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Study Finds Low Levels of Roundup Cause Adverse Effects to Soil Health
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Roundup, soil, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 352 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Raising questions about Roundup's (glyphosate) effects on soil health, a study published last month shows that the chemical is toxic to soil fungus at doses well below levels which are recommended for agricultural use.
Tell Your Water Utility to Step It Up! PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water, conservation, protection )

Anna
- 361 days ago - sierra.force.com
Texas ONLY. Water is our most precious resource in Texas, yet millions of gallons of water are wasted every year in the Lone Star state. Conservation practices, such as limiting outdoor landscape watering, is one of the most affordable ways we can
Stop Wasting Valuable Fresh Water PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, water, protection, conservation )

Anna
- 22 days ago - forcechange.com
Decrease the amount of water wasted in the United States by creating and enforcing tougher water regulation laws and policies nationwide.
Action Alert: Demand Logging End in Poland's Bialowieza Forest, Europe's Last Large Old-Growth Forest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Kathy
- 335 days ago - forests.org
It'is time to end old-growth forest logging in Poland, and globally, to prevent regional ecosystem failure, limit abrupt climate change, and avoid biosphere collapse.
The Origins and Journey of "Carl's Glass Gems" Rainbow Corn
Green Lifestyle  (tags: world, Sustainabililty, organic, humans, health, greenliving, green, food, environment, eco-friendly, conservation, Carl's, Glass, Gems, Rainbow, Vorn, Cherokee, Carl Barnes, Nature American, heritage )

Darren
- 307 days ago - motherearthnews.com
Cherokee rare corn farmer Carl Barnes spent years isolating Native American corn varieties to save a lost heritage, ultimately preserving his glass gem corn seed.
Controversial Pesticides Threaten Not Just Bees But Butterflies Too
Green Lifestyle  (tags: butterflies, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, garden, greenliving, interesting, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 256 days ago - conservationmagazine.org
Most of the furor surrounding neonicotinoids, the world's most widely-used pesticides, focuses on the harms they cause to bees. Yet these chemicals may also pose a threat-presently little-appreciated but possibly grave-to butterflies.
Tell the EPA: Ban Roundup Unless and Until It's Proven Safe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Sustainabililty, roundup, environment, food )

Kathy
- 196 days ago - washpirg.webaction.org
The chemicals in the weedkiller Roundup have been linked to serious health risks. And yet, nearly 300 million pounds of glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup are used on U.S. farms each year.
Bird of the Week: Common Nighthawk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 247 days ago - abcbirds.org
The name "nighthawk" is misleading, since the bird is neither strictly nocturnal nor closely related to hawks. Like the Eastern Whip-poor-will and Chuck-will's widow, it's a member of the Caprimulgidae family, a group also known as nightjars.
Portugal Powered For Four Days Straight Entirely By Renewable Energy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, eco-friendly, environment, CO2emissions, conservation, Sustainabililty, green, technology, renewables, renewable energy )

Michael
- 346 days ago - iflscience.com
Just a few days after it was found that Germany was producing so much energy from renewables that they effectively had to pay consumers to use it, yet another country has hit another renewable milestone.
6 Good Reasons to Get a Rain Barrel
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water, conservation, protection )

Anna
- 15 days ago - greenerideal.com
A recent PNAS report says that the average U.S. citizen has a water footprint of 2,842 m³ per year! Suffice it to say, water and water conservation are becoming hot button issues in the green community and even in mainstream politics.
Thank Your Water Utility For Leading on Water Conservation PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water, conservation, eco-friendly )

Anna
- 361 days ago - sierra.force.com
Water is our most precious resource in Texas, yet millions of gallons of water are wasted every year in the Lone Star state. Water conservation, such as limiting outdoor landscape watering, is one of the most affordable ways we can reduce water
The Homeowner's Guide to Rainwater Harvesting
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, rainwater, conservation )

Anna
- 7 days ago - greenerideal.com
April showers bring us May flowers, so the saying goes âEUR" but they also provide homeowners with an ample supply of rain water that can be repurposed for your home or your yard, provided you know how to collect it.
San Francisco Man Singlehandedly Revives a Rare Butterfly Species in His Own Backyard
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, garden, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 282 days ago - inhabitat.com
The California Pipevine Swallowtail butterflies used to flutter about San Francisco aplenty, but their populations declined in the 20th century as more areas were developed. Now in the early 21st century, they're incredibly rare in the city, so one...
Bird of the Week: Anna's Hummingbird
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, interesting, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 324 days ago - abcbirds.org
Named for the 19th century Italian duchess Anna Massena, the Anna's Hummingbird is one of only three hummingbird species that are permanent residents of the United States and Canada. (The others are the Allen's and Costa's.) This hardy hummingbird has...
Bird of the Week: Collared Inca
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 317 days ago - abcbirds.org
The flashy Collared Inca is unmistakable: both sexes have long, straight bills; eye-catching white chest collars; and mostly white tails. This hummingbird's Latin species name, torquata, means "adorned with a neck chain or collar." Males have black and

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