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US Public Overwhelmingly Rejects Genetically Engineered Trees

30 Apr, 2013

Upcoming Protests Disrupt Tree Biotech Conference Plans   Asheville, NC – By a majority of almost 99.99% to .01%, the US public overwhelming rejected steps toward the legalization of genetically engineered trees during the USDA APHIS [1] public comment period that ended yesterday. The comments were in response to a petition by genetically engineered (GE) tree company ArborGen requesting permission to commercially sell their GE freeze tolerant eucalyptus trees.[2] Calls for a ban on the technology flooded the APHIS office, …

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IPBES: An Unbearable Burden

20 Feb, 2013

By S.Faizi (cross-posted from Countercurrents.org) Surplus income of some countries and under-employed experts when combined together can create global havocs.…

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