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New Pesticide To Be Marketed Amid Misleading Claims That It Is 'Safer for Bees'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bayer, bees, conservation, ecosystems, food, health, Sustainabililty, world, pesticides )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - beyondpesticides.org
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it completed the registration of a new pesticide, flupyradifurone, that would be marketed as an alternative to neonicotinoid pesticides, and 'safer for bees'.
Reinventing the Potato:Turns Out Spuds Aren't as Boring as You Might Think
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, garden, farming, healthy, interesting, coolstuff, shopping, humans, organic, environment )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
Although most people associate the potato with Ireland and Idaho, its evolutionary birthplace is Peru, a country that, to this day, has far more varieties of the vegetable than anywhere else.
2 Shocking Maps That Reveal How American Agriculture Actually Works
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Drifting through the ocean looking for fresh water to drink is a lot like venturing through farmland in Iowa looking for freshly grown food to eat. Being surrounded by water that you canâEUR(TM)t drink is surprisingly similar to being lost in rural Iowa, why?
Support OntarioâEUR(TM)s Plan to Restrict Neonics!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
As part of its new Pollinator Health Action Plan, the Ontario government has proposed regulations that will reduce the use of neonicotinoid-treated soy and corn seeds by 80 per cent by 2017. Tell the government it's on the right track!
15 Health Problems Linked to MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Roundup
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, Glyphosate, GMOs, environment, health, humans, protection, Roundup, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Monsanto invented the herbicide glyphosate and brought it to market under the trade name Roundup in 1974, after DDT was banned. But it wasnâEUR(TM)t until the late 1990s that the use of Roundup surged, thanks to MonsantoâEUR(TM)s ingenious marketing strategy.
Family Farmers Hold Keys to Agriculture in a Warming World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, family, garden, food, green, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic )

Kamia
- 5 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In a world increasingly overrun by Mega farms and factory processing, it appears that the small family farms are the ones developing sustainable local techniques that can survive and feed the world in the midst of global climate chaos.
Food Diversity Under Siege From Global Warming, U.N. Says
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - reuters.com
Climate change threatens the genetic diversity of the world's food supply, and saving crops and animals at risk will be crucial for preserving yields and adapting to wild weather patterns, a U.N. policy paper said on Monday.
Seeds and Breeding Used to Be Open to Everyone. Now One Group Is Trying to Bring That Back
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Heritage seeds, plants, growing, business, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, garden, green, goodnews, greenliving, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, sustainable )

Kamia
- 5 days ago - takepart.com
Before 1982, universities and individuals were famous for breeding new varieties, and most were fertile so seed could be saved. Laws that year changed everything, reducing the total number of seeds and putting their control into the hands of a few.
GMOs - Food for Thought
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - beyond-gm.org
Millions of Americans eat GMOs every day and they're fine! Millions of Americans do indeed eat GM food every day. But with no GM food labeling and no epidemiological studies carried out, it's not scientific to claim that there is no health impact. In fact
Join Dr. Vandana Shiva in Telling President Obama to Protect Seed Freedom and Food Democracy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, seed patents, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
... renounce the patenting of life and to stop pursuing "harmonization" of seed patenting laws which would further extend corporate control of our seeds and food.
Unregulated Genetic Engineering: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, technology, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - ewg.org
Just this week (Jan. 15) the USDA granted "non-regulated" status to soybeans and cotton manipulated by Monsanto to be resistant to a new combination of herbicides. Don't you think someone should make sure the food we eat is safe to eat?
Save Maui County From GMOs & Open Air Chemical Testing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, Dow, Monsanto, Syngenta, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - bullhorn.nationofchange.org
Alert!!! Alert!! 2 4 D Agent Orange is now being tested on Maui! Uphold the Maui citizens initiative for a moratorium on GMOs and Open Air Chemical Testing until environmental impact studies are done. Hawaii is ground zero for the biotechnology industry
Farmers to Get Training in Israel
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farmers. India, Israel, food, Sustainabililty, training )

Penny
- 10 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
MADURAI: With an aim to empower farmers with latest technology in agriculture, the state government has proposed to send a team of farmers to Israel. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, 45 farmers will be selected from across the state and will be sent
Monarch Butterfly Protections Could Restrict GMOs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, interesting, Monarch butterfly protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - capitalpress.com
A petition to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species has set the stage for another battle over biotech crops.
 

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