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The $1 billion weather app: why Monsanto is betting the farm on smarter forecasts

The $1 billion weather app: why Monsanto is betting the farm on smarter forecasts | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
To look at Monsanto’s product pages, you’d think the company’s business is in selling two closely related commodities: agricultural seeds and weed killers. But that would be like saying that...
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Flesh-Eating Cocaine Found in N.Y., L.A.

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Cocaine cut with the veterinary drug levamisole could be the culprit in a flurry of flesh-eating disease in New York and Los Angeles. The drug, used to deworm cattle, pigs and sheep, can rot the skin off noses, ears and cheeks.
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Prions found in plants cause concern - Stevenspointjournal

Prions found in plants cause concern Stevenspointjournal Prions — the infectious, deformed proteins that cause chronic wasting disease, or CWD, in deer — can be taken up by plants such as alfalfa, corn and tomatoes, according to new research from...
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Phuket News: Animal welfare groups form international alliance to end dog meat trade

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ASIA: Animal protection organisations have formed Asia Canine Protection Alliance to end the inhumane dog meat trade responsible for slaughtering an estimated five million dogs for human consumption p (Phuket News: Animal welfare groups form international...
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Tyson Foods to suspend buying cattle fed Zilmax additive - Reuters

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Tyson Foods to suspend buying cattle fed Zilmax additive
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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S.
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Japan PM promises Fukushima action

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Japan's prime minister pledges action on the Fukushima clean-up, as officials say up to 300 tonnes of radioactive water may be leaking daily.
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WARNING! obama's bff Monsanto in bed with EPA Allows Monsanto's Glyphosate Herbicide At Levels 60 Times Higher Above Toxic Exposure For Canola, Soy, Sunflower, Flax and Peanuts

WARNING! obama's bff Monsanto in bed with EPA Allows Monsanto's Glyphosate Herbicide At Levels 60 Times Higher Above Toxic Exposure For Canola, Soy, Sunflower, Flax and Peanuts | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Prevent Disease - by NATASHA LONGO Are we starting to come full circle to the reality that we can no longer trust big agriculture or our food industry for responsible policies and procurement? Last...

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Plant strong Indonesia: A Healthy Diet for Everyone

This is a presentation I gave to a variety of audiences in Jakarta and Bandung, Indonesia. I presented in English with a translator. I also gave a demonstration on how to make the "green smoothie" discussed in the presentation.

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Monsanto now overriding natural law by attempting to patent multiple common vegetables, fruits

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Monsanto now overriding natural law by attempting to patent multiple common vegetables, fruits

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Threat to dairy exports widens - Stuff.co.nz

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Threat to dairy exports widens
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Last updated 11:08 05/08/2013. Reuters. New Zealand dairy company Fonterra announced bacteria that could cause botulism found in some of its products. Julie Noce reports.
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List of Foods We Will Lose if We Don’t Save the Bees

List of Foods We Will Lose if We Don’t Save the Bees | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Many pesticides have been found to cause grave danger to our bees, and with the recent colony collapses in Oregon, it’s time to take a hard look at what we would be missing without bee pollination.
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Do Indoor Plants Really Clean the Air? - LiveScience.com

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Do Indoor Plants Really Clean the Air?
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Sure, that potted fern is pretty, but can it really spruce up the air quality in your home?
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Food & Water Watch Questions USDA After Dioxin-Contaminated Chicken ... - Food Poisoning Bulletin

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"Mink Stolen": Animal rights group say it released hundreds of fur-bearing ... - CBS News

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Washingtonians Fight for GMO Labeling - Huffington Post

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Washingtonians Fight for GMO Labeling Huffington Post This November, voters in Washington State will get to decide whether or not people should have the right to know if there are genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in the food they buy when they...
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Animal welfare board of India bats for shark finning ban - Economic Times

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Animal welfare board of India bats for shark finning ban Economic Times NEW DELHI: The animal welfare board of India (AWBI) has issued an advisory to coastal state fisheries Thursday urging them to allow fishermen to land sharks with their fins...
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Animal welfare board of India bats for shark finning ban - Economic Times

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Animal welfare board of India bats for shark finning ban Economic Times NEW DELHI: The animal welfare board of India (AWBI) has issued an advisory to coastal state fisheries Thursday urging them to allow fishermen to land sharks with their fins...
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Letter: Abolish Farm Bill amendment threatening states' animal welfare laws - The Flint Journal - MLive.com

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Letter: Abolish Farm Bill amendment threatening states' animal welfare laws
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The provision, dubbed "the King amendment," would open the door for animal abuse to flourish in Michigan.
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PETITION: HORRIFYING HUMAN EVIDENCE: Monsanto: Stop Use of EXTREMELY TOXIC Products Treated with Round Up Glyphosate, is > 60 Times Toxic to Humans

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The 1000 racehorses killed in just six years: Rights campaigners call on ... - Daily Mail

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Judge stalls horse-slaughter plant opening - Deming Headlight

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ALBUQUERUQUE >> A federal judge ruled Friday that two horse-slaughter plants pose a threat to the environment and they cannot open next week.
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Tell USDA: Act Now to Safeguard Elephant Nosey and the Publi ...

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IDA has filed three new complaints with the USDA in as many weeks based on reports from eyewitnesses. These complaints provided new observations, photographs, and video showing that the negligent and abusive ...
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Thousands of black cats killed in Italy for fur and rituals - ANSA English - ANSA.it

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Thousands of black cats killed in Italy for fur and rituals, Animal rights organization says phenomenon a 'massacre', , English News, Ansa (Thousands of black cats killed in Italy for fur and rituals: Animal rights organization says phenomenon a 'massacre'...
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Do you want to vacation in the GMO chemical testing capital of the world? Tell Hawaii leaders it's time to stop allowing Monsanto, Syngenta and the big biotech companies to Stop Poisoning Paradise!

Do you want to vacation in the GMO chemical testing capital of the world? Tell Hawaii leaders it's time to stop allowing Monsanto, Syngenta and the big biotech companies to Stop Poisoning Paradise! | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Do you want to vacation in the GMO chemical testing capital of the world? Tell Hawaii leaders it's time to stop allowing Monsanto, Syngenta and the big biotech companies to Stop Poisoning Paradise!

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, July 29, 2013 9:12 PM

The danger is spreading beyond the contiguos United States.

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Obama EPA Censored Key Pennsylvania Fracking Water Contamination Study - Huffington Post

Obama EPA Censored Key Pennsylvania Fracking Water Contamination Study Huffington Post A must-read Los Angeles Times story by Neela Banerjee demonstrates that -- once again -- the Obama administration put the kibosh on a key Environmental...
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