Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Today in Pictures

"An organic rice field featuring a sculpture created using two different types of rice is ... planted in Thailand’s Central Plains & occupies an area of 16,000 square meters... The first variety, Chai-nat 1, is an irrigated local rice variety and... the second is Khum Phayao, a traditional black rice variety. Greenpeace is demanding that the Government issue an outright ban on GMOs, particularly GMO rice." (AFP/GETTY)

"Ice sculptures by Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo melt on the steps of Berlin's Concert Hall at the Gendarmenmarkt on Sept. 2. The event, which saw participants place some 1,000 ice sculptures, was sponsored by the WWF to attract attention to the's melting poles due to global warming." (AFP/GETTY)

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