25 Feb '12, 8pm

Dow and Monsanto Join Forces to Poison America's Heartland | Care2 Causes

Written by Richard Schiffman , Truthout In a match that some would say was made in hell, the nation’s two leading producers of agrochemicals have joined forces in a partnership to reintroduce the use of the herbicide 2,4-D, one half of the infamous defoliant Agent Orange , which was used by American forces to clear jungle during the Vietnam War. These two biotech giants have developed a weed management program that, if successful, would go a long way toward a predicted doubling of harmful herbicide use in America’s corn belt during the next decade . The problem for corn farmers is that “superweeds” have been developing resistance to America’s best-selling herbicide Roundup, which is being sprayed on millions of acres in the Midwest and elsewhere. Dow Agrosciences has developed a strain of corn that it says will solve the problem. The new genetically modified variety can to...

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ACTA Approval Postponed For Now | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 25 Feb '12, 7pm

Last week, the European Union suspended attempts to ratify the international anti-counterfeiting treaty ACTA and asked Eur...

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care2.com 25 Feb '12, 7pm

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care2.com 29 Feb '12, 1am

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Pack of Dogs Rescues Two More | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 28 Feb '12, 7am

Written by Paula Ford of North Carolina It has been almost two years since I received an email plea for help with six dogs...

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care2.com 01 Mar '12, 12am

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Agent Orange Still Used In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

Agent Orange Still Used In the U.S. | Care2 Causes

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