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Biology Fortified: Do GMO Crops "Foster Monocultures?"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agriculture, Crop Rotation, Monoculture, Biology Fortified, GMO Crops, Diversity, Production )

Brian
- 34 days ago - nblo.gs
"First of all, the corn/soy rotation in the corn belt is a highly successful production system. It also includes enough genetic diversity within those species to continue to perform. That said, some additional diversity would be a good thing."
Miracle Crop: India's Quest to End World Hunger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: humans, greenliving, greenproducts, green, food, green revolution, feeding the hungry, agriculture, cop rotattion, new methods, Sustainabililty, protection, health, environment, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 130 days ago - spiegel.de
Over one third of humanity is undernourished. Now a group of scientists are experimenting with specially-bred crops, and hoping to launch a new Green Revolution -- but controversy is brewing.
Thoughts On Avoiding GMO Contamination
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agriculture, Food and Water, GMO, Monsanto )

Brian
- 143 days ago - popularresistance.org
"We CAN grow food in a way that is environmentally sustainable, safe, and economically viable."
How to Bring Minerals Back Into the Soil and Food Supply - Via Waking Times
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Environment, Agriculture, Farming Industry, Toxic Chemicals, GMOs, Monsanto, Health Risks, Nutrition, Food, Sustainable Agriculture, Article )

Victoria
- 150 days ago - wakingtimes.com
The continual depletion of minerals in food matches the progressive implementation of agricultural practices like mechanization, nitrogen-heavy fertilizers, and pesticide use. Chemical use and GMOs in farming have rapidly Increased disease rates.
Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seeds, farming, agriculture, open source, free sharing, saving, Open Source Seed Initiative )

Brian
- 186 days ago - npr.org
"A group of scientists and food activists is launching a campaign Thursday to change the rules that govern seeds. They're releasing 29 new varieties of crops under a new "open source pledge" that's intended to safeguard the ability of farmers..."
Organic Agriculture: 'The Way Forward' in the Age of Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, organic, food, eco-friendly, agriculture, Cool Foods Campaign, CO2emissions )

Evelyn
- 239 days ago - commondreams.org
Cling to a food system that contributes to climate change and jeopardizes food security, or adopt a regenerative system that strengthens food security and helps mitigate the climate crisis--"The choice is ours to make," a new report states
Is There Room in the Market for Small Organic Dairy Farmers?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farming & Agriculture, Movies, Organic Farming, Organic Foodsorganic, greenliving, sustainable )

Nancy
- 246 days ago - mnn.com
'Betting The Farm' tells the story of a group of intrepid organic farmers struggling to keep their small Maine dairy farms alive. Learn about how MOO Milk is fighting for a place in your refrigerator.
Meet Paul Willis: Free Range Pig Farmer
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, organic, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, sustainable, Sustainabililty )

Marty
- 292 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Paul Willis, founder of the Niman Ranch Pork Company, raises free-range, pastured pigs for Chipotle.
Turns Out Those Old-Fashioned Ways of Farming Were Actually Pretty Smart
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, agriculture, eco-friendly, greenliving, food, garden, green, sustainable, organic, healthy )

Roseann
- 318 days ago - grist.org
Remember those things humans did for thousands of years to feed themselves before we came up with all kinds of newfangled methods? We might want to go back to doing those old-school things.
Stop the Monsanto Protection Act
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, organic, Monsanto )

Kathy
- 395 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
The Monsanto Protection Act is an outrage. It allows big agricultural and biotech corporations to ignore food safety regulations and sell genetically engineered foods even after a court order to stop.
One Weird Trick to Fix Farms Forever
Green Lifestyle  (tags: americans, agriculture, business, farming, food, ideas, sustainability )

Kit
- 407 days ago - motherjones.com
Does David Brandt hold the secret for turning industrial agriculture from global-warming problem to carbon solution?
The Global Water Footprint of Key Crops - Why You Should Care!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, business, environment, investigation, research, science, technology, WATER )

Kit
- 415 days ago - environment.nationalgeographic.com
In order to grow the corn for your tortilla and the cotton for your T-shirt, farmers rely on freshwater from the world's river basins. Whether crops get watered by rain only or by irrigation as well, much of the water gets "consumed" -->
Pest-Free Veggies Without Chemicals
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Agriculture, Israel, pest-free )

David
- 468 days ago - mfa.gov.il
Nearly every farm in Israel's prime Arava growing region uses integrated pest management, which relies mostly on predatory insects.
Declaration on Seed Freedom - TAKE ACTION!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Seed Freedom, declaration, principles of seeds, agriculture, no patents, no privatization of seed ownership, Vedana Shiva, sign pledge! )

Judy
- 519 days ago - seedfreedom.in
...we will save seed, we will create community seed banks and seed libraries, we will not recognize any law that illegitimately makes seed the private property of corporations. We will stop the patents on seed.
The Backyard Chickens of New York City
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, environment, food, farming, irrigation, economy, goodnews, Sustainabililty, greenliving, business )

Marty
- 549 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Chickens being kept in New York City backyards? Thanks to an innovative company called Victory Chicken, the answer is yes--and in ever-increasing numbers.
 

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