Barbara H. Peterson on March 22nd, 2012

An application from ArborGen has taken a sinister turn in declaring most, if not all of the genetically modified (GM) constructs in a Eucalyptus hybrid clone to be tested in environmental release ‘Confidential Business information’, thereby precluding any meaningful independent safety and environmental assessment of the GM trees, or appropriate remedial action and identification in case of harm caused to the environment and innocent bystanders. The USDA/ APHIS (United States Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service) has yet again made a highly flawed Environmental Assessment (EA) on the proposed release, dismissing every issue on safety largely on a priori assumptions and in the absence of real data [1].

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Barbara H. Peterson on February 15th, 2012

Must-see full length documentary.

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Barbara H. Peterson on August 20th, 2010

We hope this article will inspire some to explore this as an eco-commerce that would offer great barter opportunities when the current money-based economy falters.

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