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How Heat Kills Farmworkers
Health & Wellness  (tags: farmers, farm workers, crops, harvesting, heat, weather )

Freya
- 79 days ago - motherjones.com
Extreme temperatures can be dangerous for the people who work outside. If farmworkers don't drink enough water, are unable to take breaks in the shade, or simply aren't acclimatized to working at such high temperatures, they can suffer heat stroke.
How Monsanto Is Devastating Thousands of Farms Across 20 States
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, crops, farms, herbicides, GMOs )

Freya
- 91 days ago - alternet.org
Monsanto's GE cotton and soybeans were made to be resistant to an herbicide that drifts to nearby crops.
Carbon Dioxide May Rob Crops Of Nutrition, Leaving Millions At Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: protein, carbon dioxide, crops, anemia, nutrition, climate change )

Judy
- 129 days ago - npr.org
Researchers wanted to quantify what those changes might mean for people around the world.
Small Farmers - Not Corporations Like Monsanto - Are the Key to Food Security
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, farming, biodiversity, crops, GMOs, greed, Big Agra )

Freya
- 560 days ago - alternet.org
Humanity has been eating 8,500 different plant species. Today we are being condemned to eat GM corn and soy.
WTF Happened to Golden Rice?
Health & Wellness  (tags: golden rice, GMOs, crops, food )

Freya
- 674 days ago - motherjones.com
If golden rice is such a panacea, why does it flourish only in headlines, far from the farm fields where it's intended to grow? The short answer is that the plant breeders have yet to concoct varieties of it that work as well in the field as existing...
New GM Food Could End Up on Your Plate Untested and Unlabelled
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, EU, genetically, modified, crops, food, labelling )

Scooby
- 686 days ago - m.greenpeace.org
After two decades of commercial use, Europeans still can't stomach genetically modified (GM) food. But their producers may have found a way to bypass public opposition and safety regulation.
Navajo Nation Seizes EPA Tanks After Spill Claims Water Is Unsafe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Navajo, oily water, EPA, President Russell Begaye, toxic spill, river, cattle, farmers, crops )

Dandelion
- 842 days ago - koat.com
Navajo farmers and cattle ranchers use river for crops and livestock. The Navajo Nation has yet 2 lift water restrictions on the river after toxic spill so EPA has been delivering water 2 communities and storing them in large tanks. Water in tanks is oily
Your Lawmaker Could Vote to Take Away GMO Labeling!
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, vegetables, crops, GMOs, bills, petitions )

Freya
- 879 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
GMO labeling puts freedom of choice in your hands, allowing you to decide whether or not you want to buy food that is genetically engineered.
Don't Conceal GMO Ingredients
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmos, genetically, modified, crops, ingredients, food, quaker, pepsi, petition, health )

Scooby
- 923 days ago - forcechange.com
Quaker and its parent company, PepsiCo, are spending millions to prevent us from knowing whether there are GMOs in our food.
Central Valley's Growing Concern: The Mix of Oil, Water and Crops
Health & Wellness  (tags: irrigation, crops, treated oil field water, Chevron, Central Valley water authority, toxins, contamination, oil field chemicals, acetone, methylene chloride, testing standards )

Judy
- 952 days ago - latimes.com
The use of treated oil field water to raise Central Valley crops raises questions about food chain safety
Genetically Engineered "Golden Rice" Threatens Ecological Agriculture - Sign Please!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ecological, genetically engineered, crops, golden rice, phillipines )

Scooby
- 1174 days ago - eco-agri.greenpeace.org.ph
Ecological Agriculture is a farming system that works in harmony with nature. It is beneficial not only to the environment, but also to the livelihood of farmers in the face of a changing climate.
Tips for Avoiding GMO - TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, tips, avoiding, crops, diet, nutrition, safety )

Monica
- 1588 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
This video features some easy ways to quickly identify certain crops that should be almost entirely avoided if trying to cut GMOs from your diet.
Monsanto Go Home -PLEASE SIGN!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, seeds, death, GE, health, farms, crops, wheat, destruction, humans, environment, research )

Julie
- 1588 days ago - avaaz.org
We demand no "Monsanto of patriot Act" about the back door of the US-EU of free trade! We demand a ban without exception of GVO cultivation in the European Union! We demand Smartstax not to approve in the EU to as a feed and food! We reject the new
Keep Agent Orange Chemicals Off Our Corn Crops ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, agent orange, crops, protection )

Cher
- 2161 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop high doses of a toxic pesticide with known health effects from being sprayed over corn crops
No Green Thumb? Try Growing These Three Easy Vegetables
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vegetables, planet, food, crops )

Suzane
- 2478 days ago - treehugger.com
So you say you don't have a green thumb. You kill every plant you try to grow, including the so-called "unkillable" plants that everyone else on the planet seems to have no problem with. Or you're really busy, and you don't think you have the time to grow
 

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