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Blog/News (April 10, 2017) Originally published by Chemical & Engineering News April 10th 2017 by Melody M. Bomgardner Two of the three megamergers occurring in the agrochemicals industry are taking major steps toward completion. DuPont has struck a deal that satisfies…

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Blog/News (April 9, 2017) Originally published by Grist April 9th, 2017 By Matthew Russell President Trump, congressional Republicans, and most American farmers share common positions on climate change: They question the science showing human activity is altering the global…

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Blog/News (April 7, 2017) Originally published by Modern Farmer  April 7th, 2016 By Dan Nosowitz Neonicotinoids—the nicotine-like class of insecticides that's been linked to the widespread deaths of bees—are, weirdly, under-studied. Despite widespread outrage and bans…

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Blog/News (April 6, 2017) Originally published by the Guardian  April 6th, 2017 by Damian Carrington Virtually all farms could significantly cut their pesticide use while still producing as much food, according to a major new study. The research also shows chemical…

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Blog/News (April 5, 2017) Originally published by the Guardian  April 5th, 2017 by Sam Levin The EPA chief, Scott Pruitt, has ignored the scientific recommendation of his own agency to allow continued use of chlorpyrifos, despite its links to brain damage Environmental…

Blog/News (April 5, 2017) Glyphosate, the key chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide, has been the subject of numerous headlines concerning its toxicity over the last few weeks. Here is a rundown of the latest updates on glyphosate: Glyphosate Deemed Probably Carcinogen As…

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Blog/News (April 5, 2017) Originally published by NPR  April 5th 2017 By Clare Leschin-Hoar It doesn't take more than a few episodes of the Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch to get the idea that commercial fishing can be a career path rife with risk, making it one of the…

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Blog/News (April 5, 2017) Originally published by Colorado Public Radio April 5th, 2017 by Grace Hood To see the worst of the coal slump in Colorado, look no further than the state’s North Fork Valley. Since 2013, two out of three mines have closed around Paonia. The region…

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Blog/News (April 4, 2017) Originally published by the Huffington Post April 4th, 2017 By Carey Gillam Concerns about the world’s most widely used herbicide are taking a new twist as researchers unveil data that indicates pervasive use of Monsanto Co.’s weed killer could be…

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Blog/News (April 4, 2017) Originally published by Modern Farmer April 4th, 2017 by Dan Nosowitz Studies about climate change's effects on agriculture often focus on what sorts of crops will survive and where, or how agricultural practices can mitigate those effects. But a…

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Blog/News (April 3, 2017) With spring quickly approaching, it’s time to transition from hearty stews and soups to lighter fare like crisp salads. To ensure spring meals are light as well as satiating, adding a whole grain is a great way to sustain fullness without…

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Blog/News (April 3, 2017) Register » Women As Game Changers A 5-week online course that can transform you, your business and the world. Free for Green Business Network members. On January 21, 2017, an estimated 4.5 million women across the globe marched to protest a world…

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Blog/News (April 3, 2017) Originally published by Modern Farmer April 3rd, 2017 By Dan Nosowitz The EU is an interesting counterpoint to the US in terms of its relationship with GMO crops. Currently, only one GMO crop is grown in Europe, and opposition to adding to it is…

Blog/News (March 30, 2017)   When Donald Trump signed an Executive Order this week to roll back the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, he did so surrounded by coal miners and executives. The event was deliberately staged at the EPA just to make clear his complete…
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Blog/News (March 30, 2017) Originally published by Modern Farmer  March 30th, 2017 by Dan Nosowitz In one of his first moves as the newly appointed head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt—former Republican Attorney General of Oklahoma who, while in that…

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Blog/News (March 29, 2017) Originally published by Sustainable Pulse  March 29th, 2017 The Californian Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has determined that glyphosate (CAS No. 1071-83-6) will be added to the list of chemicals known to the state to…

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Blog/News (March 29, 2017) Originally published by NPR March 29th, 2017 by Dan Charles Update 7:06 P.M. Eastern: The EPA says it's reversing course and keeping this pesticide on the market. That's despite the agency's earlier conclusion, reached during the Obama…

Blog/News (March 28, 2017) Darden—the parent company of Olive Garden, Yard House, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other franchises—has over 1,500 franchise locations, employs 150,000 people, and serves more than 320 million meals per year. It’s the largest sit-down restaurant…
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Blog/News (March 28, 2017) Originally published by Organic Authority  March 28th, 2017 by Jill Ettinger Osborn & Barr, an advertising firm based in St. Louis, Missouri, is facing more than 130 lawsuits over the link between its former client, Monsanto, and cases of cancer…

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Blog/News (March 27, 2017) Originally published by the Guardian March 27th, 2017 by Arthur Nelsen Green groups say $130bn merger signals lack of choice for farmers who need more seed diversity to adapt to changing climate The EU has approved a $130bn mega-merger between Dow…