Dear EarthTalk: What is “genetic pollution” as it pertains to the bioengineering of animals, fish and plants, and what happens if they cross breed with their wild cousins? — R. Ahearn, Rome, NY
Most college students think the window to secure grants and scholarships for their education is a small one. Think again – according to Scholarship America, the nation’s largest provider of scholarships in the country, students should continue to search year after year while they are earning their advanced degree.
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Dear EarthTalk: Some friends of mine were talking about a book called “Plan B” that proposes a plan for rescuing the environment and ending poverty around the world. Is it a realistic plan or just some utopian pipe dream? — Robin Jackson, Richmond, VA
RAHWAY — Recently, a group of Rahway High School students had an opportunity to learn firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust from Lotte Frankel of Cranford, a 99-year-old survivor who was born and schooled in Frankfurt, Germany.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie joined with the governors of Pennsylvania, New York and North Carolina on Friday to urge Congress to set aside politics and pass a bill to fund disaster assistance.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The NBA has indefinitely postponed player training camps for the 2011-12 season because a new collective bargaining agreement has not been reached with the National Basketball Players Association. Training camps were scheduled to open on Monday, Oct. 3.
NEPTUNE – Disaster recovery officials continue to urge anyone affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – even those survivors who are receiving insurance settlements.
NEWARK – C. Tate George, a former NBA basketball player and the CEO of purported real estate development firm The George Group, surrendered to federal authorities this morning for allegedly orchestrating a more than $2 million investment fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.