Regulator Sued for Withholding GMO Crop Information
A food safety advocacy group sued an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, saying it illegally withheld public information on…
Nestle Accused of Supporting Slave Labor
Nestle says “forced labor has no place in our supply chain” following a U.S. class action lawsuit that alleges the Swiss food company knowingly…
Will New Sri Lankan Government Prioritize Resettlement of War-Displaced?
JAFFNA, Sri Lanka, Aug 30 (IPS) - The new Sri Lankan government that was voted in on Aug. 17 certainly didn't inherit as much baggage as its…
Activists Criticise Offshore Drilling as Obama Prepares for Arctic Summit
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug 30 (IPS) - A one-day summit taking place here on Aug. 31 hopes to bring Arctic nations together in support of climate action…
Big Corporations Like Gap & eBay Are Mobilizing Against Climate Change #Auspol
Originally posted on jpratt27 : They’re calling climate change “one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century This week,…
“The Aussies Are Coming!” Overseas Firefighters Arrive in WA
Seventy Australian and New Zealand firefighters arrived in the United States last week, ready to go wherever wildfires were burning, reports the…
Imitating viruses to deliver drugs to cells
Viruses are able to redirect the functioning of cells in order to infect them. Inspired by their mode of action, scientists have designed a "chemical…
Guru pengsan ketika turuni Gunung Santubong
KUCHING: Seorang guru mengalami detik hitam selepas pengsan ketika menuruni Gunung Santubong di sini, sebelum berjaya dibawa turun sepasukan anggota…
CM surprised by early end to Kuching rally
Adenan presenting Lee (left) with his trophy as Hoan looks on. — Photo by Muhammad Rais Sanusi KUCHING: The premature ending of the Bersih 4 rally…
A Metabolic Master Switch Underlying Human Obesity
A Metabolic Master Switch Underlying Human Obesity "Obesity is one of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Affecting more than…