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Biofuels Are Bad News for Forests, Climate, Food Security, Says Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, food security, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 14 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
A report from the World Resources Institute finds that dedicating land to the production of biofuels, a form of renewable energy made from plants, may undermine efforts to achieve a sustainable food future, combat climate change, and protect forests.
Urban Sustainability - a Child's Play?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, greenliving, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - stockholmresilience.org
A recently published study shows that children who spend more time in nature show a better understanding of natural resources and environmental degradation.
Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, garden, greenliving, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - npr.org
The Alaskan tundra might not seem like much of an agricultural hotspot, but one farmer in the frigid town of Bethel believes he's found America's newest breadbasket. For the last 10 years, Tim Meyers has been coaxing an enviable quantity of fruits and...
Sign the Pledge to Reduce Your Food Waste and Urge Businesses to Do the Same
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - feedbackglobal.org
Over one third of the world's food is being wasted. Join the global movement against food waste. Sign the pledge to reduce your food waste and urge businesses to do the same.`
New MacDonald (Had a Farm)   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, insecticides, garden, green, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Watch as these kids show what makes organic farming the choice for the future in a surprising twist on a classic children's song.It's time to say goodbye to Old MacDonald. When you choose Organic you are choosing a future with less toxic chemicals...
What You Probably Didn't Know About Our National Forests
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, environment, forests )

Cher
- 2 days ago - greenerideal.com
The National Forest Foundation has put together this eye catching infographic illustrating the amazing things which forests do for us.
New Research Links Bee-Killing Insecticide to Monarch Butterfly Deaths
Green Lifestyle  (tags: butterflies, conservation, garden, health, neonics, neonicotinoids, home, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
New research from the University of Minnesota presents some of the first evidence linking the bee-killing insecticides known as neonicotinoids to monarch butterfly deaths. The study finds that milkweed plants, which monarch butterflies need to survive...
TUESDAY 3 March: Emergency Day of Action to STOP GE Trees!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, genetic engineering GE trees, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - stopgetrees.org
At the Brazilian Embassy or Consulate near you! See below for list of locations and how you can take part.Take action in solidarity with Brazilian social movements and organizations to stop the legalization of socially and ecologically destructive GE tree
Vilsack: Smartphones Could Be Answer in Debate Over Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, GMOs, humans, shopping, technology )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - startribune.com
In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offers this idea: Use your smartphone. Vilsack told members of Congress on Wednesday that consumers could just use their phones to scan special
Please Help US Save Our Spider
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, extinction, green, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - crowdfunder.co.uk
The Horrid ground weaver is one of the rarest spiders in the world and is threatened with extinction. It had been found in three places in Plymouth, but one of those was destroyed when it was turned into an industrial site. Now, it is possible that the...
GMOs Are Destroying Heirloom Seeds and Our Food Security
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, Heirloom Seeds, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - activistpost.com
A report from Baker Creek Heirloom Rare Seed's catalog explains how the genetic engineering of crops is having real life consequences for business, as well as food security. Just from the perspective of a medium sized business, Baker Creek and its partner
There Is No Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO safety, health, interesting, protection, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
A frequently cited claim published on an Internet website that several hundred studies "document the general safety and nutritional wholesomeness of GM foods and feeds" is misleading. Examination of the studies listed reveals that many do not provide...
7 Ways to Attract More Butterflies to Your Garden (and Save Them From Extinction)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: butterflies, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, green, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Monarch butterflies could soon be protected under the Endangered Species Act. Monarch populations have plummeted in the last two decades, dropping an estimated 90 percent from numbers in the 1990s. Scientists agree that the leading culprit in the monarch
Be Honest With GMO Safety Consensus - Media Told
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - spyghana.com
There are no epidemiological studies investigating potential health effects of GMO food on human health. With no epidemiological studies, claims that "trillions of GMO meals" have been eaten with no ill effects have no scientific basis.
Farming as a Way to Reduce Carbon Emissions Instead of Increasing Them
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, green, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - dailyyonder.com
Industrial farming needs to adapt "Restoration Agriculture," an old idea that is finding new scientific support as we look at farming as a way to reduce carbon emissions instead of increasing them.
 

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