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Bee decline overshadows Endangered Species Act's 40th anniversary | Al Jazeera America

Bee decline overshadows Endangered Species Act's 40th anniversary | Al Jazeera America | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Beekeeping and environmental groups have sued the EPA over registering a new pesticide linked to bee deaths
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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, June 11, 2014 11:08 AM

"Nearly one-third of all honey bee colonies in the U.S. have vanished, the National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) has said. In some areas of the country, more than 50 percent of bees have disappeared."

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Ice Dream - What if an iceberg could be towed to the Canary Islands?

Each year, hundreds of thousands of icebergs are produced from glaciers, all are destined to melt and be lost in the oceans' salt waters. IF WE test, simulat...

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I read a science fiction book that included a character who had the job of towing icebergs for their water. He ignores a distress call, loses his job. This isn't central to the story, but it came to mind (I can't remember the title of the book). 

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Mark Lynas: truth, treachery and GM food

Mark Lynas: truth, treachery and GM food | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Mark Lynas spent years destroying genetically modified crops in the name of the environment. Now he's told the world that he was wrong. So why did he change his mind?
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