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Systemic Pesticides: Chemicals You Can't Wash Off
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, health, humans, protection, world, pesticides, chemicals )

- 727 days ago -
Systemic pesticides are in the plant, not on it. When we make the plant itself poisonous to predators, one has to wonder what (or who) else it's poisoning.
Seattle Garden Project Sheds Light On The Decline of Bumblebees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, chemicals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, insecticides, pollution, research, wildlife, world, study, research )

- 753 days ago -
A group of Seattle gardeners are trying to find out what effects the bumblebee decline might have in our backyards. They're taking part in the Urban Pollination Project, a citizen science experiment started by two University of Washington graduate researc
New Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Will Sharply Increase Use of Toxic Pesticide, a "Probable Human Carcinogen"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, world )

- 767 days ago -
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has quietly approved the first of a new generation of GE crops resistant to more toxic herbicides. The first crop to pass the low regulatory bar was a Bayer soybean variety genetically engineered to withstand direct-->
On National Honey Bee Day, Ask Retailers to Stop Selling Bee-Killing Products
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, garden, green, health, home, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 781 days ago -
Product labels show the active ingredients of these products, including: imidacloprid, acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, nithiazine, thiacloprid and thiamethoxam.
Study: Plants From Top Retailers Contain Pesticides That Threaten Honeybees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, home, protection, world )

- 782 days ago -
Well-meaning home gardeners who buy plants to attract pollinators might be harming honeybees, according to a study that an environmental group released Wednesday. The Pesticide Research Institute found that seven of 13 types of garden plants purchased-->
Protect Birds & Bees From Neonics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, birds, chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, insecticides, neonics, neonicotinoids, Bayer )

- 804 days ago -
Please write your U.S. Representative TODAY and ask her or him to support H.R. 2692, the Save America's Pollinators Act of 2013. This bill will direct the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend registration for neonicotinoid insecticides, or-->
Demand Trains Limit Amount of Hazardous Chemicals Carried ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, trains, chemicals )

- 853 days ago -
Minimize amount of toxic chemicals allowed on board each rail car
10 Worst Products For Doing Laundry
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, clothing, conservation, environment, family, health, home, humans, laundry, laundry detergents, shopping, world )

- 892 days ago -
When you wash your clothes with conventional laundry detergents, you're getting a lot more than just soap. Laundry detergents that claim to brighten clothes actually include optical brighteners, which are chemical residues that stick to clothes and make
10 Dishwashing Products to Avoid Altogether
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, cleaning, dishwashing, environment, family, food, world )

- 898 days ago -
When it comes to washing dishes, what could be wrong with a little soap? The thing is, most conventional dishwashing liquids, soaps and detergents aren't just soap. They're filled with toxic chemicals and unspecified substances that are harmful to your he
Toxic Fashion: The Hazardous Chemicals in Our Clothing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, chemicals, clothing, humans, protection )

- 1048 days ago -
Most people know the importance of toxins in products we ingest, but we often don't consider the toxins in products we wear. According to Greenpeace, chemicals used in dyes and processing fabrics can cause cancer and disrupt hormones.
"Test It, Maybe" Raises Awareness For Safe Chemicals Act! VIDEO!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, conservation, chemicals, parody )

- 1112 days ago -
The internet is filled with parodies of Carly Rae Jepsen's hit "Call Me, Maybe" but the most recent parody from the League of Conservation Voters might be the first that calls for change, specifically, chemical reform.
5 Hidden Chemicals in Your Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, chemicals, protection, greenliving, eco-friendly )

- 1231 days ago -
Our relationship to chemicals is changing as new research draws a connection between health problems and exposure to certain compounds. Your home may be more toxic than you realize because of hidden chemicals in cleaning products.
5 Tips To Keep Your Household Chemicals From Polluting The Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, chemicals, pollution, eco-friendly, protection )

- 1258 days ago -
Earth Day 2012 was greeted by a vastly different public attitude than when it first debuted 42 years ago. Now, chemical pollutants in our environment have been linked to deadly diseases like cancer, fish populations have diminished (and are among the
Local Food = Ethical Food? Doesn't Always Work That Way
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, farming, chemicals, local, safety, safe, risks, infections, health, green, greenliving, food, garden, family, home, humans, organic, protection, shopping )

- 1328 days ago -
These days, Canadians are more interested than ever about where their food comes from and how it's produced. Due to concerns about the safety and environmental impact of imported food, many are choosing to buy Canadian-grown produce. Yet ...
ACTION ALERT: Waxahachie Could Happen Anywhere: Tell Your Senators to Vote for Chemical Disaster Prevention! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: hazards, chemicals, dangerous, environment, chemical disaster prevention, conservation, protection, communities )

- 1463 days ago -
On October 3rd, 2011, a massive fire broke out at a chemical plant in Waxahachie, Texas, forcing the evactuation of a nearby elementary school and college. While the scope of the disaster is currently unknown, it's quite possible there were chemicals

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