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More GM Watch news from around the planet

  Meta-analysis reveals major unintended differences between GMO and non-GMO cultivated plants The myth of “substantial equivalence” between GM crops and their closest non-GM relatives (called “isolines”) has taken yet another scientific hit. Researchers performed a meta-analysis of genetic data…

 

Water and Wine with Rue

Water and Wine with Rue June 26, 2018 Summer is upon us, and as the hills in our region turn from the lush green of spring to the tawny brown dotted with the dark green of oaks, pines and redwoods,…

 

Water, Wine & Weed, news from Sierra Club

News from Sierra Club Redwood Chapter Sonoma • Napa • Solano • Mendocino • Lake • Humboldt • W. Siskiyou • Trinity • Del Norte Water, Wine & Weed Can concerned citizens protect watersheds and groundwater basins from depletion as…

 

CAG Update on Working Forest Management Plan

Hello Forestry Supporters We finally got a decision from the Court (after our early May trial – which went really well) – which I will summarize – below (court decision -available on request A BIG  THANK YOU !!!!!  to those…

 

Earth’s dismal water future, mapped

Declining groundwater quality and subsiding land are signals that the aquifers are being pushed past their tipping point. Earth’s dismal water future, mapped By Jay Famiglietti Jun 10, 2018 | 4:05 AM Satellite data and images are provocative, even disturbing….

 

A look into glyphosate and soil health

A look into glyphosate and soil health Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp, has been labeled by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer as a “probable human carcinogen.” Given the probable impacts of glyphosate on…