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Friday, January 17,2014

White rhino poaching hits record levels in 2013

Worst year ever for endangered species

By Josh Gross
The BBC is reporting that 2013 was the worst year on record for the poaching of white rhinos in South Africa.
Monday, January 13,2014

Supreme Court declines to hear case against Monsanto

Decision makes case effectively dead in the water

By Josh Gross
On January 2, Boulder Weekly reported that a brief had been filed with The U.S. Supreme Court to hear a class-action lawsuit against agro-beheamoth Monsanto. "The brief is an effort to get the
Friday, January 10,2014

New study shows apex predators in decline

High risk of extinction seen

By Josh Gross
The BBC is reporting that large, apex predators have been found to be in decline in a new study published in Science. From the article... "When they looked at 31 big meat eaters, they
Wednesday, January 8,2014

Food industry seeking federal GMO law

Seeking to avoid state by state fight

By Josh Gross
The most powerful players in the food industry say they are simply trying to find a national solution for GMO labeling, rather than having to navigate a patchwork of dozens of state laws.
Tuesday, January 7,2014

Craft breweries growing faster than hops supply

By Josh Gross
Dear Colorado beerhounds: simmah down. Lestin’ you want to run out of hops completely. The Forth Worth Star Telegram is reporting that the explosion in craft breweries has caused a run on ho
Monday, December 16,2013

Are pro-fracking online comments coming from paid shills?

IP address search returns interesting results

By David Accomazzo
Here at Boulder Weekly, we welcome robust discussion of our stories. We hope that whenever we tackle an issue in an article, those with opinions from all sides of the political spectrum can
Monday, November 4,2013

Citing industry 'misinformation,' anti-fracking group launches videos

Frack Free Colorado, a statewide environmental organization that is opposed to the oil and gas practice of hydraulic fracturing, has started a series of videos arguing against the practice.
Monday, October 28,2013

Elise Jones, Lt. Gov. Garcia to advocate for carbon emissions limits

Public officials, environmental advocates and business owners will hold a press conference to emphasize the need for regulations on carbon pollution in Denver at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Tattered Cover bookstore on 16th Street in LoDo.
Tuesday, October 15,2013

Boulder ocean group opposes SeaWorld float in Macy's parade

News that Macy's intends to include a SeaWorld float in its celebrated Thanksgiving Day Parade has led a Boulder group dedicated to defending oceans to oppose the inclusion of the float.
Tuesday, October 8,2013

Washington will decide whether to label GMO food

The battle to put labels on foods that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, continues in the state of Washington this November.