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EPA Plans to Ban Controversial Pesticide (Chlorpyrifos)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, chemicals, chlorpyrifos., health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 16 hours ago - publicnewsservice.org
Environmental and farm workers' groups are cheering this week's announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it plans to ban agricultural use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.
Quiz: Are You a GMO Pro?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, GMOshumans, interesting )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - justlabelit.org
Are you up on all things GMO? Take our quiz to find out.
Tell the EPA and FDA: Immediately Suspend Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, health, humans, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Scientific evidence pointing to the dangers posed by Monsanto's widely used Roundup herbicide has been mounting for years, but a new report just out from the World Health Organization (WHO) may be the most damning yet.
Oslo Builds Its Bees a Highway of Flowers
Green Lifestyle  (tags: nature, greenproducts, coolstuff, eco-friendly, green, environment, sustainable )

Cal
- 8 days ago - grist.org
Oslo is transforming a strip through the city into a series of bee pastures âEUR" parks, and green roofs, and balcony flower beds âEUR" each a short flight from the next
Sunshine Coast Council Follows France's Lead in Phasing Out Weedkiller
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, goodnews, greenliving, health, glyphosate, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - feedtheworld.info
Spraying weeds with synthetic chemicals could be a thing of the past in a few years if the Sunshine Coast Council has its way. It is phasing out the use of controversial pesticide glyphosate - the active ingredient in Round Up - and introducing natural...
Seed Sharing Movement Wins Big With New Legislation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, goodnews, greenproducts, health, protection, Sustainabililty, seed sharing )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - shareable.net
Since the crackdown on seed libraries by some U.S. states last year, organizers (including Shareable) around the country have been working to protect seed sharing. In both Minnesota and Nebraska, bills that specifically exempt non-commercial seed sharing
How to Attract Owls to Your Backyard or Garden
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, interesting, owls, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Finding an owl in your backyard is a great chance for a fantastic photo. Perhaps even more importantly, it encourages wildlife to live and thrive in your backyard and environment.
Why Are Bees Disappearing? Video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - beegone.eu
This Ted video is one of the best & easy to understand pieces I have seen. It is 15 minutes well worth your time.
The PlantBottle - New Plastic Bottles Made Completely From Plants
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, environment, energy, coolstuff, ecosystems, family, green, greenliving, greenproducts, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, world, water, recycling, goodnews )

Rituraj
- 17 days ago - cleanleap.com
The 100% renewable PlantBottle will not only reduce carbon dioxide emissions but completely eliminate dependence on fossil fuels for production of plastic bottles.
Green Life: 3 Totally Wild Citizen Science Projects
Green Lifestyle  (tags: projects, science & research, interesting, society, activities, CoolStuff, engagement )

Sabine
- 18 days ago - sierraclub.org
Morph a wilderness outing into a satisfying citizen science project by allowing these three organizations to recruit your smarts and brawn to further the efforts of researchers the world over. Call it service learning, edutainment, or just plain fun.
France Bans Sale of Monsanto Herbicide Roundup in Nurseries
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, garden, goodnews, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 19 days ago - afp.com
French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal announced Sunday a ban on the sale of popular weedkiller Roundup from garden centres, which the UN has warned may be carcinogenic.
Pope Francis Slams GMOs and Pesticides for Environmental and Social Damage
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 19 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
Pope Francis slams both GMOs and pesticides in a draft of his major environmental document that was leaked Monday. He has also called for the financing of independent and interdisciplinary research to study GMOs.
Mandate Supermarkets Donate Surplus Food-Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, Sustainabililty, food waste )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Every year, the United States throws away on--third of all the food it produces - 133 billion pounds of food. Grocery stores are responsible for tossing 10% of that food.
Organic Farming's Big Secret: It Helps Wild Animals Too
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - takepart.com
Organic farming has been proved to have all kinds of environmental benefits for birds, plants, insects, and even microbes. Now it looks like those benefits carry over to some of the mammals that live around those farms too.
 

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