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ANDREW P. MORRISS, Tulsa World

For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.

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t the height of the smog Beijing authorities said readings for PM2.5 -- particles small enough deeply to penetrate the lungs -- hit 993 micrograms per cubic metre, almost 40 times the World Health Organisation's safe limit.

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The correlation is across different states and countries who stopped using leaded gasoline at different times. Violent crime peaks around 20 years after lead pollution peaks. The crime rates in big and small cities in the US, once wildly different, h

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Then there's BrightSource Energy, the outfit bailed out by Obama last year despite being $1.8billion in debt. The scary thing is these are only a few names on a long list of companies just like

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These days, the temporary holding pens and long-term pastures where many wild horses end up are nearing capacity or full. And the cost of caring for them has ballooned over the past decade. “We’re looking at critical mass,” said Tom Gorey, a spoke

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The conversion of traditional farmland to blueberry production also eliminates habitat in which the raptors might otherwise find prey, Day said. Agricultural pesticides — a poisoning risk — are also an issue. Formed 37 years ago, OWL (owlcanada.ca

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This inspiring video is from permaculture expert Geoff Lawton’s farm in Australia. He shows how it’s done. This is a vision of a sane future for humans and food production which protects the environment. Highly recommended.

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