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Almanac – 18 August 2010 – Wednesday

French activists have uprooted transgenic grape vines in a protest against the introduction of genetically-modified food. Global food supply is becoming increasingly more heavily centralized and transgenic food is a powerful tool in the armory of the food corporations as they struggle to maximize their profits. The French anti-GM food activist group "Faucheurs Voluntaires" (voluntary reapers) wants to pull genetically engineered plants out by the roots. Read more »

Almanac – 14 August 2010 – Saturday

Good Morning! It is the fourteenth of August 2010. It is Saturday. THE WEATHER (from Mt Tamborine)

It is fine. The sky is clear. It is not windy. Yesterday the wind died down in the afternoon and today there is no wind. It is clear and completely still.
Look at these opposites:
The wind picked up. The wind died down.
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