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A Busted Global Atmosphere

Anderson Jibas, the mayor of Bikini Atoll, has for years wanted to assert his nation’s financial independence from the United States. And late last year, he found an unlikely ally in his battle: the Trump administration. At the end of last year, the Department of the Interior released $59 million to the Bikini government to…

via The U.S. forced Bikini Islanders to deal with nuclear tests and climate change. Now, it’s walking away. — Grist

Has the tide shifted to GMOs’

DEVEX By Lisa Cornish // 01 May 2018 Each genetically modified rice plant in the greenhouses at CropDesign has a barcode and transponder, allowing it to be accurately identified at any time. Photo by: BASF / CC BY-NC-ND CANBERRA — In developing nations across the globe, governments are grappling with questions of what role, if any, genetically modified organisms should play in […]

via What are the political drivers for GMOs in developing countries? — CVD

A Brave New World-Indeed

The Trump Administration is backing a new technology for the genetic manipulation of plants and even animals with no intend to supervise or regulate against possible dangers. If left unchecked, it could open a Pandora’s Box of dangers to human health for generations. Yet very little debate is taking place on this dramatic development. Here […]

via US Gov Backs Dangerous New Genetic Manipulation Approach — Astute News