Monsanto's glyphosate, sold as "roundup," is the most widely-used herbicide. In Colombia, however, it's also a weapon of war.
As in the case of so many prior disasters, environmentalists and everyone affected by this devastating oil spill are trying to get through what some have called a "nightmare scenario."
"Another derailment and explosion of a train carrying oil. We need to get these exploding death trains off the tracks."
"Climate Justice NOW," they roared at the oil rig, which loomed like a yellow Darth Vader along the mouth of the Duwamish River.
Shell's dabbling in the Chukchi Sea, most feel, is now inevitable; for the moment, the Beaufort Sea won't be touched, but even that could change.
Cuba is breaking new ground in production yields, organic farming techniques, sustainability, and food security.
It's among the universe's first generation of galaxies, from 13.1 billion years ago.
We have entered a new geological era, in which human action is changing the physical world around us.
As California struggles to meet new water use restrictions, the governor is urging a sharp increase in fines for the worst violators.
It was a picture perfect Sunday for a peaceful march against the most violent instruments of war: nuclear weapons.