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This Pesticide Can Cause Cancer and Harms Insects – Why Is It Being Used and How Can We Stop It?

Monsanto’s XtendiMax pesticide is a new version of the toxic weed killer dicamba. For years we have heard about the problems with Monsanto’s …

National Academy of Sciences

What the Rescue of a Baby Orangutan Teaches Us About Our Snacks and the Illegal Pet Trade

Vena, an eight-month-old orangutan, should still be in the arms of her mom in the forest of Borneo. Instead, she’s living in quarantine at a …

How to Use Crop Rotation for Healthier Soils and Higher Productivity

A vital part to thinking long-term with organic gardening is to learn about and utilize crop rotation to maintain healthy soils and extend …

Potato and ‘Cheddar’ Quiche [Vegan]

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Recipes

Obamacare repeal bill passes final procedural hurdle

The House on Friday approved a rule for debating the Obamacare repeal bill, removing the final procedural barrier in front of the contentious measure.<p>The 230-194 vote saw six Republicans break ranks to vote no.<p>The rule restricts new amendments from being offered on the floor and sets floor debate …

The Brazen Killing Of A Putin Critic Fuels Suspicion Of The Kremlin

The former Russian member of parliament was fatally shot in broad daylight in Ukraine's capital.<p>A prominent Russian member of parliament turned exiled critic of Russia’s president was shot dead in the center of Ukraine’s capital of Kiev on Thursday. One day earlier, a lawyer associated with the …

If You Can’t Bear to Watch Straws Being Pulled Out of Turtles’ Noses, Sign This Petition to Help

Plastic pollution is flooding our oceans and killing the irreplaceable lives who call the sea home. It is estimated that we dump 8.8 million tons of …

Pollution