Organic Visual Aids

Organic Visual Aids

Hug a bee today!

Hug a bee today!

Bees partly loaded with pollen return to their hive. (Frank Rumpenhorst, AFP/Getty Images / May 6, 2011)   The buzzing swarms may seem scary, but we humans—and our vegetables and flowers—couldn’t get along without them By Sandy Banks   I’ve grown accustomed to the bugs that flit around my desk at home while I write. […]

Is BP following through on its pledge to “make things right” in the Gulf Coast?

Is BP following through on its pledge to “make things right” in the Gulf Coast?

Gulf Coast recovery after the BP oilpocalypse Is BP following through on its pledge to “make things right” in the Gulf Coast? How has the government response been to the spill and what can be improved? What must be done to ensure a robust environmental and economic recovery for the Gulf? Michael Conathan, CAP’s Director […]

    Wind Power Without the Blades

Wind Power Without the Blades

By Alyssa Danigelis   Noise from wind turbine blades, inadvertent bat and bird kills and even the way wind turbines look have made installing them anything but a breeze. New York design firm Atelier DNA has an alternative concept that ditches blades in favor of stalks. Resembling thin cattails, the Windstalks generate electricity when the […]

1 Billion Hectares Have Been Planted With GM Crops - Half Of Total In US

1 Billion Hectares Have Been Planted With GM Crops – Half Of Total In US

Keep in mind that there’s a bit of stats tweaking going on here. ISAAA has calculated that total by adding together all areas of land cultivated with GM crops since their introduction in 1996. In 2009 current land under GM cultivation was 148 million hectares. Brazil saw the fastest increase in GM crop adoption last […]

Alfalfa on the run!

“…market calls for a supply of crops free of genetic engineering”

Genetifically Modified Alfalfa Officially On The Way by Barry Estabrook On Thursday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) had approved the unrestricted planting of genetically modified alfalfa sold by Monsanto Co. and Forge Genetics, despite protests from organic groups and public health advocates and comments from nearly 250,000 […]

Bee having stare off with toxins !

…. Agribusiness Disaster on the Horizon ~hint bzzzzz

Author: John DeCock Environmental Activist And Writer There’s no reason for concern about the mass death of bees through Colony Collapse Disorder. No reason at all unless you happen to be a plant who relies on pollination or a living being who is planning to sustain life by eating food. If you don’t fall into either […]

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Scientists dig into the dirt of Gulf floor and strike black gold

Oil no longer on surface, but scientists dig into the dirt of Gulf floor and strike black gold CAIN BURDEAU SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press Writers 2:01 PM PDT, September 13, 2010 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Far beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, deeper than divers can go, scientists say they are finding oil […]

BP Not Denying, Just Not Paying...!

BP Not Denying, Just Not Paying…!

BP Not Denying, Just Not Paying Nearly 40,000 Oil Spill Claims BRIAN SKOLOFF AND HOLBROOK MOHR | 08/ 9/10 07:19 PM | ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Sheryl Lindsay’s wedding planner business is on the brink, crumbling with each cancellation over concerns about oil. Brides-to-be are walking away from plans for beachside vows, leaving Lindsay waiting […]

A journey of discovery on the L.A. River

A journey of discovery on the L.A. River

An expedition along a muddy stretch of the waterway offers a glimpse into the potential recreational and environmental jewel running through the city.

New Rule !

New Rule !

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Oil-threatened estuary is key to life in the gulf

Oil-threatened estuary is key to life in the gulf

Oil-threatened estuary is key to life in the gulf Shrimp, crab, oysters, gators, birds, snakes, people – all have ties to Louisiana’s Barataria Bay. The Bald Cypress Swamp of Barataria Preserve, which is more biologically diverse than the Everglades and serves as a nursery and breeding ground for the gulf’s shrimp, crab, oyster and fish. […]

"...as many as 40,000 barrels of oil have been flowing daily..."

“…as many as 40,000 barrels of oil have been flowing daily…”

Gulf oil spill figures may be double earlier estimates Richard Simon, Betina Boxall and Margot Roosevelt June 11, 2010 Reporting from Washington and Los Angeles Government scientists said Thursday that as many as 40,000 barrels of oil have been flowing daily from the blown-out BP well, doubling earlier estimates and greatly expanding the scope of […]

Caroline Casey-Michael Ruppert > Lifeboat Movement Goes Live !

Caroline Casey-Michael Ruppert > Lifeboat Movement Goes Live !

The Visionary Activist – Dark of Moon, Dark of Oil Regime, Lifeboat Movement Goes Live Caroline Casey_Michael Ruppert 061010 Caroline welcomes appropriately dire long-time prognosticator of peak oil industrial collapse, fellow presenter at Harmony Festival, Mike Ruppert. Critique and encouragement to build life-boats. “Localize or Die.” http://www.collapsenet.com/ …the most rousing romp through dire information I […]

"It's not a leak, it's a volcano spewing oil"

“It’s not a leak, it’s a volcano spewing oil”

Amateur Video Of Gulf Oil Slick – Worse Than BP Admits Video is from Alabama resident John Wathen as a volunteer pilot flew him over the area where the oil rig sank. Officials have stopped guessing at the amount of oil leaking although some speculate it may be closer to 1 million gallons per day. […]