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Ebola: Is Bushmeat Behind the Outbreak?
Offbeat  (tags: Meat, Animals, Bats, Ebola, Health )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Bushmeat is believed to be the origin of the current Ebola outbreak. The first victim's family hunted bats, which carry the virus. Could the practice of eating bushmeat, which is popular across Africa, be responsible for the current crisis?
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
Science & Tech  (tags: design, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, environment, health, humans, NewTechnology, safety, science, tech, technology, toxins, world )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - realfarmacy.com
Every human being in every developed nation on Earth, whether living in a rural or isolated area, in the middle of a large city, or near an industrialized area, now contains at least 700 contaminants in their body including pesticides, pthalates, benzenes
'Scandalous': 1.6m UK Pensioners Living in Poverty - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Health, Human rights, Politics, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 14 hours ago - rt.com
More than one and a half million British pensioners are "floundering" on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.
Muzzled: New UK Laws Punish Owners of 'Dangerous' Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Health, Politics, Security, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 15 hours ago - rt.com
Owners of dangerous dogs could face fines of up to £20,000 under new laws designed to prevent dog attacks.The laws, which will come into effect next week, will also mean animals deemed 'dangerous' must be muzzled or microchipped.
Agroecology: The Capitalist Elephant in the Room
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agroecology, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 23 hours ago - ourfoodfuture.com
...the single most important benefit of agroecological methods is that, at a time when carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere represents one of the single biggest threats to humanity, our soils represent the only real options for directing that CO2.
What This Man Does To Make His Wife Smile Is SO Sweet. (And Delightfully Goofy!)   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, men, 'Pink Tutu Project', breast cancer, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, inspiration, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
After his wife Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer, Bob began taking delightfully goofy photographs of himself in a pink tutu. The resulting images led to "The Tutu Project" and funding for Carey's Foundation, and organization that provides support
EPA: Those Bee-Killing Pesticides? They're Actually Pretty Useless
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, farming, bees, food, neonicotinoids, pesticides, health, Sustainabililty, Bayer, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
So, there's this widely used class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, marketed by chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta, that have emerged as a prime suspect in honeybee collapse, and may also be harming birds and water-borne critters. But at least they
How the Growth of Monoculture Crops Is Destroying Our Planet and Still Leaving Us Hungry
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The future of our food is not looking so hot thanks to the prevalence of monoculture agriculture. What is a monoculture you ask? Simply put a monoculture is a single crop repeatedly grown on the same land. Major crops that are grown as a monoculture are..
U.S. Set to Blow $2.8 Trillion By Sitting in Traffic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, health, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, travel )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - inhabitat.com
Congestion will cost the U.S. $2.8 trillion over the next 16 years. It's a boggling figure - but that's exactly what a new report by the Seattle-based INRIX and the Centre for Economics and Business Research(CEBR) has found. The direct and indirect costs
Neonicotinoids: The New DDT? (Video)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - permaculturenews.org
Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticides in the world. They've been linked to the decline of honeybees. But scientists now say they also harm many terrestrial, aquatic, and marine invertebrates. They damage sea urchin DNA, suppress the immune
The Biggest GMO Myths, Busted (With Video)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - rodalenews.com
GMO Myth #1: GMOs have been around for 1000s of years. The Facts: Genetic modification is different from traditional breeding and presents its own set of unique risks.
Self-Organised European Citizens' Initiative Against TTIP & CETA
Business  (tags: trades, business, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, interesting, news, protection, safety, society, world, corporate, employment, social, environmental, privacy )

Sara
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
We want to prevent lowering of standards concerning employment, social, environmental, privacy and consumers and the deregulation of public services (such as water) and cultural assets from being deregulated in non-transparent negotiations.
World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers
Business  (tags: family farming, World Food Day, economy, ecosystems, globalwarming, food, health, family )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - foodtank.com
Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in observance of World Food Day 2014. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recognized family farmers as central to solving global hunger and malnutrition.
What NFL Cheerleaders Did Mid-Game Brought Everyone To Tears. Even The Players.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, sports, NFL Cheerleaders, cancer, society, family, women, americans, health, news, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - viralnova.com
Football fanatics aren't known for being overly friendly to the opposing sides. Players and supporters are known to be aggressively competitive, sometimes even violently so. But when the Cincinnati Bengals played the New England Patriots recently...
Alternative Clean Energy Roundup: 15 October 2014
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, environment, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, globalwarming, sustainable, technology, world, conservation )

James
- 4 days ago - focusalternativeenegy.blogspot.com
Renewable Energy Share In Sub-Saharan Africa Could Reach 45% By 2040, IEA Reports
 

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