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5 Things to Know About 2,4-D, the "Possibly" Cancer-Causing Herbicide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineerng, GMOs, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - civileats.com
Use of the third most popular pesticide in the U.S. is predicted to grow dramatically in the next few years.
Big Food and Chemical Corporations Spend Millions to Attack Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - foe.org
In response to skyrocketing growth in organic and non-GMO food sales, food and agrochemical companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the past several years on stealth communications campaigns designed to defend industrial agriculture...
How to Attract Beneficial Bugs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, environment, garden, humans, bugs, green, eco-friendly )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Some bugs eat our crops, but fortunately, there are other bugs that eat those plant-eating bugs. The trick is to make your garden appeal to them. Just like in the world of mammals, in the insect world, there are plant-eaters and there are animal-eaters.
EPA Finally Agrees to Study Impacts of Common Pesticides on 1,500 Endangered Species
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, health, EPA, protection, Sustainabililty, pesticides, Roundup )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - summitcountyvoice.com
Under legal pressure, the EPA last week agreed to begin a far-reaching evaluation of how some of the most commonly used pesticides affect more than 1,500 endangered plants and animals.
Leading Cancer Expert:: 2,4-D Weed-Killer Is 'Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: 2, 4-D, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - ecowatch.com
The decision by an organization of the world's leading cancer experts to classify the herbicide 2,4-D as a possible carcinogen underscores the risk posed by the U.S. government's recent approval of 2,4-D for use on genetically engineered, or GMO, crops.
Bt Cotton Responsible for Suicides in Rain-Fed Areas, Says Study
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bt cotton, conservation, ecosystems, family, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, society, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - thehindu.com
The cultivation of Bt cotton, a genetically modified, insect-resistant cotton variety, is a risky affair for Indian farmers practising rain-fed agriculture, according to a latest study published by California-based agricultural scientists in the journal..
Bees Feeding on Fungicide-Dosed Flowers Develop Health Issues, Studies Say
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - theguardian.com
While insecticides are a known deadly threat, two studies find that bees exposed to fungicides are smaller, sickly and declining in 'chemical cocktail' farmlands
Stop Nestle' From Sucking My State Dry
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, money, Nestle', water, conservation, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - community.sumofus.org
Nestl' is closing in on a lucrative water privatization deal that will hand it millions of gallons of some of the cleanest drinking water in drought-ravaged Oregon - permanently
Bees Are Worth Billions to Farmers Across the Globe, Study Suggests
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - theguardian.com
Wild bees provide crop pollination services worth more than $3,250 per hectare per year, a study reported on Tuesday. Their value to the food system is "in the billions, globally," its authors wrote in the journal Nature Communications.
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
- 15 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.
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
- 20 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.
Act Now: Protect the Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kathy
- 20 days ago - secure2.convio.net
This week, the House of Representatives passed a provision in a fiscal appropriations bill that would bar the Department of Justice from enforcing the MBTA - essentially declaring that it's open season on birds!
Northern Spotted Owl Numbers Rapidly Decreasing Despite Efforts, Scientists Say
Green Lifestyle  (tags: birds, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, protection, spotted owls, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - oregonlive.com
After two decades of attempts to save the species, northern spotted owl numbers in the Northwest are still on the decline - and at a faster rate, scientists reported Tuesday.
 

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