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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
- 9 hours 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.
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
- 3 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.
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
- 3 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
Walking or Cycling to Work 'Improves Well-Being'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, green, greenliving, health, healthy, cycling, commuting, driving, Sustainabililty, sustainable, eco-friendly, CO2emissions )

Michael
- 4 days ago - bbc.com
Switching from driving a car to walking or cycling to work improves our well-being, a study suggests.
GMO Safety, Weed Control Top Concerns as US Study Kicks Off
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, diversity, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 4 days 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
- 5 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
Safety in Diversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, diversity, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - seedfreedom.in
We are faced with two crises on a planetary scale -- climate change and species extinction. Our current modes of production and consumption, starting with the Industrial Revolution and aggravated by the advent of industrial agriculture, have contributed to
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
- 10 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
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
- 12 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
- 12 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.
Buddhist Singing Bowls and Solar Cell Design
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, environment, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, world, globalwarming, eco-friendly, CO2emissions )

James
- 12 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
The Shape Of A Buddhist Singing Bowl Has Inspired A More Efficient Solar Panel
Syngenta Asks EPA to Raise Tolerance Level for 'Bee-Killing' Chemical
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonics, neonicotinoids, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 13 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
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
- 14 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-->
Stop the Grinding Up of Forest to Make Clothes
Green Lifestyle  (tags: forest, rainforest, eco-friendly, conservation, ecosystems, business, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, humans, organic, interesting, recycling, shopping, society, Sustainabililty, world, fashion )

Sara
- 16 days ago - ran.org
Add your Voice! I stand with RAN! To earn my business, companies must eliminate rainforest destruction and human rights abuses from their supply chain.
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
- 17 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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