Truthout - The rampant use of toxic dispersants, out-of-state private contractors being brought in to spray them and US Coast Guard complicity are common stories now in the four states most affected by BP's Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. Read more.
Wild bees are worth some $1.5 billion to key fruit and vegetable crops
in North America, according to new research that warned declines in
these pollinators threatens the productivity of economically important
agriculture. Read more.