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Will Costco be the GMO salmon store?

Mar. 19, 2015 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog, Food and Technology

On the heels of the introduction of Sen. Murkowski's (R-Alaska) bill last week to crack down on the potential introduction of GMO salmon, Costco is at a crossroads. Will it join its grocery competitors and reject AquaBounty’s GMO salmon, cur...

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Rolling out the green carpet: Friend or foe of the Earth?

Feb. 21, 2015 / Posted by: Adam Russell / Categories: Blog

This weekend marks the end of the traditional Hollywood awards season as millions tune in for the Oscars tomorrow night, recognizing the best movies of 2014. In the same mode, we would like to take a moment to reflect on some of last year's winner...

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Ugandan farmers sue over palm oil land grab

Feb. 19, 2015 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Farmers in Uganda evicted by oil palm plantations filed a lawsuit today against a joint venture co-owned by palm oil giant Wilmar International. The farmers, with the support of Friends of the Earth Uganda, are demanding restitution and fair compe...

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