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Combinations of 'Safe' Chemicals May Increase Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, chemicals, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - latimes.com
Lots of chemicals are considered safe in low doses. But what happens when you ingest a little bit of a lot of different chemicals over time? In some cases, these combinations may conspire to increase your risk of cancer, according to a new report.
How to Attract Beneficial Bugs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, environment, garden, humans, bugs, green, eco-friendly )

Carrie
- 4 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.
Oslo Builds Its Bees a Highway of Flowers
Green Lifestyle  (tags: nature, greenproducts, coolstuff, eco-friendly, green, environment, sustainable )

Cal
- 7 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
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.
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
- 16 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
- 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.
The Big Waste: Why Do We Throw Away So Much Food?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, sustainable, food waste, interesting, green )

Cal
- 19 days ago - e360.yale.edu
A glaring paradox of the U.S. food system is that while no country produces food as efficiently, no country wastes as much. Every year, 30 to 40 percent of what is grown and raised in the United States is thrown away or rots between farms and kitchens
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.
Rare Spider Saved From Developers Thanks to People Power
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, green, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 23 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
One of the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest spiders has been given a fighting chance of survival, after an appeal by developers to be allowed to build new houses in an old quarry was dismissed earlier today.
West African Country Dumps Monsanto's GM Cotton, Seeks Compensation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, cotton, environment, green, genetic engineering, GMOs, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 23 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Jeune Afrique reports that Interprofessional Cotton in Burkina Faso has decided to phase out the use of Monsanto's GMO cotton seeds over the next three years. This is a group of cotton farmers, banks, research institutions, private stakeholders and the...
Why Growing Vegetables on the Roof Is the Future of Toronto Architecture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: vegetables, roof, future, toronto, architecture, eco-friendly, environment, green, food, garden, greenproducts, humans )

Lone
- 23 days ago - thestar.com
Traditional green roofs reduce energy consumption by keeping buildings cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, and they also absorb rainwater instead of sending it into storm sewers
TAKE ACTION NOW! UK: Stop Supermarkets Throwing Away Edible Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: garden, food, eco-friendly, energy, food friendly, feeding the poor, organic, protection, recycling, green )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The UK throws away 15 million tonnes of food and drink every year and half of this food and drink could have been consumed.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Costco: Please Don't Sell GMO Salmon, Ever!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GMO SALMON, GMO salmon, corruption, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, business, consumers, greenliving, greenproducts, green, health, organic, protection, sustainable, environment, food, eco-friendly, shopping )

Cal
- 27 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
weâEUR(TM)re asking stores to guarantee thereâEUR(TM)s no market for GMO salmon, by refusing to sell it. So far, Costco hasnâEUR(TM)t joined the growing number of stores that have pledge to reject GMO salmon.
 

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