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Sheep lawn mowers, and other go-getters

Kevin Roose, New York Times, 2 Nov 2011 In this verdant lawn-filled college town, most people keep their lawn mowers tuned up by oiling the motor and sharpening the blades. Eddie Miller keeps his in shape with salt licks and shearing scissors. Mr. Miller, 23, is the founder of Heritage Lawn Mowing, a company that rents out sheep — yes, [...]

November 12th, 2011|

Roundup and birth defects researcher presents findings to German government

Earth Open Source, 3 Oct 2011 On 28 September 2011, the scientist at the centre of the global row over glyphosate/Roundup herbicide and birth defects met with representatives of the German government to present his scientific findings that Roundup herbicide and the chemical on which it is based, glyphosate, cause birth defects in laboratory animals. [1] […]

October 4th, 2011|