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Insecticides Linger in Homes, Study Finds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, family, health, home, humans, insecticides, protection, world )

- 639 days ago -
The insecticides found in roach sprays, flea bombs, ant traps and pet shampoos persist indoors for years after use and collect in the bodies of both adults and children, for whom they may pose health risks, a new UC Davis study has concluded.
U.S. GMO Crops Show Mix of Benefits, Concerns - USDA Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 639 days ago -
After more than 15 years of using genetically modified crops, U.S. farmers are continuing to see an array of benefits, but the impacts on the environmental and on food production are mixed, and high farmer use of a popular herbicide on GMO crops is a caus
Stop the Corporate Takeover of Organics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, food, greenliving, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 639 days ago -
After years of pillaging the conventional dairy industry, Dean Foods recently spun-off their branded products division (WhiteWave), including the Horizon and Silk labels. The company has cheapened organics and its brands.
California Takes Up New Bill to Label GMO Foods
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 640 days ago -
Answering the call for greater transparency and choices in the food system, California State Senator Noreen Evans (D - Santa Rosa) introduced a new bill on Friday to label genetically engineered (GE, genetically modified, or GMO) foods sold in California.
NYC Booming Solar
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, energy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology )

- 641 days ago -
Sun shines on New York solar energy boom 22 February 2014 - On a rooftop in the Bronx far from the skyscrapers of Manhattan, 4,760 panels soak up the winter rays. Welcome to the solar power boom in New York state.
Biodiversity and Indigenous Crops to Feed the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 642 days ago -
Biotech companies talk a lot about how they're going to "feed the world." You know, with breakthroughs like apples that don't brown as quickly as other apples. While we could talk all day about the issues with GMO crops, one of the biggest threats they-->
U.S. Proposes New Safety Rules for Farm Pesticide Use
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 643 days ago -
Farm workers, children and other people working or living near farm fields would have more protection from hazardous pesticides under changes proposed on Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
What's Wrong With 2,4-D Herbicide?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, CO2emissions, ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, 2, 4-D, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 644 days ago -
In seemingly unrelated stories, activists from Oregon to Mexico City to Berlin have taken to the streets protesting genetically modified (GM) crops, and the Australian government has decided to ban the future sale of most 2,4-D herbicides because of risks
5 World Famous Solar Sites
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, environment, globalwarming, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology )

- 645 days ago -
The 5 Most Iconic Buildings In The World That Put Solar On It February 5, 2014 - Some of the most recognizable locations in the world are now becoming world famous solar sites.
Does the GMO Arctic Apple Threaten Bees and Possibly Human Health?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 645 days ago -
Research has identified unexpected health risks with the genetic engineering method used produce a new GM apple. The controversial "Arctic Apple" has drawn widespread criticism but this new research adds a new and important dimension to these concerns.
Alternative Clean Energy Roundup: 18 February 2014
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, energy, globalwarming, environment, business, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology )

- 646 days ago -
Energy Star Is Not Just for Refrigerators 2/6/2014 - In a previous post I mentioned the importance of air-sealing for energy efficiency in green construction. But you don't have to just take my word for it--green building programs for new constructio
Go With the Flow (Slideshow)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, green, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 647 days ago -
As a successful graphic designer, Martin Hill recognized the power of imagery to reach people's hearts and minds. It was during his weekend pursuits of mountain climbing in remote places, where nature followed its course without human intervention, that->
France to Tell GMOs Au Revoir By Restoring GMO Ban
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, genetic engineering, GMOs, goodnews, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 648 days ago -
The French are preparing to restore a GMO maize ban in their country just before farmers prepare for Spring planting. A Senator of the currently ruling socialist party is calling for a ban to counteract an anticipated swell of activist upset over genetica
Coming to a Cosmetic Near You - Risky GMO Ingredients
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, environment, cosmetics, health, protection, shopping, skin care products, Sustainabililty, world )

- 649 days ago -
We tend to think of GMO ingredients in cosmetics as contaminants, things that get in their either because the ingredient supply chain is not well monitored, or because they are the starting material for other ingredients.
Redefining Sustainability: 6 Steps for Happiness & Well-Being
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, energy, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, healthy )

- 650 days ago -
The definition of sustainability by the United Nations Brundtland Commission is "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations." There are many examples of this definition in today's world; i.e., wind & solar

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