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Agroecology and the Disappearing Yield Gap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, greenproducts, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 19 hours ago - foodfirst.org
The more scientists actually study agroecology, the better it looks. The largest meta-analysis to date comparing yields of organic and conventional agriculture concluded that the "yield gap" between the two is much smaller than previously assumed and for
6 Easy Ways to Green Your Hanukkah
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, food, greenliving, coolstuff, Chanukah, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Hanukkah, which starts this year at sundown December 16, and ends at sundown December 24, is actually the perfect holiday during which to contemplate energy conservation and using Earth's resources wisely.
How To Keep It Green With Eco-Friendly Christmas Decorations!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green Christmas, greenliving, greenproducts, green, coolstuff, environment, eco-friendly, protection, sustainable, humans )

Cal
- 3 days ago - greenerideal.com
From the halls, to the decks, from the tip of your tree to the front door, there are ways that, even in the festive season, you can easily keep it green throughout your home.
The Slow Food Manifesto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cooking, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, family, food, greenliving, home, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - slowfoodusa.org
We are enslaved by speed and have all succumbed to the same insidious virus: Fast Life, which disrupts our habits, pervades the privacy of our homes and forces us to eat Fast Foods. To be worthy of the name, Homo Sapiens should rid himself of speed before
Organic Farming Can Feed the World If Done Right, Scientists Claim
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, goodnews, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - independent.co.uk
Organic farming is much more productive than previously thought, according to a new analysis of agricultural studies that challenges the conventional "biased" view that pesticide-free agriculture cannot feed the world.
New 'Harmless Herbicide' to Compete With Monsanto's RoundUp
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Why use carcinogenic herbicides to kill weeds when a little hot water will do the trick? Botanists and organic gardeners have known this effective, chemical-free way to treat weeds for hundreds of years. Now a UK based company has developed an innovative
3 Teen Changemakers Rock 30-Day Eco Lifestyle Challenge
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, activism, youth projects, greenliving, greenproducts, eco-friendly, coolstuff, healthy, Sustainabililty, environment, energy, technology, goodnews, green )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ecowatch.com
Youth-led nonprofit Teens Turning Green just chose its Project Green Challenge (PGC) winners for 2014.
Symphony of the Soil - Video - Free View Until 12/12
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, healthy, organic, protection, soil, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - gmoawareness.org
This new documentary by Deborah Koons Garcia, director of The Future of Food, is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. Filmed on four continents, it gives voice to an amazing cast of soil users : from scientists to farmers, activists
United Nations Calls for An End to Industrialized Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - permaculturenews.org
Food security, poverty, gender inequality and climate change can all be addressed if we adopt a significant paradigm shift, according to the UN's Trade and Environment Review (TER), a 320-page report written by 63 authors from organizations around the wor
Huge Win: Monsanto Stock Downgraded After Worst Growth in 7 Years
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, CoolStuff, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, good news, Monsanto, investing, world )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Here's one for the history books, and a slap on the wrist for stock-holders like Bill Gates and George Soros. Monsanto stock has been downgraded to 'Neutral' from 'Buy' after an annual seed dealer industry survey showed bleak returns.
Position Paper of La Via Campesina:Environmental and Climate Justice Now!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - viacampesina.org
With 2014 being International Year of Family Farming, the World Bank and its allies in the United Nations (UN) tried selling the world what they termed "Climate-Smart Agriculture" as some sort of new product that would put the brakes on the climate crisis
Milkweed Touted as Oil-Spill Super-Sucker -- With Butterfly Benefits
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenproducts, interesting, technology )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - cbc.ca
A Quebec company is taking a unique approach to cleaning up oil spills by producing the world's only industrial crop of milkweed, which will be used as new kind of absorbent.
Study Shows Organic Cotton Causes Less Environmental Damage Than Conventional Cotton
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, family, energy, green, greenproducts, healthy, humans, organic, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - cornucopia.org
More than just a "feel-good" fiber, organic cotton has now been proven better for the environment than conventional cotton, according to a new study.
Solar Technology Could Make Underground Parks In Cramped Cities Possible
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, eco-friendly, environment, green, greenproducts, sustainable, Sustainabililty, parks, solar power, garden, coolstuff, ecosystems )

Michael
- 17 days ago - iflscience.com
It's not easy to keep growing cities green when there is such a high demand for building space. But nobody wants to live in a concrete jungle, which is why a company in the US has proposed a rather unusual solution: underground parks.
GM Crops: Science Is About Questions, Not "Consensus"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, technology, science )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
The So-Called Scientific "Consensus": Why the debate on GMOs is not over (available at the link below), shows how pro-GM vested interests cherry pick information and manipulate quotes from scientific bodies like the World Health Organisation and the Royal
 

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