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Herbicides and Genetically Modified Seeds Boost Monsanto
Agflation, ethanol and farm subsidies are behind Monsanto's near-record profits on herbicide and genetically modified seeds.
What an Obama-Huckabee Face-Off Might Mean for the Environment
While Barack Obama has a detailed energy plan, Mike Huckabee has been vague, but apparently more committed to environmental issues, like combating global warming, than some of his Republican rivals.
Poughkeepsie Is Ground Zero for New Bird Epidemic
Avian reovirus is killing off crows in large numbers in New York, prompting fears of a growing epidemic that could spread from wild birds to poultry farms.
Clinton, Edwards and McCain Strong on Science
The journal Science has analyzed the positions of nine major U.S. presidential candidates, and their views on science.
Planet Caught Up in Carbon Catch-22
A new study shows global warming will not increase the ability of northern forests to absorb carbon; instead, in a warmer world, carbon lost during autumn will offset extra gained during spring.
San Francisco Hunts Endangered Species
The Endangered Species Big Year competition aims to help prevent extinction of some of San Francisco's most unique wildlife.
Birds Take Drug-Resistant E. coli Global
Drug-resistant E. coli bacteria is taken round the world by migratory birds.
The Year in Drought: At a Glance
Drought affected a huge area of the United States in 2007.
The Giant Sucking Sound?
The final tariffs on corn and beans are ending as NAFTA takes full effect, leaving some to speculate that illegal immigration will rise if Mexican farmers can't compete with U.S. corn and bean imports.
Record High Heating Fuel, Gas Prices Follow $100 Oil
The cost of home heating fuel and gasoline will rise with the price of oil, so going green makes more economic sense than ever before.
Fine for Burning Down Eden's Forests: 11 Cents
Madagascar is a hotbed of biodiversity, owing to the evolution of wildlife in isolation, but the fine for burning down tropical forests there is a mere 11 cents.
Send A Green Your Vote E-Card To Your Friends in Iowa (Earth to Iowa: A Vote For The Planet E-card)
Send a Green Your Vote E-card to A Friend in Iowa.
California and Coalition Sue EPA Over Global Warming Law
Sixteen states and four environmental groups have sued the EPA over its decision to reject California's Clean Air Act waiver, which would have allowed it and the other states to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles.
Political Peak Oil: Price Spikes to $100 on Nigerian Unrest
The unrest in Nigeria, and the resulting oil price spike, shows that even if peak oil scenarios aren't real and present from a geological perspective, they are true from a political perspective.
Organic Cotton Acreage Up 14%
Plantings of organic cotton were up in 2007, though the harvest was down and the organic fiber industry remained a tiny fraction of the whole cotton industry.
Eight Feet (Yes, Feet) of Snow Possible
Record-setting snow could fall on parts of California and Nevada in the next few days.
BP Owes $379 Million in Back Taxes
BP has agreed to pay $379 million in back taxes owed to Alaska for profits made from Prudhoe Bay, North America's largest oil field.
Bangladesh Seeks $2.2 Billion in Cyclone Relief
Bangladesh is seeking $2.2 billion to aid reconstruction after Cyclone Sidr.
Mexican Oil Output Could Drop by One Third
Turmoil in Pemex, the Mexican oil company, is raising concern about peak oil scenarios that could drive up prices in the U.S.
Java Landslide Death Toll Reaches 107
The death toll on the Indonesian island of Java has reached 107, following deadly floods and landslides. The root causes of these floods and landslides may be deforestation and even global warming.
The Zimbabwe Fish Scandal
A British market is coming under fire for selling tilapia from Zimbabwe at a time when millions face famine, but food is only part of the equation in this scandal.
While Other Corals Migrate, Great Barrier Reef Will Perish
While other corals may migrate to cooler waters as the world warms, the Great Barrier Reef has no suitable place to migrate, and could succumb to unhealthy water conditions within as little as 25 years.
Timber Thefts On the Rise
The health of privately owned forests that are harvested in a sustainable manner is jeopardized by increasing timber theft.
Tropical Disturbance Dissipating in Atlantic
The sub tropical storm brewing in the Atlantic has dissipated.
Russia Intensifies Arctic Exploration
Russia is intensifying its research into the Arctic, as global warming and peak oil drive up the geopolitical stakes.
New Year's Eve Countdown Goes Green for 2008
The Times Square New Year's Eve ball is going green with energy efficient LED bulbs.
7 New Years Eco-Resolutions for 2008
Seven resolutions for your 2008 New Year that can help you go green, without cramping your style.
Pyramids, Sphinx Threatened by Rising Groundwater
The Sphinx and some of the pyramids are among the wonders of the world and historical sites that might be at risk due to rising groundwater levels in Egypt, which result from nearby human development and inadequate sewage treatment.
Rare Sub Tropical Storm Brews in Atlantic
Another late sub tropical storm may be brewing in the Atlantic.
For Anti-Nuke Crowd, One Choice
John Edwards is the only major candidate to take a hard line against nuclear power.
Bird Flu Transmitted Human-to-Human
Bird flu, or avian influenza, has passed from human to human in Pakistan, only the third country in which such transmission has been documented.
The Earth at Twilight
Images of the Earth from space, as this NASA image, show the planet's beauty and fragility.
Gore Will Endorse ... No One
Al Gore won't endorse a Democrat for president, at least not yet.
Expect Insurance Rates to Go Up Due to Global Warming
Insurance rates are going up due to global warming.
The 10 Most Popular Stories of 2007
The most popular stories of 2007, as chosen by The Daily Green's audience.
Only 12% of Electronics Waste Is Recycled
Learn how to recycle electronics waste.
A Green Vending Machine?
The VendingMiser is being used to cut electricity use, costs and carbon from vending machines.
Industry Fights Eco-Sin Tax on Bottled Water
A coalition of state, national and international industry groups is opposing Chicago's tax on bottled water.
Top 10 States for Vehicle-Deer Collisions
State Farm Insurance lists the states where deer-vehicle collisions are most likely.
China's Pledge: Use Even More Coal
China's first energy plan envisions a continued heavy reliance on coal.
China's Glaciers Melting Faster Than Previously Thought
China's glaciers are receding at a rate almost twice as fast as predicted just seven years ago, and the drinking water for one third of the population is at stake.
Car Makers Alter Ads, Not Engines
Car makers are changing the way they sell hybrid cars and SUVs that boost engine performance without bettering fuel economy. But they aren't changing the engines to take advantage of hybrid gas-electric technology.
USDA Makes a Deal with Monsanto
Monsanto has struck a deal with the USDA that will result in a wider use of genetically modified corn seeds.
Autism Insurance: Parents Fight for Coverage
Parents are fighting in several states to mandate insurance coverage for children with autism.
The Republican Primaries: At A Glance
Key issues for voters interested in voting green during the presidential primaries.
The Democratic Primaries: At A Glance
Key issues for voters interested in voting green during the Democratic presidential primaries.
News Anchors Don't Ask Candidates About Global Warming
LCV has launched a new campaign aimed at making news anchors question the 2008 presidential candidates more about global warming.
Mountains on Saturn's Moon Show Earth-like Erosion
Astronomers have seen evidence of erosion on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, that indicates liquids caused erosion in ways thought to be unique to Earth.
Cement Innovation Stops Acid Rain
A new way of making cement may neutralize air pollution.
Doomsday Tourists Visit Global Warming Hot Spots
Doomsday tourists are flocking to the sites most endangered by global warming.