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Bravo to Germany for banning cultivation

We’re thrilled with a historic victory against genetically engineered crops. Germany has just announced that it will become the sixth EU country to ban the cultivation of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) maize MON810 – the only GE crop that can be commercially grown in the region. The German Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, […]

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Masked men damage Shell site in west of Ireland

The Corrib Natural Gas Field, operated by Shell off the northwest Irish coast, has drawn environmental protests against the laying of a pipeline between the gas field and the mainland and local people fear pollution. Police said one environmental protester, removed by security guards on Thursday from the compound, was taken to hospital. The Shell […]

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Icebergs break away from Antarctic iceshelf

A huge iceshelf that has wrenched away from the Antarctic peninsula has started to fracture into icebergs, the European Space Agency (ESA) here said on Tuesday. “Satellite images show that icebergs have begun to calve (break away) from the northern front of the Wilkins Ice Shelf — indicating that the huge shelf has become unstable,” […]

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MONSANTO SUES GERMAN GOVERNMENT OVER BAN OF CORN TRAIT

Monsanto has filed suit against the German government for their decision to ban a genetically modified corn. MON810 maize, a Bt corn has been approved for animal feed in the European Union since 1998 and in Germany since 2005. But German Agriculture Minister Ilse Aigner says she has “legitimate reasons” to believe the corn is […]

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Climate change hitting entire Arctic ecosystem

Extensive climate change is now affecting every form of life in the Arctic, according to a major new assessment by international polar scientists. In the past four years, air temperatures have increased, sea ice has declined sharply, surface waters in the Arctic ocean have warmed and permafrost is in some areas rapidly thawing. In addition, […]

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Earth Liberation Front Torches Slaughterhouse in Santiago, Chile

On Monday, November 23, at 11:50 pm, we installed an incendiary device in a slaughterhouse (located in the immediate vicinity of Juan Cristóbal, comuna de Recoleta) activated by an easily operated timer. The objective was not to burn the place completely, but to cause damage to a freezer soiled with death and torture. We believe […]

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Earth Liberation Front Threatens Future Actions of Environmental Protection in Graffiti Left on Buildings in WA

Maltby, WA The underground environmental protection group, Earth Liberation Front (ELF) left a strong warning in Washington State this week, spray-painting a message on industrial buildings in the City of Maltby. The message, left specifically for the Master Builder’s Association and Andy Skotdal, owner of Everett’s KRKO-AM 1380 radio station, stated: ” MBA KRKO/Snotdol Empire. […]

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Earth Liberation Front Topples Radio Station Towers in Snohomish County, WA

Everett, WA: Two radio station towers were torn down early Friday by the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) in the Lord’s Hills valley in Snohomish County, WA. The towers, owned by station KRKO, have been a source of controversy for years. A sign left at the scene claimed responsibility by the ELF. ” Due to the […]

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DuPont, Lucite fined $2 million over pollution equipment

DuPont Co. and Lucite International have agreed to pay $2 million in fines for not upgrading pollution-control equipment when they added equipment to increase production at a sulfuric acid plant in Belle, federal officials announced Monday. DuPont and Lucite violated federal and state pollution laws by not telling regulators about the expansion, failing to obtain […]

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Cancer-causing agents in drinking water

Millions of tons of pharmaceutical waste is dumped into our water supply each year, according to an Associated Press investigation. Hospitals and long-term care facilities flush unused medications, putting contaminates into our drinking water. Associated Press investigators put the estimate at 271 million tons a year. “Researchers are finding evidence that even extremely diluted concentrations […]

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