Archive for December, 2007 :

Squirrels Use Snake Scent
December 26th, 2007

Clever California ground squirrels and rock squirrels chew up rattlesnake skin and smear it on their fur to mask their scent from predators.


Organic Lemonade Much Healthier Than Non-Organic
December 26th, 2007

Organic lemonade contains 10 times more of a certain antioxidant than a glass of its conventional counterpart.


UN Warns On Soaring Food Prices
December 17th, 2007

The soaring cost of food is threatening millions of people in poor countries, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned.


Canadian Provinces Prohibit Clean Cars
December 17th, 2007

The Zenn electric car made in Canada can’t be driven on Canadian roads even though it has been approved by the Federal government. Provincial govts. won’t allow the zero emissions cars.


Eco-Oasis in Abu Dhabi
December 16th, 2007

In a delicious irony, Abu Dhabi is pouring oil billions into a zero-emissions metropolis in the desert.


Climate Change Deal Reached
December 16th, 2007

After a long struggle, the delegates at the UN climate conference on Bali finally managed to agree on a roadmap for fighting climate change. While it is a start, no concrete steps were established.


Fruits and Veggies Reduce Cancer
December 10th, 2007

Another study has shown the obvious, a diet rich in fruits and vegetables greatly reduces cancer while eating meat and dairy products increases the risk.


France Suspends Commercial GMO Seed Use
December 9th, 2007

Unwilling to submit to the will of agro-chemical companies, France suspended the commercial use of genetically modified seeds. However, GMO test plots will continue to contaminate non-GMO plants.


Cell Phone Use Increases Tumour Risk
December 9th, 2007

Regular use of mobile telephones increases the risk of developing tumours, a new scientific study by Israeli researchers and published in the American Journal of Epidemiology revealed


Google to Get Greener?
December 2nd, 2007

Google recently announced its plans to spend hundreds of millions developing clean energy systems.


Monsatano Develops Even More Dangerous Crops
December 2nd, 2007

It isn’t enough that many genetically engineered crops contain a slow-acting poison, now Monsanto is engineering crops that will kill by interfering with genes.


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