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GM Lags Behind Conventional in Drought-Resistant Maize Breeding Efforts
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 20 hours ago - sustainablepulse.com
An important article has been published in Nature journal. "Cross-bred crops get fit faster", by Natasha Gilbert, explains how genetic engineering lags behind conventional breeding in efforts to create drought-resistant maize for Africa.
How Monsanto Will Own All Seed - Outcrossing Pollination Events - Video (9.55 Min)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, contamination, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Monsanto, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 23 hours ago - tv.greenmedinfo.com
US courts have ruled that even if a farmer's plants are accidentally pollinated by Monsanto's GM seed, the resulting seeds and plants are the property of Monsanto. Monsanto budgets $10 million each years to investigate and sue farmers who are not paying
Kenyan Wangari Maathai: The Tree Lady & First Environmentalist To Win The Peace Prize   video
Environment  (tags: Wangari Maathai, tree planting, Green Belt Movement, Kenya, Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, animals, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, forests, healthconditions, government, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Her books include: The Green Belt Movement; Unbowed: A Memoir; The Challenge for Africa; and Replenishing the Earth. My 6th environmentalist posting.
Walking or Cycling to Work 'Improves Well-Being'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, green, greenliving, health, healthy, cycling, commuting, driving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, eco-friendly, CO2emissions )

Michael
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves our well-being, a study suggests.
GMO Safety, Weed Control Top Concerns as US Study Kicks Off
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, diversity, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - reuters.com
Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Monday.
By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Betsy
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, Vermont, Burlington, renewables )

Michael
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cove Point: The Next Keystone XL?
Environment  (tags: Cove Point Proposal, fracked gas, activism, pipelines, pipelinesecosystems, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, water, protection, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 2 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Virginia-based Dominion Resources wants to build a massive export facility in Cove Point, MD that would pipe fracked gas from Pennsylvania, supercool and liquefy it, and ship it halfway across the globe to be burned.
Fighting Poverty With Solar Power
Business  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, world, globalwarming, consumers, economy, environment, sustainabledevelopment )

James
- 3 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
There's a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty with Solar Power Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.
There's a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty With Solar Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar power, developing world, world, goodnews, environment, greenliving, green, energy, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, design )

Cal
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.
Safety in Diversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, diversity, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - seedfreedom.in
We are faced with two crises on a planetary scale -- climate change and species extinction. Our current modes of production and consumption, starting with the Industrial Revolution and aggravated by the advent of industrial agriculture, have contributed to
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters -- Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture to Feed the World? Video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - cornucopia.org
The biggest players in the food industry--from pesticide pushers to fertilizer makers to food processors and manufacturers--spend billions of dollars every year not selling food, but selling the idea that we need their products to feed the world. But, do we
Protect the Arctic Refuge From An Oil Spill Disaster
Environment  (tags: oil spill, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, animals, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 8 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send the administration a message opposing gas and oil drilling in the Beaufort Sea before the September 12 comment deadline and protect the Arctic!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Fashion Industry: Stop the Grinding Up of Frests to Make Clothes
Environment  (tags: deforesation, human rights abuses, gridning up forests to make clothese, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, globalwarming, ecosystems, conservation, environment, protection, pollution, trees, Sustainabililty, energy, forests, nature, huma )

Cal
- 9 days ago - ran.org
Rainforests are destroyed to create a huge array of products, including rayon, viscose, and other textiles. These products are complicit in the resulting deforestation and human rights abuses.
 

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