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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.
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
Climate Change in Plain Language
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, climate change, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, humans, interesting, society, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - daily.sightline.org
Sometimes those of us who are very deeply immersed in climate communications become so focused on crafting messages that effectively convey certain complex issues, ideas, and policy measures that we forget some of the most fundamental communications rules
Dancing Bees Waggle the Way to Happier Habitat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, CoolStuff, ecosystems, food, green, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - ensia.com
The question scientists at the University of Sussex in the U.K. had was simple: Where do honeybees find food? But finding a way to answer that simple question seemed not so simple.
9 High-Tech Innovations That Will Change The Way We Recycle
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, eco-friendly, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, interesting, goodnews, coolstuff )

Rodney
- 10 days ago - takepart.com
Recycling has come a long way since the "newsprint, bottles, and cans" era. Today all kinds of objects have the potential for reuse, from cotton dresses to cigarette butts.
Farming for a Cooler World   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, globalwarming, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
See how Kenyan farmers produce more food, improve lives, and help mitigate climate change. The Carbon Credit program helps them better manage their land as rainfall becomes more erratic.
Pitaya Plus Announces Non-GMO Project Verification September 5, 2014
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, food, eco-friendly, ecosystems, CoolStuff, goodnews, greenproducts, shopping, society )

Ruth
- 12 days ago - nongmoproject.org
"Pitaya Plus, the #1 Pitaya/Dragonfruit company in the U.S, is proud to announce it's entire smoothie pack line has been Non-GMO Project Verified."
Serving Monsanto's Leftovers
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, greenliving, greenproducts, genetic engineering, GMOs, Monsanto, health, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - justlabelit.org
Monsanto's president, Brett Begemann, must like serving leftovers. After all, he served up all of Monsanto's warmed-over arguments against giving mom the right to know what's in her food when he was interviewed for a Wall Street Journal opinion piece-->
How Changing the Way We Farm Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, green, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - csmonitor.com
Certain farming practices can trap a majority of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. On a global scale, this could even lead to a net decrease in atmospheric greenhouse gas levels -- or, in other words, help reverse climate change.
Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food To Everyone - For Free
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 18 days ago - collective-evolution.com
Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporat
Non-GMO Is a Trend, Not a Fad
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, family, food, greenliving, health, genetic engineerng, GMOs, interesting, organic, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 18 days ago - nongmoreport.com
A new report finds that consumer awareness and concern about genetically modified foods in the United States is increasing while usage of non-GMO food products is growing rapidly. The report, GMOs: What do US consumers really think of GMOs? was published
OCA's 'Put Monsanto on Ice!' Challenge
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineerng, GMOs, health, organic, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 19 days ago - organicconsumers.org
For every like of this video the OCA will donate to the Oregon labeling campaign.
Weed Blaster Shows Promise as Alternative to Herbicides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, interesting, organic, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 24 days ago - startribune.com
A U.S. Department of Agriculture research agronomist in Morris, Minn., Forcella doesn't spray pigweed and foxtail with herbicides to shrivel them. He blasts them to smithereens with corncob grit. The tactic is gaining attention from organic farmers who-->
Cassidy, the Three-Legged Hero
Offbeat  (tags: women, pets, off-beat, news, interesting, humans, dogs, americans, children, pictures, safety, performance, CoolStuff, health, healthy, travel, animalwelfare, suffering, rescued, GoodNews )

Kelly
- 25 days ago - dogchannel.com
Why it is so important to offer your services to your local rescue as a foster. Cassidy, a 5-year-old Shetland Sheepdog-Australian Shepherd mix was found by the side of the road, buried under piles of litter. ~ THIS IS BABY
DOING GOOD BY DESIGN: Feeding Istanbul's Stray Dogs, a Bottle at a Time
Animals  (tags: protection, greenliving, coolstuff, recycling, protection, sustainable, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, GoodNews, goodnews )

Cal
- 26 days ago - spiegel.de
The city of Istanbul is home to a special invention that is the manifestation of social design. A special vending machine dispenses food for stray dogs when people insert recyclable bottles and cans.
 

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