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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 )

- 1538 days ago -
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 )

- 1552 days ago -
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-->
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 )

- 1651 days ago -
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.
Gardening For Life
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, garden, wildlife )

- 1908 days ago -
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 )

- 2003 days ago -
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 )

- 2163 days ago -
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 )

- 2187 days ago -
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,
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cabo pulmo, marine sanctuary, biodiversity, ecosystems, conservation, environment )

- 2190 days ago -
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 )

- 2487 days ago -
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 )

- 2673 days ago -
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.
How Much Rainforest Do You Eat?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, climate change, ecosystems, environment, extinctions, food, greenliving, livestock, rainforests, vegan )

- 2700 days ago -
The majority of plant and animal extinctions are due to abolition of the rainforest in order to grow soy and corn to feed livestock.
Natural World - A Farm for the Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: beneficial insects, biodiversity, climate change, conservation, diet, ecosystems, energy, environment, farming, food, forests, fossil fuels, gardening, greenliving, livestock, nature, organic, permaculture, soil, Sustainabililty, wildlife, woodlands )

- 2706 days ago -
Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family's farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key.
Farmer's Feral Rice Comes From Paddy Rife With Life
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, ecosystems, organic, rice paddy, Chiba, Japan, 70-year-old, high quality, living creatures, rife with life, taste, feral rice, biodiversity, ecological chain, water, food )

- 2767 days ago -
A 70-year-old farmer grows high quality rice on a 7-hectare paddy in Chiba Prefecture that does not require cultivation as he uses plants developed like those in the wild. His paddy has more living creatures, including loaches and frogs.
Why Your Wildlife Garden Matters
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, garden, greenliving, habitat, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 2773 days ago -
It's easy to assume that you can't possibly make a difference for wildlife from your small share of the planet. But every positive choice you make in your garden can actually make a huge difference for the wildlife in your area.
Biodiversity: Saving the Planet Can Be Fun
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, agriculture, resources, crops, consumers, shopping, change habits )

- 2924 days ago -
Conservation is not just good for the planet, it can be immensely pleasurable too, above all for the palate.

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