Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Five South Korean companies have been using Starlink corn to make edible corn starch, despite a ban on its use, alleges the Korea Food and Drug Administration ( kfda ). Starlink, a genetically modified ( gm ) corn, causes allergy and its use for human consumption has been banned in many countries. "We cannot punish the firms as they are under the control of local authorities," a kfda spokesperson said. kfda had banned the imports of Starlink corn for human consumption in October 2000, after traces were found in corn imported from the us .