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Neonicotinoids: The New DDT? (Video)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 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 Amish Farmers Reinventing Organic Agriculture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, non-pesticide farming, ecosystems )

Stephen
- 6 days ago - theatlantic.com
By studying the immune systems of plants, they've developed a technique that eliminates the need for chemicals. With plants able to defend themselves, pesticides can be avoided, allowing the natural predators of pests to flourish.
14 Questions That Could Save Your Life and the Planet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - foodday.org
Food Day aims to solve problems in our food supply. Some of the solutions start with what we put on our plate at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Describe your typical weekly diet to see how it impacts your health, the environment, and animal welfare.
6 Indoor Herbs (And Vegetables) You Should Grow This Winter
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, food, green, home, organic, protection )

Carlene
- 10 days ago - offthegridnews.com
Just because the weather has turned colder doesn't mean that you have to give up on freshly picked homegrown produce.
Why You Should Check Your Cheese, Creamer and Non-Dairy Milk Labels for This Scary Ingredient
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, greenproducts, healthy, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, conservation, green, health, organic, interesting, Sustainabililty, technology, food, globalwarming )

Susan
- 10 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Carrageenan. You've heard about it. You've also probably avoided it. Possibly even feared it, perhaps? If you haven't heard of it, brace yourself: this food additive is linked to mild gastrointestinal problems and even permanent damage to the digestive
20 Things YOU Can Do To Address The Climate Crisis!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, hemp, organic, Sustainabililty, recycling, water, world )

Betsy
- 10 days ago - popularresistance.org
My Halloween Monsters scared me out of the research mode. So here is my 2nd Halloween TREAT. These actions will work when you work them. The one thing never to do is blame the poor. Please suggestion more actions in your comments if you wish.
Take Your Pig Pledge Today!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, pigs, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - pigpledge.org
...and join the world wide movement to only eat meat from real farms, not animal factories.
TAKE ACTION! Tell the National Organic Standards Board: Keep Organic Strong!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, technology )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) plays a key role in protecting the integrity of organics by keeping potentially harmful new food technologies out of organics.
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Co-Founder Unveils 'Food Fight' Flavor to Aid Pro-GMO Labeling Campaign (With Video)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO labeling, green, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - oregonlive.com
Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, jumped into Oregon's pro-GMO labeling initiative Thursday by unveiling a new flavor to help the cause.
Organic Food Isn't Actually Any Better for You, and It's Way More Expensive
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Marketing, Health Claims, Expense, Corporate Profits, Gullible Public )

Brian
- 13 days ago - smartplanet.com
"If you're buying it solely for health reasons, your money is probably better spent elsewhere."
Mark Bittman: Eating Food That's Better for You, Organic or Not
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Nutrition, Health, Food Safety, Organic, Marketing, Certification, Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman )

Brian
- 13 days ago - nytimes.com
"The government's organic program is a marketing program that sets standards for what can be certified as organic. Neither the enabling legislation nor the regulations address food safety or nutrition."
The 'No Shampoo Experiment,' Six Months Later
Green Lifestyle  (tags: AlternativeMed, women, environment, health, interesting, beauty products, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, greenliving, greenproducts, organic )

Jennifer
- 14 days ago - treehugger.com
My switch to washing hair with baking soda and apple cider vinegar was supposed to last only a month, but now I can't stop.
Blowing in the Wind
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, farming, cotton, green, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, Roundup, Glyphosate )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - cornucopia.org
As an organic and non-GMO cotton farmer, I wake up each and every morning to an uneasy notion: We are surrounded and heavily outnumbered. Roundup Ready cotton crops encircle most of our fields like a vengeful army
Be Sure "Organic" Products Really Are Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Marketing, Certification, Certifiers Income, Farmers, Pesticides, Fraud, Public Trust )

Brian
- 14 days ago - todayszaman.com
"Can we trust every product that is advertised as organic?"
The Built-In Scam of Organic Labels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Organic Label, Fraud, Corruption, Certification, Certifier's Income, Cheating )

Brian
- 15 days ago - kcet.org
"As long as the certifiers' income is linked to whether or not they pass a given company, the method is ripe for corruption."
 

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