Man Repopulated Entire City With Butterflies From His Own Backyard

By Heather Callaghan, Editor During the day, Tim Wong is all about water life as an aquatic biologist. But when he changes into his cape at the end of his shift, he transforms into an incredible cultivator of butterflies. Tending to butterflies was his lifelong hobby – who knew that his backyard conservationism would save…

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Brazil Refuses GMO Imports From United States

By Amelia Kinney Brazil joins the growing number of countries rejecting GMO imports from the United States. Brazil joins the growing number of countries rejecting GMO imports from the United States. In the last decade, bio-technology and gene modification in large-scale agriculture has become a controversy driving a wedge into the industry. In 2015, 19…

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DAPL Company Reported 69 Accidents Polluted Rivers In 4 States in Just 2 Years

By Claire Bernish Although it obstinately insists pipelines are safe, the company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline racked up 69 reported accidents in just two years — leaking hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil products and tainting rivers in four states. That averages nearly three spills each month. A new report from the Louisiana…

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Is The Trump Administration Preparing to Relaunch the War on Marijuana?

By Brandon Turbeville If White House spokesman Sean Spicer is not simply spouting off at the mouth, as Trump Administration officials have been known to do, then recreational marijuana will face “greater enforcement” under a Trump Presidency. But it is still unclear what the Administration’s position regarding medical marijuana will be. When asked about the…

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IKEA Gives Away Free Urban Garden Sphere Plans

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Meet the Growroom. It’s an open source vertical, garden sphere designed for cities that is 2,8 x 2,5 meters. The urban farm pavilion takes up an incredibly small space for the unspecified amount of food it can produce. Several cities around the world are making plans to construct the garden sphere such as Helsinki,…

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Not Just Standing Rock: Protesters Just Arrested for Blocking Pipeline in Florida

By Carey Wedler As protesters at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline make their last stand against police crackdowns ordered by North Dakota’s governor to evacuate their campsites, protesters in Florida are also continuing their fight against another contentious pipeline. Two protesters, Nicolas Segal-Wright, 26, and Karrie Kay Ford, 29, were arrested Wednesday after…

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Court Sentences 77-Year-Old Disabled Veteran to Die in Prison for Treating Illness with Marijuana

By Amando Flavio Many people have spoken vehemently against this draconian law in the state before, but state officials have deliberately ignored the concerns. The November 2016 elections held in the United States confirmed that marijuana is gaining public acceptance in the country. In fact, the plant won major ballot victories on Election Day in states…

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5 Worst Articles of Clothing to Wear in a Survival Situation

By Joshua Krause Whether you’re about to enter the wilderness or a bad neighborhood, or if you become aware of an impending disaster, you have time to dress appropriately for what’s coming. But as we all know, dangerous situations aren’t considerate. They don’t always wait for you to be prepared. And in those situations, there are…

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Smart Dust – The Future of Involuntary Treatment of the Public

  By Pedro Aquila Smart dust is a name given to extremely small computing particles, RFID chips, or other very small technologies. A popular article from Extreme Tech describes it in the headline: “Smart dust: A complete computer that’s smaller than a grain of sand.” An article from War is Boring is titled “Future Military Sensors…

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