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Everything You Need to Know About the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, pollution, Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch )

Cher
- 7 hours ago - greenerideal.com
There is currently an estimated 3.5 million tons of trash floating around the Pacific Ocean, in whatâEUR(TM)s called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Increase Funding for Solar Panel Research PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, eco-friendly )

Anna
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
New solar panel technology using a naturally-occurring mineral is a more cost-effective and efficient source of energy than traditional solar panel technology, but the United States is not funding research into its development as much as it could.
Outrage Over US Secret Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, garden, genetic engineering, genetically modified trees, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA, world )

Kathy
- 18 hours ago - stopgetrees.org
A secret letter from the USDA to GE tree company ArborGen, dated last August, was recently exposed by scientist Doug Gurian-Sherman of the Center for Food Safety. In this letter, the USDA made the unprecedented decision to allow ArborGen to pursue
Biofuels: Wrong Direction for a Sustainable Food and Climate Future
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, CO2emissions, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 23 hours ago - ecowatch.com
People already use roughly three-quarters of the worldâEUR(TM)s vegetated land for crops, livestock grazing and wood harvests. The remaining land protects clean water, supports biodiversity and stores carbon in trees, shrubs and soils
Road-Kill Deer Get Mulched as U.S. States Turn to Composting
Green Lifestyle  (tags: composting, road-kill, deer, landfills, interesting )

Angela
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Virginia town of Windsor that takes some of the 10,000 to 15,000 animals, mostly whitetail deer, killed by cars each year, piles them under sawdust and turns the remains into landscaping material for roadsides.
Support NYC's Plastic Bag Tax PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, plastic bags )

Anna
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign the petition to urge New York City legislators to support a plastic bag tax!
Vintage Photos of Winter On The Farm (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: weather, winter, farming, work, environment, family, greenliving, humans, interesting, food, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Winter seems like a long season, and feelings about its snowy beauty can fade when itâEUR(TM)s below 20 degrees day after day after day. These photos via the Library of Congress include some lovely farm scenes as well as images of work getting done.
Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, green, greenproducts, protection )

Cal
- 3 days ago - npr.org
Clean Water Services of Hillsboro says it has an advanced treatment process that can turn sewage into drinking water
Will Pollinator Declines Increase Global Malnutrition and Disease? Yes, Says New Study
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, pesticides, pollinators, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
Global decline of pollinators and pollination services will have a devastating impact on the nutritional health of people in developing countries, especially women and children, if left unabated, according to a new study from scientists at the University
Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, food additives, health, humans, protection, shopping, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - ewg.org
Food should be good for you. But some isn't. More than 10,000 additives* are allowed in food. Some are direct additives that are deliberately formulated into processed food. Others are indirect additives that get into food during processing, storage and
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
- 5 days 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
- 5 days 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.
13 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes - Plant Care Today
Green Lifestyle  (tags: repel mosquitoes, plants, natural way, gardening )

Kathryn
- 5 days ago - plantcaretoday.com
Love being outdoors but sick of those annoying blood-sucking mosquitoes? Put down the sprays and nets, here are thirteen different plants you can grow that'll help keep the mosquitoes away.
Africa's Quiet Solar Revolution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar power, africa, world, greenliving, greenproducts, energy, green, eco-friendly )

Cal
- 6 days ago - csmonitor.com
The continent skipped land lines for mobile phones. Now a new generation of start-ups is trying to bring sun power to rural Africa âEUR" and leapfrog the fossil fuel era.
2 Shocking Maps That Reveal How American Agriculture Actually Works
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, farming, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 6 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?
 

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