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Crop Gene Banks Are Preserving the Future of Agriculture. But Who's Preserving Them?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, humans, protection, seed vaults, seeds, Sustainabililty, world )

- 5 hours ago -
It's not clear why the Syrian fighters have left ICARDA's gene bank alone. It could be due to ICARDA's prestige in the Fertile Crescent, where farming began more than 10,000 years ago, or it could be that the staff convinced the fighters of its importance
Oat Buyer Says No Glyphosate Pre-Harvest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 7 hours ago -
Grain Millers, a major oat buyer in Western Canada, will no longer purchase oats if the crop has been desiccated with glyphosate.
Tell Congress: Oppose the DARK Act!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 12 hours ago -
Time is running out to make your voice heard! Congress is considering the Deny Americans the Right to Know-or DARK-Act, which would not only block all states from labeling genetically engineered foods, but make it much harder for the FDA to ever mandate..
White House Plan Does Little to Take the Sting Out of Pollinator Declines
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 2 days ago -
Today the White House released its much awaited plan for protecting American pollinators, which identifies key threats, but falls short of recommendations submitted by Beyond Pesticides, beekeepers, and others who stress that pollinator protection begins
Tell Congress: Label GMOs!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO food labeling, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 2 days ago -
When companies genetically modify our food, we Americans need to know about it. The Denying Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act would deny Americans the right to know which foods are genetically modified. ThatâEUR(TM)s why the companies that use GMOs are...
Washington State Is In A Drought "Unlike Any WeâEUR(TM)Ve Ever Experienced"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 3 days ago -
Citing historically low snowpack, falling river levels, and rising temperatures, Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) declared a statewide drought emergency for Washington on Friday.
Permit for Expanded Electronic-Warfare Training on Olympic Peninsula Delayed
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 4 days ago -
The U.S. Forest Service says a flood of public comments is delaying its decision on whether to grant the Navy a permit for expanded electronic-warfare training on the Olympic Peninsula.
Single-Crop Farming Is Leaving Wildlife With No Room to Turn
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 5 days ago -
Monocultures don't exist in nature. Natural ecosystems that appear to be dominated by one plant or tree species (such as grasslands or some temperate forests) also have many other plant species growing under and around them.
Act Locally to Counter Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, environment, green, greenliving, greenproducts, protection, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, energy, ecosystems, sustainable )

- 6 days ago -
Environmental activism, scientific papers on climate change and rebukes of government inaction are not the way to move towards a low-carbon lifestyle. A new report says real change comes from the community.
They Are Biocides, Not Pesticides - And They Are Creating An Ecocide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, biocides, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, garden, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, ecocide, world )

- 6 days ago -
"A single corn kernel coated with a neonicotinoid can kill a song bird." As a long time environmental lawyer and campaigner, I should not have been stunned by that fact but I was. Shaking my head in dismay, I read on, "Even a tiny grain of wheat or canola
Ban Monsanto's Toxic Roundup Herbicide on Federal Land
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, glyphosate, greenliving, health, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty )

- 6 days ago -
The unchecked spraying of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, has contributed to an alarming decline in the monarch butterfly population in just two decades. We urge you to ban the use of glyphosate and encourage the planting
U.S. HoneyBee Population Plummets By More Than 40% From April 2014 to April 2015
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, eco-friendly, conservation, bee decline, pollinator decline )

- 7 days ago -
To the horror of beekeepers everywhere, it appears that the decline of honeybees is getting even worse.
Summer Honeybee Losses Spiked Last Year, And Researchers Aren't Sure Why
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, honeybees, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 7 days ago -
Honeybees are still dying and disappearing in huge numbers in the U.S., and summertime losses of bees have surged, according to a new survey.
Monsanto Wants to Buy Its Biggest Rival. Don't Let It.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agro-chemical corporations, chemicals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 7 days ago -
Sign the petition to the EU Antitrust Commission & US Department of Justice. The proposed takeover between Monsanto and Syngenta is anti-competitive and will give Monsanto a monopoly over global seed sales. Stop Monsanto's takeover now."

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