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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.
Seeds of Slavery
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, biodiversity, environment, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - asianage.com
On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the "One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium" initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology trans
Make and Keep a Green Campaign Promise to Protect Ojibway ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, biodiversity, wildlife, habitat )

Cher
- 103 days ago - change.org
Ojibway, Canada's premier hotspot of biodiversity is vulnerable to proposed and potential development-Threats
New Study: Organic Farms Support 34 - 43% More Species Than GMO Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, healthy, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 195 days ago - naturalsociety.com
A new study will make it hard for Monsanto, Dow, and DuPont to argue that they aren't simply desirous of eliminating all of nature, and then - us. A detailed analysis of species diversity - more plants, animals, and insects - is included in the Swedish-->
Biodiversity and Indigenous Crops to Feed the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 209 days ago - eatdrinkbetter.com
Biotech companies talk a lot about how they're going to "feed the world." You know, with breakthroughs like apples that don't brown as quickly as other apples. While we could talk all day about the issues with GMO crops, one of the biggest threats they-->
A Road Map to Ocean Protection
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, biodiversity )

Mamabear
- 234 days ago - blog.conservation.org
If you walk on the beach and look out at your nearest stretch of the global ocean, it can be hard to fathom the incredible diversity that lies beneath the waves. Our oceans contain an estimated 2.2 million species, the vast majority of which have
VIDEO: Going Forward By Going Back - 15 Indigenous Crops Feeding the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, humans, healthy, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 308 days ago - foodtank.org
Potatoes may seem fairly humble, but there are more than 4,500 species of potato in the world. Likewise, there are at least 1,000 pepper plant varieties, 7,500 tomato species, and 7,500 known apple varieties worldwide.
The Seed Underground: Saving Seeds To Save The World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seeds, biodiversity, organic, heritage, variety, seed saving, revolutionary, gardens, grow your own food )

Brian
- 534 days ago - yesmagazine.org
There is a quietly growing revolution to save our food. In our corporate-industrial complex, nothing has become as subversive as the simple act of saving seeds.
Gardening For Life
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, garden, wildlife )

Julie
- 565 days ago - bringingnaturehome.net
Biodiversity losses are a clear sign that our own life-support systems are failing. The ecosystems that support us - - that determine the carrying capacity of the earth and our local spaces - - are run by biodiversity
ACTION ALERT: Maintain Funding to Help Farmers Preserve Biodiversity! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, environment, eco-friendly, ecosystems, conservation )

Simone
- 660 days ago - forcechange.com
The European Union is currently deliberating over the Common Agricultural Policy budget, which President van Rompuy of the European Council has recommended be cut significantly. This would cut the most important wildlife and environmental conservation
Loss of Biodiversity An Equal Threat to Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, biodiversity, climate change, loss, protection )

Cher
- 819 days ago - ctv.ca
The accelerating loss of plant and animal species around the planet is becoming as great a threat to global health and prosperity as climate change, concludes a newly published review of hundreds of research studies.
ACTION ALERT: Fight for the Future of Coral Reefs! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coral reefs, threatened, biodiversity, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Simone
- 844 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Corals are vanishing at an alarming rate, and scientists warn that these reefs are poised to become the first mass ecosystem extinction produced by manmade climate change. The loss of coral reefs, the ocean's greatest hotspots of biodiversity,
ACTION ALERT: Protect Cabo Pulmo! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cabo pulmo, marine sanctuary, biodiversity, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

Simone
- 847 days ago - avaaz.org
Cabo Pulmo is a marine reserve located in the Mexican state of Baja California, and enjoys such an incredible biodiversity that it's considered the most robust marine reserve in the world; now this ecological treasure is threatened to be destroyed
Attracting Native Pollinators
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, pesticides, pollinators, wildlife )

Julie
- 1144 days ago - articles.chicagotribune.com
We all eat food produced by pollinators. Pollinators are also central to biodiversity of the natural world by helping native plants reproduce, producing fruits and seeds that feed other wildlife such as songbirds and grizzly bears.
Massive Seed Swap Keeps Biodiversity Growing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, environment, food, gardening, seeds, sustainability )

Julie
- 1330 days ago - treehugger.com
Based in Brighton, England, Seedy Sunday is an annual event that claims to have "blazed the trail for UK seed swaps over the past decade". Held on the first Sunday of February every year, the seed swap attracts well over 1000 visitors.
 

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