Archives for category: April 18

It is the dawn of the super crab.Crabs are bulking up on carbon pollution that pours out of power plants, factories and vehicles and settles in the oceans, turning the tough crustaceans into even…
The Detroit Environment http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-04-07/national/38354088_1_blue-crabs-oysters-carbon-pollution

A family explores the new state of the food system.
The Detroit Environment http://www.rodale.com/gmo-omg-documentary

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in the small Texas town of West left at least two people dead, sent dozens more seeking medical attention and prompted a widescale evacuation in the community of 2,600 people.
The Detroit Environment http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/17/us/texas-explosion/index.html

An interesting article has emerged from the UK, where the Guardian did the usual Dan Gilbert-is-saving-Detroit feature with some added hints that Bedrock never bothered revealing to the city…
The Detroit Environment http://detroit.curbed.com/archives/2013/04/hints-shake-shack-and-nike-considering-detroit-locations.php

Forest Shomer was saving seeds before many of us were even born! Shomer was a student in Berkley in the late 60′s and became involved in the ecology movement. From there, his passion lead him to become a student of the land and ultimately learn about seeds and seed saving.
The Detroit Environment http://foodintegritynow.org/2013/04/17/seed-integrity-now/

A middle-school experiment using fruit flies and organic foods has won publication in a national scientific journal and spurred a debate about the relative benefits of organic eating.
The Detroit Environment http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/is-organic-better-ask-a-fruit-fly/

Think the path to regulating GMOs is going to be easy? You might not after you see who sits on Monsanto’s board of directors.
The Detroit Environment http://www.organicauthority.com/foodie-buzz/guess-whos-on-monsantos-board-of-directors.html