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Green Lifestyle  (tags: consumers, business, dishonesty, plastic products, eco-friendly, protection, health, greenproducts )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - onearth.org
A new scorecard tells us about the toxic chemical footprints of everyday plastics. But the game between industry and consumers is still rigged.
Beyond GMOs: What Happens When Synthetic DNA Comes to the Farm and Table?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, ecosystems, health, humans, protection, synthetic biology, technology, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - climateconfidential.com
Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world's largest gathering of synthetic biologists. The field is evolving so rapidly that even scientists working in it don't agree on a definition, but at its core synthe
Sick Texas Hospital Worker May Have Exposed 700 Babies to TB
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, El PasoTexas, hospital staff, TB, Providence Memorial Hospital, risks, safety, healthcare, warning, protection, prevention, news, health, illness, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
According to the Associated Press, the woman -- whose identity is being withheld due to privacy laws -- may have been infected with TB bacteria for up to a year before she was diagnosed in late August.
Global Population Could Top 12 Billion By 2100
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, health, humans, interesting, news, research, science, U.N., University of Washington, world )

Kayleen
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
All due to sub-Saharan Africa's higher-than-expected birth rates, the U.N. and other experts reported. They expect food and water wars and disease plagues across the planet, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Clear Differences Between Organic and Non-Organic Food, Study Finds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenproducts, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Organic food has more of the antioxidant compounds linked to better health than regular food, and lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides, according to the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date.
Every Kid Healthy...and Ready to Learn - Take the Pledge !!
Health & Wellness  (tags: goodnews, pledge, Every Kid Healthy, Ready to Learn, obesity, children, health, healthcare, food, correct nutrition, illness prevention )

BarbCat
- 1 day ago - actionforhealthykids.org
Every child in the United States should be well-nourished, physically active, healthy and ready to learn. Sadly, they're not. One in three kids in this country is either overweight or obese. But they don't have to be. Schools are a big part of the
White House Unveils Strategy to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, scientists, science, research, health, humans, environment, White House, strategy, antiobiotic, drugs )

Darren
- 2 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A new science advisory panel assessment sparks executive actions to tamp down the threat of a future without lifesaving drugs
Another Independent Study Confirms Monsanto's RoundUp Chemicals Are Lethal, Even in Small Doses
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, diet, environment, ethics, food, health, Glyphosate, risks, Roundup, research, study, warning )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Published just this month in the International Journal of Toxicology, the study "Glyphosate Commercial Formulation Causes Cytotoxicity, Oxidative Effects, and Apoptosis on Human Cells: Differences With its Active Ingredient," proposes what most of us have
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
India's Verdana Shiva On The New Food Wars: GMOS And Biofuels   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Verdana Shiva, geneticengineering, GMO, GM crops, India, Asia, Ireland, Africa, Latin America, business, health, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, technology, world )

Betsy
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Following Rachel Carson's courage and case, Dr. Shiva has fought against food. Intellectual property rights, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. She has assisted campaigns against GM crops and GMO's in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
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
- 4 days 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.
Geneticists Say Bald Chicken Is Safe, But Would You Eat It?
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chicken, concept, health, science, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Chickens have feathers for a reason, or at least that's how nature intended it. Nine years after the first information on featherless chickens became known, the attention of the public and world media has once again focused on this experiment designed for
Tell Retailers: Label Monsanto's Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo labeling, health, Monsanto, ecosystems, environment, corn, prevention )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - grassrootsact.com
Consumers deserve to know whether they're eating an insecticide! Add your name to the form at right to demand labeling for genetically engineered sweet corn, and if we reach 100,000 signatures, we'll send them to the Grocery Manufacturers Association...
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - action.ippfwhr.org
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
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
- 4 days 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
 

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