Canadian government burns 100+ years of environmental data, books, and public records.
Conservative government closed environmental libraries containing historic environment records. Scientists protest to no avail. Public silent.Many collections such as the Maurice Lamontagne Institute Library in Mont-Joli, Quebec ended up in dumpsters while others such as Winnipeg’s historic Freshwater Institute library were scavenged by citizens, scientists and local environmental consultants. Others were burned or went to landfills, say scientists.
Why is Monsanto uncorking the champagne??
Countries are rushing to agree a secret trade deal that would allow companies to sue our governments for passing laws that protect us, but reduce their profits! But three countries are wobbling and we can get them to scupper this corporate takeover. Add your voice.
Hundreds of Vacant Lots to Become World's Largest Urban Farm in Detroit
Hundreds of vacant lots in Detroit, Michigan will soon be transformed into the world’s largest urban farm. Governor Rick Snyder has just approved the plan proposed by a private company that has bought up 150 acres of land. Hantz Woodlands will turn the sites into workable farmland to produce fresh food for the Detroit area.
Read more: Hundreds of Vacant Lots to Become World’s Largest Urban Farm in Detroit | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Misgivings About How a Weed Killer Affects the Soil
Some farmers are examining their soil, and finding cause for concern after years of using glyphosate to kill weeds in their fields.