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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After international outcry and fierce opposition from environmental groups, developers of Australia's Abbot Point coal terminal are reportedly scrapping plans to dump millions of tons of dredged sediment on the Great Barrier Reef. According to the Australian Financial Review , the developers—North Queensland Bulk Ports, GVK Hancock and Adani Group...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In response to threats from NATO that it will be expanding its military...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protests erupted in Hong Kong on Sunday after a ruling by the Chinese...

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Some good news from Mexico, which keeps throwing improbable wrenches into Monsanto's reckless science experiment on the rest of us: A federal court has upheld a ruling suspending licenses for GMO corn field trials by Monsanto and other Big-Ag colleagues, citing the risks to 7,000 years of indigenous maize cultivation. The decision follows other legal victories - including one by beekeepers banning GMO soybeans that threaten honey production - in what many view as GMO Ground Zero.