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Outrage Over US Secret Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, garden, genetic engineering, genetically modified trees, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - stopgetrees.org
A secret letter from the USDA to GE tree company ArborGen, dated last August, was recently exposed by scientist Doug Gurian-Sherman of the Center for Food Safety. In this letter, the USDA made the unprecedented decision to allow ArborGen to pursue
Biofuels: Wrong Direction for a Sustainable Food and Climate Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, CO2emissions, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
People already use roughly three-quarters of the worldâEUR(TM)s vegetated land for crops, livestock grazing and wood harvests. The remaining land protects clean water, supports biodiversity and stores carbon in trees, shrubs and soils
Sign the Petition: Tell Gov. Brown to End Fracking in California NOW!
Environment  (tags: climate-change, fracking, conservation, ecosystems, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - signforgood.com
"I ask that you follow through on your promise to confront climate change, be a REAL climate leader, and put an end to fracking in California now."
Will Pollinator Declines Increase Global Malnutrition and Disease? Yes, Says New Study
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, pesticides, pollinators, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Global decline of pollinators and pollination services will have a devastating impact on the nutritional health of people in developing countries, especially women and children, if left unabated, according to a new study from scientists at the University
New Pesticide To Be Marketed Amid Misleading Claims That It Is 'Safer for Bees'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bayer, bees, conservation, ecosystems, food, health, Sustainabililty, world, pesticides )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it completed the registration of a new pesticide, flupyradifurone, that would be marketed as an alternative to neonicotinoid pesticides, and 'safer for bees'.
2 Shocking Maps That Reveal How American Agriculture Actually Works
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Drifting through the ocean looking for fresh water to drink is a lot like venturing through farmland in Iowa looking for freshly grown food to eat. Being surrounded by water that you canâEUR(TM)t drink is surprisingly similar to being lost in rural Iowa, why?
Support OntarioâEUR(TM)s Plan to Restrict Neonics!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
As part of its new Pollinator Health Action Plan, the Ontario government has proposed regulations that will reduce the use of neonicotinoid-treated soy and corn seeds by 80 per cent by 2017. Tell the government it's on the right track!
Family Farmers Hold Keys to Agriculture in a Warming World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, family, garden, food, green, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic )

Kamia
- 10 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In a world increasingly overrun by Mega farms and factory processing, it appears that the small family farms are the ones developing sustainable local techniques that can survive and feed the world in the midst of global climate chaos.
Food Diversity Under Siege From Global Warming, U.N. Says
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - reuters.com
Climate change threatens the genetic diversity of the world's food supply, and saving crops and animals at risk will be crucial for preserving yields and adapting to wild weather patterns, a U.N. policy paper said on Monday.
Seeds and Breeding Used to Be Open to Everyone. Now One Group Is Trying to Bring That Back
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Heritage seeds, plants, growing, business, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, garden, green, goodnews, greenliving, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, sustainable )

Kamia
- 11 days ago - takepart.com
Before 1982, universities and individuals were famous for breeding new varieties, and most were fertile so seed could be saved. Laws that year changed everything, reducing the total number of seeds and putting their control into the hands of a few.
Bridges in India Created From Living Trees
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, conservation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, trees, interesting, humans, architecture, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, sustainable )

Hilary
- 11 days ago - mymodernmet.com
These bridges will astonish you: made from living tree roots, they get stronger every year. They show patience, resourcefulness and inventiveness, are totally sustainable, and are works of remarkable beauty.
$3 Million Wetlands Rejuvenation Program Aims to Reduce Nutrient Flow Into Perth's Swan River
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, environment, conservation, destruction, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 12 days ago - abc.net.au
A new $3 million project to rejuvenate wetlands in Bayswater, north-east of Perth, will significantly reduce the damaging flow of nutrients into the Swan River,
GMOs - Food for Thought
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - beyond-gm.org
Millions of Americans eat GMOs every day and they're fine! Millions of Americans do indeed eat GM food every day. But with no GM food labeling and no epidemiological studies carried out, it's not scientific to claim that there is no health impact. In fact
Join Dr. Vandana Shiva in Telling President Obama to Protect Seed Freedom and Food Democracy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, seed patents, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
... renounce the patenting of life and to stop pursuing "harmonization" of seed patenting laws which would further extend corporate control of our seeds and food.
Unregulated Genetic Engineering: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, technology, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - ewg.org
Just this week (Jan. 15) the USDA granted "non-regulated" status to soybeans and cotton manipulated by Monsanto to be resistant to a new combination of herbicides. Don't you think someone should make sure the food we eat is safe to eat?
 

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