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The Biggest Cost Of Pesticides: Honeybee Colony Collapse

After years of head-scratching, scientists from various horizons are coming to the same conclusion: pesticides are major culprits. Grist gives an excellent overview of various studies recently published. Time’s Ecocentric Blog and Wired focus on a controversial Harvard study that claims to ID the bee … Continue reading

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Public Debate Shifting On Farms Subsidies

The budget crisis has emerged as the ideal context for a critical public debate about farm [perverse] subsidies. Here’s an enlightening article about the Farm Bill that makes the case against supporting Big Ag—in the mainstream media, no less! Farmers Making … Continue reading

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