Health & Lifestyle
Australia Scrubbed From UN Climate Change Report After Government Intervention
All mentions of Australia were removed from the final version of a Unesco report on climate change and world heritage sites after the Australian government objected on the grounds it could impact on tourism
Animal Rights Activists Infiltrate Tyson Plant For Fourth Time In Less Than A Year
In the new video released on Tuesday by Mercy for Animals, sickly birds covered in fecal matter, a dying bird covered in insects, and a front-end loader scooping up hundreds of dead birds and dropping them into a dumpster.
Seniors Now The Fastest Growing Demographic Of Cannabis Users
The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country.
Standing Up To Multinational Big-Ag: Nepal, Monsanto, & USAID
Without constant vigilance and activism by advocates for food security and food sovereignty in Nepal, the threat Monsanto and other corporations like it, will continuously loom.
Ikea Looks Into Replacing Styrofoam With Biodegradable Mushroom Packaging
‘We always look for new and innovative processes and sustainable materials that can contribute to our commitment’ to sustainability, an Ikea representative said.
Top Democrats Ally With Oil and Gas Industry to Fight Colorado Anti-Fracking Ballot Measures
An industry-backed committee created just to defeat fracking ballot measures in Colorado, called Protecting Colorado’s Environment, Economy, and Energy Independence, collected more than $6.3 million in the first five months of this year.
UN Assessment: Global Destruction Of Earth On Fast Track
Without a change in current trends, 'the state of the world's environment will continue to decline.'
March Against Monsanto Takes Manhattan As Global Protests Approach
Representatives of the March Against Monsanto campaign reported that glyphosate, the major ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide, ‘is consistently being discovered in everything from hospital feeding tubes and tampons to the breast milk of nursing mothers.’
Monsanto May Be Eaten By Another Beast
The agricultural giant, once an instigator of mergers and acquisitions, is now a takeover target itself.
CBS News Caught Blatantly Distorting Cannabis Study, Says Legal Pot Doubles Fatal Car Crashes
CBS not only failed to mention how statistically minuscule the doubling of cannabis-related fatal crashes actually was, it also inexplicably — and inexcusably — left out that most of those drivers had consumed other substances.