Thursday, July 16, 2020

Oil from BP spill has officially entered the food chain

The first signs of Deepwater Horizon oil were found in blue crab larvae in 2010. Oil likely entered the food chain through zooplankton

Toxic Turf

What is being done to our young people?

The Republican Medicare plan is an atrocity

It only takes three Republican senators to stop it.

Leader of the Standing Rock Sioux on prayers and a President Trump

“We’re about protecting our future. And that’s what he should be about.”

Sonoma County voter success leads to largest GMO-free zone in U.S.

On election day, voters in Sonoma County successfully banned the cultivation of genetically modified crops!

Alarming levels of glyphosate found in popular American foods

The groups that released the report are calling for a permanent ban on the use of glyphosate as a pre-harvest drying agent because of the residue levels.

Organic farming in the U.S. is now bigger than ever

The number of certified organic acres in the country rose by more than 10 percent over the past two years.

I couldn’t go to Standing Rock, so I closed my bank accounts instead

There are 38 banks supporting the Dakota Access pipeline. I found out mine was one of them.

Modest wins for minimum wage, huge gains for marijuana legalization amid shock G.O.P. wave

It was an otherwise bright spot for left-leaning voters, on a night punctuated by shocking Republican gains.

EPA approval of Monsanto’s dicamba will ‘massively increase use of toxic pesticides’ on GMO...

The Center for Biological Diversity said the new EPA decision will open the door for dicamba use to jump from less than 1 million pounds to more than 25 million annually.