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WHILE SOME ASSERT that farming fish in cages at sea is the only sustainable way to meet the growing global demand for seafood, the reality is that the practice is far from sustainable.
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade deal currently under negotiation among 12 nations—Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, - Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United State.
Created by our partners at Beyond Pesticides for our joint BEE Protective campaign, this fact sheet gives you the tips you need to avoid bee-toxic neinicotinoid pesticides in your home, yard and schools.
The recent article, “ Seeds of Doubt ,” in the August 25, 2014 issue of The New Yorker by Michael Specter echoes common myths about genetically engineered (GE) crops and omits legitimate scientific critiques of the technology.
MYTH: There are no studies that link neonicotinoids to widespread bee losses. - TRUTH: There is a wealth of independent, peer-reviewed scientific literature linking expo-sure to neonicotinoids to bee deaths and poor bee health.
In 2011, Center for Food Safety submitted a formal legal petition to the - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of over 650 companies and organizations demanding that FDA require the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods.
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Monarch butterfly population is by far lowest ever recorded: - WWF Press Release, January 29th 2014: https://worldwildlife.
Agricultural biotechnology companies such as Dow Chemical and Monsanto have recently created new genetically engineered (GE) crops to be resistant to highly toxic herbicides, including 2,4-D, one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange, the deadly c.
Like managed honey bees and native bees, moths and butterflies are also important pollinators. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists nearly 40 pollinator species as threatened or endangered, and several more are currently being considered.
Which supermarket foods are genetically engineered? This is probably the most urgent question the public has about these novel foods. Opinion polls show that up to 90 percent of the American public wants GE foods labeled.
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