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Germany to Join Other Eur. Countries in Ban Against Monsanto’s Genetically Modified MON 810 Corn

In the European Union, there is only one permissible genetically-modified crop — and that is Monsanto’s MON 810 engineered corn.
"(Studies have failed to) conclude that MON810 is completely innocuous."
- Mars Di Bartolomeo, Luxembourg’s health minister

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Germany to Join Other Eur. Countries in Ban Against Monsanto’s Genetically Modified MON 810 Corn

Source: Eat.Drink.Better., Thu April 16, 2009
In the European Union, there is only one permissible genetically-modified crop — and that is Monsanto’s MON 810 engineered corn.

Virgin unveils spaceship designs

Source: BBC News, Wed January 23, 2008
England - Virgin Galactic has released the final design of the launch system that will take fare-paying passengers into space.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Most European Beaches Clean, EU Report Shows

Source: ENN, Fri June 01, 2007
Brussels, Belgium - Europe's holiday beaches won generally high ratings on Thursday from the European Commission, which reported nearly nine out of 10 in good condition on the coasts, but only six out of 10 inland.

EU Governments Move Closer to Agreement to Cut Air Pollution

Source: ENN, Thu June 29, 2006
Luxembourg - European Union governments moved closer Tuesday to agreeing on tough plans to reduce air pollution, which the European Commission claims kills 370,000 citizens a year.

EU Considers Labelling Food to Boost Animal Welfare

Source: Planet Ark, Tue June 20, 2006
Luxembourg - EU farm ministers mostly backed an idea on Monday to stamp meat and dairy products made from humanely treated animals with an EU "welfare" label although warned of the potential higher costs to consumers.

EU Agrees Licensing Plan to Combat Illegal Logging

Source: Planet Ark, Thu October 27, 2005
Luxembourg - EU agriculture ministers endorsed plans on Monday to crack down on the lucrative illegal timber trade by making exporters obtain licences to prove their wood does not come from endangered rainforests, officials said.

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