Messing with Mother Nature: GMO’s, cloning extinct species, the Anthropocene and more

The GM genocide: Thousands of Indian farmers are committing suicide after using genetically modified crops – Global Research 11/6/08Genetically modified maize lowers fertility in mice – EarthTimes 11/11/08

FDA Set to Approve Genetically Engineered Animals – Natural News 11/11/08

Scientists hope to clone extinct species – CNN 11/4/08

Japanese scientists have produced clones of mice that have been dead and frozen for 16 years — a feat that could lead researchers to one day resurrect long-extinct species, such as the mammoth.

Dot Earth: When Man Alters the Earth – NYTimes 11/11/08

Dawning of the age of the Anthropocene – Salon 1/31/08

Welcome to the ‘Anthropocene’– Cosmos 2/7/08

An Epoch in the making – BBC 2/2/08

Are we now living in the Anthropocene? – Geological Society of America 2/08

Gov’t wants to change course of forest experiments (AP)  – Yahoo 11/11/08

For more than a decade, the federal government has spent millions of dollars pumping elevated levels of carbon dioxide into small groups of trees to test how forests will respond to global warming in the next 50 years.

36 Gallons of Water Per Mile: Corn Ethanol Uses More Water Than Any Other Biofuel – Treehugger 10/21/08

‘Clean-up’ bees could save endangered hives – Guardian, UK 11/8/08


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