Feb 192019
 

With thanks to Gordon Edwards: Comment: Industry loves the concept that pollution can be “sold” as a benefit to people.  In particular, claiming that chronic radioactive pollution left over from nuclear disasters or from atomic warfare is not ultimately harmful, makes both the spread of nuclear power worldwide and the potential for “limited” nuclear warfare […]

Feb 142019
 
2019-02-10  Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature',  The Guardian

Exclusive: Insects could vanish within a century at current rate of decline, says global review Why are insects in decline, and can we do anything about it? Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington The rate of insect extinction is eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles. Photograph: Courtesy of Entomologisher Verein Krefeld The […]

Jan 172019
 
2019-01-16   Health Canada,  No independent review of Roundup Herbicide (Monsanto now Bayer),  from Canadian Cancer Survivor Network and Prevent Cancer NOW

Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Heightened by Health Canada Response   Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Are Heightened Following Replies from Health Canada (being released January 14, 2019 online) Responses Dismiss Key Science and Lack Transparency Canadians at Risk, With no Independent Review of Roundup Herbicide For Immediate Release Ottawa, January 14, 2018 – Today, Health Canada is releasing […]