November 20, 2006

More green topics

"GM cottonseeds could feed world's starving millions"
SCIENTISTS have genetically modified the cotton plant's naturally toxic seeds to turn them into a potential food source for millions of people. Researchers have found a way of reducing gossypol, a powerful toxin in the seeds, to a negligible level that allows them to be consumed by humans. At present they are thrown away or fed to cows....
"'Peak oil' theory takes a dive"
The Israeli process for producing energy from oil shale will cut its oil imports by one-third, and will serve as a guide for other countries with oil shale deposits, according to one company. A.F.S.K....
Two interesting stories at John Ray's Greenie Watch.

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