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This Mycologist Holds the Patent That Could DESTROY Monsanto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: crops, pesticides, green technology, mycology, fungi )

- 134 days ago -
In 2006, Paul Stamets, the world's leading mycologist, was granted a patent called SMART pesticides that could keep insects from destroying crops using only mother nature. This could help in the destruction of Monsanto.
3 Friends Built A Garden. It's On A Roof, But That's Not Even The Best Part
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gardens, urban gardening, crops, food, insourcing )

- 324 days ago -
Usually, grocery shopping in a city isn't an experience where you have a lot of local choices. Do you want the tomatoes from 90 miles away or 9,000? But here's a cool company that's trying to change that.
This Is Who We're Feeding With Our Extra Food. And You'Ll Spit Out Your Corn As Soon As You Know.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, crops, hunger, agriculture, meat, cars, fuel )

- 324 days ago -
Here's something you may not have known: In 2008, we grew enough food for 11 billion people. But half of that food went to feeding animals (you know, so we could eat them). And a great deal also went to fueling cars.
How Existing Cropland Could Feed Billions More
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, greenproducts, food, crops, conservation, green, organic, Sustainabililty, sustainable, protection, ecosystems )

- 491 days ago -
Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge.
Tell the EPA and FDA: Immediately Suspend Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide (Sign Petition)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Monsanto, Roundup, environment, crops )

- 563 days ago -
Roundup is now used all over the world on staple crops like wheat and soy, and has become the most widely used herbicide in the US.
ACTION ALERT: Fight Deregulation of Genetically Engineered Crops! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: crops, regulations, legalisation, protection, health, environment, eco-friendly, conservation, green, food )

- 689 days ago -
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) just released a draft environmental impact statement which calls for the deregulation of genetically engineered (GE) soybeans and corn, which are tolerant to the toxic herbicide, 2,4-D.
Moyers: Vandana Shiva on the Problem With Genetically-Modified Seeds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, crops, energy, environment, globalwarming, greenliving, greenproducts, healthy, organic, protection, society, sustainable, world )

- 1226 days ago -
Bill talks to scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva, who's become a rock star in the global battle over genetically modified seeds. Video and transcript of Moyers interview with Vandana Shiva.
1,000 Acres of Monsanto Maize Purged From Hungary's Fields
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GMO, crops, Hungary, Monsanto, maize, farmers, GMO seed )

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- 1581 days ago -
Genetically modified crops are banned in Hungary.Hungary stepped up its purge of Monsanto seed by destroying 1,000 acres of maize.The farmers who used the Monsanto seed did so without knowing they were using GMO seed, & the crops have now been plowed over
Production and Conservation Side By Side in Brazil's Cerrado
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cerrado, crops, greenliving, farmers, eco-friendly, environment, conservation, humans, Sustainabililty, organic )

- 1595 days ago -
Cristalina municipal district is a large agribusiness center, home to some 1,500 monoculture irrigation plots and a dozen settlements of families who came from all over Brazil to grow vegetables and cereals to supply large consumer markets.
Biodiversity: Saving the Planet Can Be Fun
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, agriculture, resources, crops, consumers, shopping, change habits )

- 2017 days ago -
Conservation is not just good for the planet, it can be immensely pleasurable too, above all for the palate.
Are Vegans Responsible for More Deaths in the Fields? No Way
Green Lifestyle  (tags: crops, vegan, lifestyles, eco-friendly, greenliving, conservation, CO2emissions, food, organic, greenproducts, environment )

- 2219 days ago -
The comment threads around here have been home to a lot of arguments over the last year, and a few discussions have a habit of resurfacing from time to time. One of these typically starts with a defender of animal-eating accusing vegans of being
No Downside to Sustainable Agriculture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, sustainable, farming, organic, crops, food, greenliving, environment, Sustainabililty, society )

- 2849 days ago -
A letter to the editor in the Jan. 31 edition of this newspaper, headlined "Organic farming has significant downside," erroneously asserts this area is unsuitable for organic agriculture. It may be correct to say sustainable, organic farming in the
Homeopathic Preparations Replace Pesticides in Uttar Pradesh, India
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, ecofriendly, agriculture, pesticides, potatoes, crops )

- 2988 days ago -
Sept 25 (ANI): Homeopathic medicines, which were so far being used for curing human diseases, are now being used by farmers in Uttar Pradesh as a substitute for chemical pesticides. Homeopathic pesticides cost much less then chemical based pesticides &...

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