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 […]

BP Spill: Catastrophe, Sure. Disaster?  Nah.

BP Spill: Catastrophe, Sure. Disaster? Nah.

BP Spill: Catastrophe, Sure. Disaster? Nah. Why hasn’t a single Gulf governor asked Obama to declare the spill a federal disaster? By Mac McClelland | Fri Aug. 13, 2010 Given the size and far-reaching devastation of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, you may have assumed that it qualifies as a federal disaster. Though you’d have […]

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. […]

Got Ice Cream • Happy Pi Day !!

Got Ice Cream • Happy Pi Day !!