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Ex-diplomat: Venezuela farm seizure a vendetta 9.5.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
Ex-diplomat: Venezuela farm seizure a vendetta
Ex-Diplomat: Venezuela Farm Seizure a Vendetta 9.5.2010 International Herald Tribune: Americas
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- As Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations, Diego Arria dealt with major conflicts on the Security Council, participating in efforts to bring peace to places like Bosnia and Somalia.

Ex-diplomat: Venezuela farm seizure a vendetta 9.5.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
As Venezuela's ambassador to the United Nations, Diego Arria dealt with major conflicts on the Security Council, participating in efforts to bring peace to places like Bosnia and Somalia.
Ex-diplomat: Venezuela farm seizure a vendetta 9.5.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Ex-diplomat: Venezuela farm seizure a vendetta
Could marijuana save California? |reportage 9.5.2010 The Guardian -- World Latest
In the 60s hippies fled to the backwoods of northern California to grow pot. There they have been joined by growers of 'medical marijuana' – available with a doctor's recommendation – as well as by Mexican drug cartels. With cannabis now its largest cash crop, the state will soon vote on whether to legalise it fully – and even Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is thinking the enormous tax revenues might just solve his budget deficit… 'When I see that, it's like looking at a shed full of cows. I see a whole lot of work," says Jim Hill, opening the little gate into his humid greenhouse in which a forest of marijuana grows, and from which a pungent, heady scent exudes at gale force. Not work as in hard labour, emphasises Hill – though there is a bit ...
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Nicholas Kristof: Warning bells about chemicals and cancer 8.5.2010 Twincities.com: Opinion
The President's Cancer Panel is the Mount Everest of the medical mainstream, so it is astonishing to learn that it is poised to join ranks with the organic food movement and declare: Chemicals threaten our bodies.
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Step away from the tomato 8.5.2010 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Step away from the tomato
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More restaurants are trying to do the green thing 8.5.2010 Seattle Times: Top stories
Restaurants find going green is good for the environment, and good for business.
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The Earth Month report card 8.5.2010 Seattle Times: Opinion
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Canning BPA 7.5.2010 SFGate: Op-Ed
Canning BPA
Is There Anything Truly Sustainable or Humane About Eating Meat? 7.5.2010 AlterNet
Animal rights crusader Lee Hall says the only way to prevent animal suffering is to 'stop breeding these poor beings only to betray them.'
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Upcoming ban on plastics causing restaurants and retailers problems 7.5.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Beginning July 1, the city will ban meat trays made from polystyrene foam — commonly known by its Dow Chemical trademark, Styrofoam — and will require retailers to use recyclable and compostable service ware and provide appropriate bins for their disposal.
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Regulate Toxic, Cancer-Causing Chemicals BEFORE People Get Cancer? Nah. 6.5.2010 AlterNet
This post originally appeared on Balloon Juice. Atrios, the other day, describing this story about the toxic dispersants (symptoms at high doses: headaches, vomiting and reproductive problems) being poured into the gulf by the ton to break up the oil slick: Nick Kristof, today: The President’s Cancer Panel is the Mount Everest of the medical mainstream, so it is [...] ...
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Regulate Toxic, Cancer-Causing Chemicals BEFORE People Get Cancer? Nah. 6.5.2010 AlterNet
This post originally appeared on Balloon Juice. Atrios, the other day, describing this story about the toxic dispersants (symptoms at high doses: headaches, vomiting and reproductive problems) being poured into the gulf by the ton to break up the oil slick: Nick Kristof, today: The President’s Cancer Panel is the Mount Everest of the medical mainstream, so it is [...] ...
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Canning BPA 6.5.2010 SFGate: Op-Ed
Canning BPA
On Our Radar: The Oil Dome Arrives 6.5.2010 NYT > Environment
The containment dome reaches the site of the oil leak but will not be fully operational for several days.

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Why Future Prosperity Depends on More Socializing 6.5.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Bill McKibben

The following is excerpted from McKibben's latest book, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet:

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Case of the Hives 6.5.2010 American Spectator
Case of the Hives
'Biodiversity benefits of organic farming are small' 6.5.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Op-Ed Columnist: New Alarm Bells About Chemicals and Cancer 6.5.2010 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
The medical establishment has embraced the idea that untested chemicals can cause cancer. It’s time for Republicans and Democrats to address this issue.
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