Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

April 5, 2013 to April 7, 2013

National Conference for Media Reform

Join media makers, thinkers and activists to tackle big questions about media and democracy.

Activists Fight FDA OK Of Aquabounty’S Genetically Engineered Salmon

Tens of thousands of fishermen and activists have written the Food and Drug Administration, which is considering approving genetically engineered salmon as food. They worry the giant fish could escape into the wild and interbreed with natural salmon.

Source: McClatchy, 03/06/2013

"After Keystone Review, Environmentalists Vow To Continue Fight"

"Environmentalists have a hope. If they can block the Keystone XL pipeline, they can keep Canada from developing more of its dirty tar sands oil. It takes a lot of energy to get it out of the ground and turn it into gasoline, so it has a bigger greenhouse gas footprint than conventional oil. But the State Department report, which was released Friday, says Keystone won't have much of an impact on the development of that oil from Alberta."

Source: NPR, 03/04/2013

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