Government Proposes "Low Level Presence" of GM Contamination The Canadian government wants to allow a percent, 0.1% or higher, of our food to be contaminated with genetically modified (GM) foods that have not been approved by Health Canada as safe. The GM foods will have been approved for safety in at least one other country but not yet approved by our own government. Canadian Biotechnology Action Network - CBAN
Union of Concerned Scientists Skip to main content Home About Us Publications News Center Policy Center In the wake of the nuclear crisis in Japan, we have seen first-hand the critical connection between water and nuclear power. In fact, power generation and water are intertwined—producing energy requires water, and providing that water uses energy. Both these processes face growing limits and problems, but a number of technologies offer strong opportunities to address water-related impacts. Water Use for Nuclear Power | The Energy-Water Collision(PDF)
featured articles Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Transgenics: Linda MacDonald Glenn describes current developments in these fields, as well as their ethical issues and legal implications. Read more…
Please choose your language ENGLISH Veuillez choisir votre langue FRANÇAIS Contact | Newsletter | Français Menu What's bigger than a bus but has prey smaller than a grain of rice? By Scott Wallace, Senior Research Scientist Five fun facts Below are five fun facts about one of the world's most interesting sea creatures: the basking shark.
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