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Lamar Smith Randy Weber anti-fracking groups funding by Russia
Two key House Republicans have called on the Trump administration to investigate whether Russia is trying to undermine the U.S. energy industry by funding environmental activism as part of a “propagan...
Trump signs executive order on offshore drilling
The order could roll back some of former President Obama's attempts to ban offshore oil and gas drilling along parts of the Outer Continental Shelf. Learn mo...
Agricultural Economists' Brief Assessment Of NYT 'Doubts About the Promised Bounty.. | GMO Answers
Two agricultural economists refute claims that GM crops have not increased yields and GM technology has not reduced pesticide applications with concrete data and credible insight.
One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto
Jerry Hayes is on a quest to save the bees. So when Monsanto began investigating a way to help, he joined them---and kicked up a swarm of controversy.
107 Nobel laureates Sign Letter Blasting Greenpeace Over GMOs
It's the latest sign of a rift between the scientific establishment and anti-GMO activists. More than 100 Nobel laureates have signed a letter urging Greenpeace to end its opposition to genetically mo...
Not All Islands Are An Isolated Paradise: These Are The World's Most Congested
While most people envision islands as a wonderful, isolated tropical paradise, the reality can be strikingly different, especially on the world's most congested islands.
Poland Becomes 14th European Nation to Officially Ban GMOs
Continuing a trend of GMO bans sweeping across Europe, the nation of Poland has officially announced its decision to join 13 other nations so far in excluding Monsanto’s controversial crops from its n...
Tiny Vermont Brings Food Industry To Its Knees On GMO Labels
General Mills’ announcement on Friday that it will start labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients to comply with a Vermont law shows food companies might be throwing in the towe...
Ethicists Approve “3 Parent” Embryos To Stop Diseases, But Congressional Ban Remains
An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded approval Wednesday of a novel form of genetic engineering that could prevent congenital diseases but would result in babies with genetic m...
​Digging for seeds of truth in GMO debate
Genetically-modified plants can be a boon to farmers (and corporations), but skeptical consumers want more answers about food safety
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Climate change controversies
The global warming controversy concerns the public debate over whether global warming is occurring, how much has occurred in modern times, what has caused it, what its effects will be, whether any act...
Climate change controversies - Wikipedia
Environmental skepticism
Environmental skepticism is the belief that claims by environmentalists, and the environmental scientists who support them, are false or exaggerated. The term is also applied to those who are critical...
Genetically modified organism
A genetically modified organism (GMO) is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. GMOs are the source of genetically modified foods and are also widel...
Seal hunting
Seal hunting, or sealing, is the personal or commercial hunting of seals. Seal hunting is currently practiced in eight countries: Canada, where most of the world's seal hunting takes place, Namibia, G...
Seal hunting - Wikipedia
Methyl iodide
Methyl iodide, also called iodomethane, and commonly abbreviated "MeI", is the chemical compound with the formula CH3I. It is a dense, colorless, volatile liquid. In terms of chemical structure, it ...
Methyl iodide - Wikipedia
World population
The world population is the total number of living humans on Earth. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the world population exceeded 7 billion on March 12, 2012. According to a separate es...
World population - Wikipedia
My Ancestors Were Rogues and Murderers
My Ancestors Were Rogues and Murderers is a 2005 National Film Board of Canada documentary film by Newfoundland filmmaker Anne Troake, which explores her own family's ties to the seal hunt and seeks ...
Lamar Smith Randy Weber anti-fracking groups funding by Russia
Two key House Republicans have called on the Trump administration to investigate whether Russia is trying to undermine the U.S. energy industry by funding environmental activism as part of a “propagan...
One Scientist’s Crazy Bet to Save the Bees: Join Monsanto
Jerry Hayes is on a quest to save the bees. So when Monsanto began investigating a way to help, he joined them---and kicked up a swarm of controversy.
Media coverage of climate change
Media coverage of climate change has had effects on public opinion on climate change, as it mediates the scientific opinion on climate change that the global instrumental temperature record shows incr...
Media coverage of climate change - Wikipedia