Biodiversity

Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

"Appeals Court Rules Against California Growers Over Delta Smelt"

"As California faces a historic drought, a U.S. appeals court on Thursday sided with federal wildlife regulators who had recommended that the state reduce exports of water from north to south California in order to protect a finger-sized fish, the threatened Delta smelt."

Source: Reuters, 03/14/2014

"Monsanto Critics Denied U.S. Supreme Court Hearing on Seed Patents"

"The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monsanto Co's biotech seed patents on Monday, dealing a blow to a group of organic farmers and other activists trying to stop the biotech company from suing farmers if their fields contain a few plants containing the company's genetically modified traits."

Source: Reuters, 01/14/2014

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