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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
- 13 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.
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
- 16 hours 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
GMO Safety, Weed Control Top Concerns as US Study Kicks Off
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Kathy
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Monday.
Tell Starbucks: Switch to Organic Milk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: milk, organic milk, cows, food, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, humans, organic, interesting, protection, society, sustainable, world )

Sara
- 3 days ago - action.foe.org
Starbucks buys nearly 100 million gallons of milk each year -- most of it from cows raised in cruel conditions in factory-farms. These cows are fed chemically-treated alfalfa and GMO crops like soy and corn
Thanks for the Huge Response to Our Offer of Organizing Packets for National Honeybee Day and Swarm the Globe to Save the Bees E
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Ruth
- 5 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
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Sign-on! 07/29/14 Help Stop 'Agent Orange' Crops! STILL OPEN// PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, food, garden, babies, children, women, men, business, design )

Ruth
- 5 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) want to approve Dow's new Enlist-brand corn and soy crops that are engineered to resist a deadly herbicide, concocted from a combination of Monsanto's Roundup..."
Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters -- Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture to Feed the World? Video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - cornucopia.org
The biggest players in the food industry--from pesticide pushers to fertilizer makers to food processors and manufacturers--spend billions of dollars every year not selling food, but selling the idea that we need their products to feed the world. But, do we
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.
Once Mexico Had a Wealth of Corn; Now It's Left With a Genetically Boring Monocrop
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Corn was first domesticated in Mexico and quickly spread throughout the Americas, beginning in about 2,500 B.C. Over the centuries, around 20,000 or more different varieties emerged as ears of corn were transported around the world.
GMO Experiments Receive Questionable Oversight
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, corruption, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - sfgate.com
At a secret location among the vineyards of California's Central Coast, a plot of genetically engineered corn is producing proteins for industrial and pharmaceutical uses, including an experimental vaccine for hepatitis B.
Farming for a Cooler World   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, globalwarming, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 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.
Syngenta Asks EPA to Raise Tolerance Level for 'Bee-Killing' Chemical
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonics, neonicotinoids, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - eenews.net
Seed and crop management company Syngenta Crop Protection LLC has petitioned U.S. EPA to increase the legal tolerance for a neonicotinoid pesticide residue in several crops -- in one case increasing the acceptable level by 400 times, according to a notice
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.
 

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