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Hidden Downsides of the Green Revolution: Biodiversity Loss and Diseases of Civilization

With the horticultural shift of the Green Revolution, industrial agriculture has been producing more calories than ever, but the lack of micronutrients in the resulting diet is causing widespread disease.

By Richard Manning

Photo by First Light/John Birdsall

Pesticide Use Contributes to Significant Increase in Bee Deaths

While Monsanto and other chemical companies skirt the blame for the alarming amount of bee deaths in the U.S., studies show that pesticides are to blame.

By Friends of the Earth U.S.

Fotolia/Dmytro Smaglov