Send to KindleTweet Years ago when New Yorkers heard a little known Japanese store called Uniqlo was coming to Broadway in SoHo, we heard it described as “the Gap of Japan.” Fast forward five years and Fast Retailing, Uniqlo’s parent company, is gearing up for the much anticipated launch of two huge new U.S. stores, [...]
Send to KindleTweet Agricultural giants Monsanto and Germany’s BASF announced on July 7 joint plans to make genetically modified wheat. The addition will be the fifth in their collaboration, which already includes corn, soy, cotton and canola. According to the new agreement, the two companies will invest about $1 billion during the collaboration. The duo [...]
Send to KindleTweet A study entitled “Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use in the United States: The First Thirteen Years,” by Dr. Charles Benbrook reveals that genetically engineered (GE) corn, soybeans and cotton have increased use of weed-killing herbicides by 383 million pounds in the U.S. from 1996 to 2008. Forty-six percent of [...]
The green movement is progressing to another level, one that could bring composting and earth-friendly plastic to the mainstream.