28 May '11, 3pm

Protecting teachers by ignoring science? Why does that make sense, New Mexico? (via @OnEarthMag)

Protecting teachers by ignoring science? Why does that make sense, New Mexico? (via @OnEarthMag)

A new section of the Public School Code is enacted to read: TEACHING OF CONTROVERSIAL SCIENTIFIC TOPICS. A. School administrators shall not prohibit any teacher, when a controversial scientific topic is being taught...from informing students about relevant scientific information regarding either the scientific strengths or scientific weaknesses pertaining to that topic... D. For purposes of this section: (1) "controversial scientific topic" includes biological origins, biological evolution, causes of climate change, human cloning and other scientific topics that are often viewed by society as controversial; and (2) "scientific information" means information derived from observation, experimentation and analyses regarding various aspects of the natural world...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/article/lets-stick-to-the-facts-sh...

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care2.com 28 May '11, 8pm

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.@nyshepa article in @Grist: Not just the facts, ma’am: Why science alone can’t defeat Big Food’s policy stranglehold.

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grist.org 20 May '11, 11am

Put 'em up, Pepsi. Food-reform advocates like to stick to the facts, believing that if they can just construct a rational,...

Lawsuit Challenges Delay in Protecting Vanishin...

biologicaldiversity.org 25 May '11, 6pm

For Immediate Release, May 25, 2011 Contact: Catherine Kilduff, (415) 644-8580 Lawsuit Challenges Delay in Protecting Vani...