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Source: The Hindu

Mumbai :: India | updated 2014-07-25 01:13:18 -0700 | green-news

Introduction of such crops is fraught with danger' The decision by the authorities to allow field trials for genetically modified (GM) crops such as brinjal, paddy, mustard, cotton and chickpea has drawn the ire of proponents of organic and natural...
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Source: The Hindu

Rome :: Italy | updated 2014-07-25 01:13:18 -0700 | green-news

Krishna Kumar The Hindu Mysore is known for its crops such as Mysooru Mallige and Mysore betel leaf, which have a prominent status in the culture of the region. Activists say introduction of GM crops pose a danger to local...
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Source: NewKerala

Gāzīpūr :: Bangladesh | updated 2014-07-25 00:58:48 -0700 | green-news

Bangladesh approved the commercial planting of four varieties of insect resistant Bt brinjal Oct 30, 2013, becoming the first country in the world to do so. Notably, Bt brinjal allowed farmers to raise healthy and vigorous brinjal crop, substantially cut...
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Source: India Abroad

Mexico City :: Mexico | updated 2014-07-25 00:41:15 -0700 | green-news

B ut genetic modification started thousands of years ago when farmers began to selectively breed wild plants for better yields, more disease resistance, climate adaptation and so on.  In traditional wheat breeding, two varieties are selected to be crossed by...
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Source: India Abroad

Sydney :: Canada | updated 2014-07-25 00:41:13 -0700 | green-news

H ow will big cities look like when all start wearing a gas mask to counter air pollution in a decade or so? The world's fastest growing economies have turned out to be the biggest polluters. This is not only...
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Source: Xtra News

Auckland :: New Zealand | updated 2014-07-24 23:53:43 -0700 | green-news

Hans Grueber believes the Northern Gateway Toll Road charges are illegal and he's taking a stand against them. He's happy to be pursued for the debt so he can argue in court the tolls were introduced illegally. The retired lawyer...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Maputo :: Mozambique | updated 2014-07-24 23:53:24 -0700 | green-news

Ads by Google Bangkok China's insatiable demand for timber has led to illegal and unsustainable logging of Mozambique's forests, costing the country millions of dollars in lost duties and taxes and affecting impoverished rural communities, a report released Wednesday said....
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Source: Daily News & Analysis

Pune :: India | updated 2014-07-24 23:45:14 -0700 | green-news

The heavy rains is not only lashing the city but it has also exposed the lack of maintenance of the traffic signals across the city. As the city lashed with heavy rains, the traffic police department is receiving daily 18...
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Source: Associated Press

Port Townsend :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 23:38:06 -0700 | green-news

Discovery Bay, near Port Townsend, has been closed to recreational shellfish harvesting due to the presence of biotoxins. The Peninsula Daily News reports ( http://is.gd/3CfE5v ) that the state Health Department found unsafe levels of the marine biotoxins that cause...
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Source: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Sun Valley :: ID :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 23:25:23 -0700 | green-news

Idaho Power Co.'s plan to put in a redundant transmission line from the Wood River Substation in Hailey to Idaho Power's station in Ketchum.     Speakers included Aimee Christensen, CEO of Christensen Global Strategies; Karen McCall, local environmental activist; Alan...
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Source: The Hindu

Mumbai :: India | updated 2014-07-24 23:06:13 -0700 | green-news

With marine resources said to be on the brink of collapse, fishermen of trawl boats, who gather most of the catch in the district, were given training on responsible fishing here on Thursday...Shyam Sundar, in-charge Dean of the College of...
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Source: The Hindu

Kōchi :: Japan | updated 2014-07-24 23:02:57 -0700 | green-news

A Martin Seed rearing is a difficult process in groupers (kalava), a commercially important species. The experiments are in their initial stages, says a scientist. The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, which recently achieved a breakthrough in brood stock development...
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Source: The Hindu

Mumbai :: India | updated 2014-07-24 23:02:44 -0700 | green-news

Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Nematighat and Dhubri, while Beki is flowing over the danger mark at Barpeta town. Over 60 villages in the world's largest river island Majuli were submerged on Thursday following heavy rain, and...
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Source: The Hindu

Chennai :: India | updated 2014-07-24 23:02:31 -0700 | green-news

The project, Improvements and Rehabilitation of irrigation systems in Cauvery basin for efficient water management', would have components such as rehabilitation of the systems in the Cauvery basin and in the sub-basins. In the first phase, clearance of the Central...
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Source: The Durango Herald

Durango :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 23:01:00 -0700 | green-news

B icyclists are being warned to prepare for a less than Colorful Colorado experience during a repaving project on U.S...A contractor for the Colorado Department of Transportation is resurfacing a 10-mile stretch between Durango and Hesperus...That leaves cyclists to contend...
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