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Now Egg Boxes Go Green: Waitrose to Sell Duchy Organic Range in Packaging Made From GRASS and Paper
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Scooby
- 321 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It may be the stuff of family lawns and football pitches, but now grass is being used to manufacture egg boxes.
How to Raise Fish for Food at Home
Offbeat  (tags: ecosystems, Sustainabililty, GoodNews, organic, sustainable, Sustainabililty, water, food, eco-friendly )

Rizpah
- 521 days ago - motherearthnews.com
The average suburban family can grow all the animal protein it needs by stocking small African fish in the backyard.
The Hidden History of Greco-Roman Vegetarianism
Offbeat  (tags: healthcare, illness, interesting, protection, prevention, nutrition, treatment, medicine, food, family, organic, CoolStuff, off-beat )

Kelly
- 594 days ago - apps.facebook.com
his week, Advocacy for Animals introduces a new author to our audience. Nathan Morgan, a 2010 graduate of Montana State University Billings, gave a paper on the topic of vegetarianism in the classical world at a recent animal welfare conference
Ever Heard A Porcupine Squeak With Pure Joy While Enjoying A Pumpkin? (Warning: Cuteness Overload!)
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Kelly
- 786 days ago - trendting.com
Take this adorable pet Porcupine Called "Teddy Bear" for example. For Halloween his owners brought him a huge basket of his favourite treats - pumpkins. The squeals and sounds of joy he makes while munching through them are simply adorable. ~THIS IS BABY
Please Can You Demand That David Cameron Puts Our Bees Before Syngenta's Profits?
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, world, wildlife, weather, water, trees, protection, habitat, activists, culture, dishonesty, death, ethics, fami )

Wendy
- 790 days ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
"If the government approves Syngenta's kneejerk and cynical application then the public are bound to question whether ministers are too close to the agrochemical companies and too distant from the ecology that feeds us.".
GMO Fail: Monsanto Foiled By Feds, Supreme Court, and Science
Offbeat  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, green, organic, interesting )

Marty
- 1246 days ago - grist.org
It's been a good week if you enjoy a little GMO schadenfreude. The FDA has reportedly bowed to public pressure to extend the comment period on its approval of genetically engineered salmon, and Illinois, Maryland, and Iowa are the latest states to buck
Agriculture On The Air
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Naoko
- 1281 days ago - ipsnews.net
The rural community station reaches a 17km radius and helps farmers share their own crop research with listners and even invite farmers to participate in stadio discussions on capacity development, cultivating improved varieties of seeds, etc.
Organic Bytes #363: Factory Farms Gag Consumers
Offbeat  (tags: protection, activists, conservation, habitat, media, news, disease, farming, geneticengineering, organic, environment )

Denise
- 1304 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Ag-Gag Bills: Another Assault by Corporations on Consumers' Right to Know
13 Handy Uses for Ice Cubes
Offbeat  (tags: children, coolstuff, organic, health, interesting, healthcare, health, medicine )

Kelly
- 1497 days ago - mnn.com
Another use is when you have a headache put some on your head. It works really well for sinus headaches also. i have personal experience with this, It works
PLEASE SIGN Campaign to Save Earth's Honeybees! ACTION NEEDED
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bees, dying, price of food, increases, pesticides, destruction, nature, food, children, death, diet, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, killing, suffering, society, shopping, health, business, organic )

Kelly
- 1509 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In fact, honeybee deaths are reaching a critical point, whereby it may not be possible to reverse the damage. The good news is that much of the population decline can be attributed to human actions, including the use of nicotine-based insecticides
Lakota Freedom Delegation
Offbeat  (tags: climate, animals, destruction, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, activists, americans, ethics, culture, education, environment, goodnews, government, humans, world, society, poli )

Micahel
- 1630 days ago - finalcall.com
The Lakota have withdrawn from every Treaty it ever signed with the US Govt. They have renounced US Citizenship. They say they will welcome anyone who does the same. We had been told in 72 by a local Rock Band that, ''We are the Indians today.''
Can Farmed Fish Really Be Considered Organic?
Offbeat  (tags: controvery, farmed fish, organic, environment )

Simone
- 1920 days ago - news.change.org
When food is labeled "organic," you expect that it was produced in a way that is good for both the environment and your health. Unfortunately it seems that up in Canada, that accountability might not be the case for much longer.
Texas College Converts Football Field to Organic Farm
Offbeat  (tags: organic, farm, football, college, great, nutrition, food, farming, news, humans, interesting, environment, design )

Elena
- 1960 days ago - opposingviews.com
In this case not only did the college take risks, it committed a grievous sin, at least by Texas standards-they terminated their football program and turned their field into an organic farm. Yes, in the shadow of the Super Bowl, with the specter of ...
Beautifully Safe
Offbeat  (tags: natural cosmetics, animal test, herbal, Maklaysia, Dutch, law, skincare products, Paul Penders, environmentalist, rebel, Langkawi, rainforest, botanic, LevensESSENTIEGold, marketing, organic )

Naoko
- 2277 days ago - thestar.com.my
Most importantly, the products are not tested on animals - something Penders is beyond passionate about.
Thanking Indigenous People for the Food We Eat
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, organic, humans, Indigenous Peoples, Food-Agriculture, herbs, biodiversty )

Tierney
- 2463 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Today, November 26, the Organic Consumers Association gives special thanks to the indigenous farmers and wildcrafters of the Western Hemisphere for cultivating and preserving our food, fiber, medicinal herbs, and biodiversity for thousands of years. We a
 

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