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Ideology Prevents Wheat Growers From Converting to More Profitable Methods, New Study Shows
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, humans, interesting, organic, society, sustainable, technology )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - phys.org
U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of ideology their personal beliefs about organic farming âEUR" rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Arkansas
This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, drugs, healthcare, humans, illness, research, risks, treatment, organic, ethics, exercise )

Lidia
- 6 days ago - npr.org
Though antipsychotics are approved to treat serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the FDA says the drugs can increase the risk of death for people with dementia. Still, they're prescribed for nearly 300,000 nursing home residen
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
- 10 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.
Is Your Pet's Food as Safe as You Think?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, GMOs, health, organic, pets, pet food, protection, shopping, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - cornucopia.org
Pet food quality varies significantly and all too often includes dangerous chemical additives. In many cases consumers get what they pay for, but price doesn't always indicate high quality.
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
- 14 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
- 15 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
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
- 18 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.
Big Mayo Wants You to Know There's Only One Way to Make Mayo, Dammit | Mother Jones
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, organic, mayonnaise, sustainable, farming, Unilever, Hampton Creek, lawsuits, Vegan Mayonnaise, shopping, health, eco-friendly )

Cat
- 33 days ago - motherjones.com
Both funny and serious. Last Friday, the Anglo-Dutch mega-conglomerate Unilever, owner of Hellmann's Mayonnaise, filed suit against the vegan upstart Hampton Creek,
What?! Fish Can't Be Organic?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, fish, health, organic, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 35 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
The argument against certifying wild fish as organic is evident: Wild fish can't be called organic because they are wild. Their behavior in the open ocean can't be monitored or controlled like those of domesticated animals.
Tell USDA Open-Ocean Fish Farms Should Never Be Certified as Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, fish, food, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 35 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Despite all of the well-documented problems associated with ocean-based fish farming [1], the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is poised to allow open-ocean fish farms (aquaculture) to be certified as organic.
Yes, Organic Farming Can Feed the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, genetic diversity, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 43 days ago - cornucopia.org
"In the last half century," Mooney said, "the industrial food chain has destroyed 75 percent of the genetic diversity of our food chain." Mooney's message was that organic agriculture is key to protecting this disappearing biodiversity, which farmers have
TAKE ACTION NOW! Starbucks & Green Mountain Coffee -- Don't Support the Lawsuit Against Vermont
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GMOs, labeling, labeling GMO, protection, humans, environment, conservation, organic, Sustainabililty, shopping, health )

Cal
- 44 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Starbucks is part of a lawsuit that's aiming to block a landmark law that requires genetically-modified ingredients be labeled.
53 Real Reasons We Cannot Support Monsanto & GMOs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 45 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Would you ever support Monsanto's GMOs? A man named Brett Wilcox and his son have taken to country roads, running over 3000 miles, 20 miles at a time, in order to bring attention to the GMO monopoly that has taken over our country.
Calling Euro-MP Glenis Willmott About the GMO Vote? Fantastic! Here's What to Do:
Green Lifestyle  (tags: humans, food, illness, interesting, diet, babies, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, corporate, environment, farming, government, humans, lies, law, labor, politics, society, consumers, humans, GeneticEngineering )

Wendy
- 45 days ago - action.sumofus.org
The British government voted earlier this year for a flawed European Commission proposal that would allow European states to ban GM crops subject to many conditions, while opening the doors for widespread GMO cultivation and contamination across the EU.
From NFL To 'Scandal,' Whole Foods Buys TV Ads To Boost Its Brand
Business  (tags: Whole Foods, Whole Fraud, Marketing, Labels, Organic, Non-GMO, No Guarantees, Sales Up )

Brian
- 52 days ago - npr.org
"The chain is also working to overcome its "Whole Paycheck" reputation."
 

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