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The War on Organics: Who's Fighting It and How to Protect Your Family
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, conservation, food, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - cornucopia.org
There's a war going on in this country, and while it's not being fought with weapons, it is being waged with marketing, misdirection and outright lies. "Big AG," America's top agricultural and biochemistry firms are leading an assault on organics, non-GMO
Hempcrete Could Change How We Build Everything
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, family, greenliving, hemp, humans, organic, Sustainabililty, technology )

Frans
- 23 hours ago - industrytap.com
People have been set on using the best materials when it comes to building houses, in regards to foundations, insulation, electricity, etc. and we would like to believe that our government and top corporations are in the business of using the best...
WHITE HOUSE PETITION: President Obama, Please Reverse USDA Coup Undermining Organics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, healthy, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - cornucopia.org
When Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA), they created a unique and powerful citizen advisory panel, with statutory authority, to assist the Secretary of Agriculture in implementing the act. The independent National Organic->
'Agri-Terrorism'? Town's Seed Library Shut Down
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seed library, organic, heirloom seeds, Seed savers' Exchange, Pennsylvania Dept of Agriculture, "agri-terrorism" )

Judy
- 15 days ago - commondreams.org
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture tells Mechanicsburg library its seed library is a violation
Demise of the National Organic Standards Board?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, food, green, health, organic, politics, dishonesty, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - cornucopia.org
The original and current purpose of the Organic Food Production Act of 1990 (OFPA) is to bring integrity and order to organic food production and marketing by establishing uniform standards.
How Existing Cropland Could Feed Billions More
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, greenproducts, food, crops, conservation, green, organic, Sustainabililty, sustainable, protection, ecosystems )

Michael
- 24 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge.
How to Garden for Bumblebees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Insects, Bumble bees, Gardening, colony collapse disorder, organic )

Shaheen
- 24 days ago - mnn.com
Creating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.
Fine Print of the Food Wars
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, humans, biotech industry, Monsanto, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 35 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
Monsanto and friends, the biotech industry, its lobbyists and its paid media representation continue to push for monopoly control over the world's food through its seed supply. This "empire" is being built on false foundations: that Monsanto is a creator/
Another Silent Spring?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, organic, protection, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 35 days ago - monbiot.com
Here's our choice. We wait and see whether a class of powerful pesticides, made by Bayer and Syngenta, is indeed pushing entire ecosystems to oblivion, or we suspend their use while proper trials are conducted. The natural world versus two chemical compan
Decline in Birds, Not Just Bees, Linked to Neonicotinoid Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, greenliving, eco-friendly, neonicotinoids, organic, garden, environment, bees, birds, sustainable )

Michael
- 37 days ago - cbc.ca
It's not just the bees that are harmed by controversial crop pesticides called neonicotinoids - the birds are also disappearing in places where there are high concentrations of the pesticide in the environment, a new study suggests.
When the Well Runs Dry, Try Dry Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, environment, climate change, weather, dry farming, Entrepreneurs, humans, organic, society, interesting, eco-friendly, conservation, water )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Flying west in the month of June is a visual lesson in the relationship between climate and agriculture. Whether you depart from Nashville or New York, the earth below is painted a monochromatic green. As you cross the Midwest, tan and beige creep into...
Newcastle University Study Proves Organic Food Is Better for You
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - cornucopia.org
The largest study of its kind - led by North East experts - has found significant benefits to organic food. An international team led by Newcastle University has shown that organic crops are up to 69% higher in a number of key antioxidants than convention
Why Monsanto Will Never Rule the Food World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, globalwarming, green, greenproducts, healthy, interesting, organic, protection, society, Sustainabililty, world, genetic engineerng, GMOs, Monsanto )

Kathy
- 41 days ago - cornucopia.org
The issue of how we grow and process our food, while it's always been important, is now a hot topic both at the kitchen table and on Wall Street. From the recent scandal about a chemical used in yoga mats being found in Subway bread to the rising awarenes
Ontario Looking to Restrict Use of Bee-Killing Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, eco-friendly, green, bees, neonicotinoids, pesticides, organic, sustainable, farming )

Michael
- 44 days ago - cbc.ca
Ontario plans to consult with growers and agricultural representatives over the next few months to reduce or eliminate use of neonicotinoids - a class of chemicals implicated in the deaths of bees.
Food Labelled 'Organic' Is No Guarantee of Safety--Shocking Levels of Heavy Metals in Imported Food Highlight the Danger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pollution, organic, protection, health, eco-friendly, green, greenproducts, food, sustainable, Sustainabililty, environment )

Cal
- 45 days ago - alternet.org
Heavy metal pollution makes no distinction between how crops are grown. Irrespective of whether farming practices are organic or conventional practices are used
 

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