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U.S. Honey Business Facing Pesticide Issues   

By Larraine Roulston: The pesticide glyphosate, developed by Monsanto, is being sprayed on U.S. agricultural lands. This pesticide, recently classified as a probable human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, prompted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to test foods. The FDA aims to establish and validate testing methodology for …

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Hawaii to Ban Swimming with Spinner Dolphins

By Kim Robson: Hawaii’s Spinner dolphins are nocturnal – they hunt for food at night and then come closer to shore during the day to rest, socialize and nurture their young. Unfortunately, daytime is when tour groups interact with the dolphins. Spinners are famous for their acrobatic displays, leaping from the water and spinning along their longitudinal axis as they soar through the air. Federal regulators are …

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30 Years After Disaster, Life Is Growing in Chernobyl

By Fredrica Syren: I remember it as if it were yesterday — the Chernobyl accident. The accident the world still talks about…30 years later. I was a child in Sweden when suddenly all the adults were talking about the nuclear power plant in Pripyat. On April 26, 1986, Ukraine had …

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