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Genetic Diversity Is Key To Tiger Conservation

Genetic Diversity Is Key To Tiger Conservation

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many tiger conservation efforts focus on the numbers of a population, maintaining the big cats’ genetic diversity is just as important, according to a report published on Thursday in...

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2012-03-15 15:19:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 16, 2012, Occupy Monsanto's agents of change with the Genetic Crimes Unit (GCU), a group designed to protect America from genetically modified foods, will wear bio-hazmat suits when they visit Congress. The group will gather at Capitol South Metro station at noon on March 16 to highlight how chemical company Monsanto is contaminating our political process. The GCU opposes Monsanto's bid to increase spraying of food with...

2011-11-04 14:39:00

313 Mile March for GMO Labeling Ended on World Food Day Support of FDA Petition JustLabelIt.org Exceeds 300,000 WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 16, World Food Day, hundreds of people rallied for 5 hours in front of the White House demanding the Obama Administration keep a 2007 campaign promise to enact labeling of genetically engineered foods, also termed "Genetically Modified Organisms" or "GMOs." The Right2Know March, a new coalition...

2006-02-10 10:50:00

By Sybille de La Hamaide PARIS -- France is proposing a new law that would effectively absolve the government of financial responsibility for contamination caused by genetically modified (GMO) crops, a move condemned by environmental groups. In legislation put forward this week, France's research ministry suggested that farmers growing GMO crops would have to contribute to a fund to compensate for any contamination claims from neighboring growers of traditional varieties. "It is intolerable...