California

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Bottles of Roundup
"Monsanto doesn't get to tell California how to protect its people from dangerous chemicals or how to run the Prop 65 list."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
protesters
"Their army of lobbyists was no match for California residents."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
SF
Advocates warn that state lawmakers are now "calling for giant loopholes" that...

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Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of logging and other human activity, even as California park rangers combat a surge in nightime bandits - aka "midnight burlers" - poaching the burl from old-growth redwoods to sell for furniture. The tallest trees on earth, old-growth redwoods once covered almost 2,000,000 acres of California; today, less than 5% of that...