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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
- 8 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
- 11 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
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
- 1 day 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
- 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.
Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, greenliving, Sustainabililty, Vermont, Burlington, renewables )

Michael
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
There's a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty With Solar Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar power, developing world, world, goodnews, environment, greenliving, green, energy, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, design )

Cal
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.
Safety in Diversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, diversity, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 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
- 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.
9 High-Tech Innovations That Will Change The Way We Recycle
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, eco-friendly, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, interesting, goodnews, coolstuff )

Rodney
- 9 days ago - takepart.com
Recycling has come a long way since the "newsprint, bottles, and cans" era. Today all kinds of objects have the potential for reuse, from cotton dresses to cigarette butts.
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
- 10 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
The Shape Of A Buddhist Singing Bowl Has Inspired A More Efficient Solar Panel
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
 

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