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    1. Against The Grain, Part 2
    The corporations that are introducing genetically modified crops into the global ecosystem want you to think of genetic engineering as a well-understood science similar to ...
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    2. Green-Based Urban Growth: Next Wave of Environmentalism
    After it was introduced 30 years ago, the phrase "think globally, act locally" became an environmental rallying cry for an entire generation. Yet the grand ...
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    3. Manifesto For Seeds
    High impact manifesto on behalf of seeds, their heritage, meaning, threatened status. Rants against governmental/corporate debasement of these "capsules of life." I can supply plain ...
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    4. Phytoremediation: A Green Solution to Pollution
    Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending the mistakes of ...
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    5. The Major Cause of Cancer--Part 3
    John Gofman is a medical doctor with a Ph.D. degree in nuclear and physical chemistry. He is professor emeritus of molecular and cell biology at ...
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    6. 1998: A Watershed Year for the Carbohydrate Economy?
    150 years ago, ours was a carbohydrate economy. Clothes, houses, vehicles, chemicals, dyes, and inks were derived from plants. Now nearly every product produced is ...
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    7. Against The Grain
    A new book by Marc Lappe and Britt Bailey, AGAINST THE GRAIN, makes it clear that genetic engineering is revolutionizing U.S. agriculture almost overnight. ...
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    8. Biotech: The Pendulum Swings Back
    In recent months, opposition to genetically modified (GM) foods has exploded in both Europe and Asia. A powerful consumer/farmer backlash has spread across Europe and ...
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    9. Cause for Precautionary Action
    After four years of study, the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences published its report on hormone-disrupting chemicals in the environment. ...
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    10. Genetically Altering The World's Food
    On January 14, after an 8-year scientific review, Canada rejected Monsanto corporation's request for approval of its genetically altered milk hormone, rBGH, a drug that ...
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    11. Green Living Center: Radon
    USA
    Radon gas is released during the natural breakdown of radium in soil, rock and groundwater. In certain areas of the country, this gas enters into ...
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    12. Herbal Medicine is Thriving: Let's Make it Sustainable
    In recent years, the battles waged by proponents of herbal medicines were aimed at getting remedies accepted by a skeptical public and government. They spent ...
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    13. Medicinal Treasures of the Rainforests
    USA
    Covering only 6 percent of the Earth's surface, tropical moist forests contain at least half of all species. The abundant botanical resources of tropical forests ...
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    14. Off-Grid Guerrilla Games
    CA, USA
    At the end of a gravel road, in the shadow of a mountain just outside a small Northern California town, a guerrilla war is going ...
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    15. Oz Farm News
    Fast, efficient and comprehensive news and information service on Australian Farming and Regional Communities. Rapid access to over 100 topics on farming, livestock, crops, food, ...
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    16. Pesticides In The News
    Pesticides continue to produce unpleasant surprises around the world. ...
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    17. Resurrecting the Ugly American
    "Attempts to forge the world's first treaty to regulate trade in genetically modified products failed this morning when the United States and five other big ...
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    18. Sustainability and Ag Biotech
    How will genetically modified seeds, crops and foods affect the sustainability of U.S. agriculture? During 1999, agricultural economist Charles Benbrook tried to answer that question. ...
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    19. The Carbon Pushers
    Four years ago the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded that humans are at least partly responsible for global warming: "The balance of evidence ...
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    20. The Modern-Day Island of Dr. Moreau
    In 1996, the movie version of H.G. Wells' science-fiction classic The Island of Dr. Moreau, an eerie tale about a deranged scientist who performs gene-splicing ...
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