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EPA Concludes Neonicotinoid Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths Don't Protect Soybean Crops - Take Part
Science & Tech  (tags: US, EPA, Bees, neonicotinoid pesticides, Food, Ecosystem, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 4 days ago - takepart.com
A new study from the US Environmental Protection Agency has found that bee-killing toxic pesticides containing neonicotinoids are not effective at killing pests such as aphids on soybean crops. More EPA studies are to conducted on corn and cotton.
What Did Monsanto Show Bill Nye To Make Him Fall "In Love" With GMOs?
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Nye, gmos, science, health, environment, food, scientists )

Nancy
- 28 days ago - motherjones.com
He gave no details, just that he "went to Monsanto and I spent a lot of time with the scientists there." As a result, he added with a grin, "I have revised my outlook, and am very excited about telling the world. When you're in love, you want to tell...
Study Finds Monsanto's GM Corn Nutritionally Dead and Highly Toxic - Via In5d.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetically modified corn, GMOs, Toxic Chemicals, Food, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 112 days ago - in5d.com
A 2012 nutritional analysis of genetically modified corn found that not only is GM corn lacking in vitamins and nutrients when compared to non-GM corn, but the genetic creation also poses numerous health risks due to extreme toxicity.
New Potato Can Be Grown With Just Sea Water
Science & Tech  (tags: food, nutrition, GoodNews, goodnews, world, technology, science )

Glenn
- 161 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This could help end world hunger.
How Three Teens Used Bacteria to Tackle Global Food Poverty
Science & Tech  (tags: Food, Global Food Poverty, Teens, Expermentation, Inoculation, Bacteria, Crop Modification, Artificial Selection, Enhanced Crops )

Brian
- 168 days ago - csmonitor.com
"Ciara, Emer, and Sophie completed more than 100 experimental runs in their backyard garden laboratory and inoculated thousands of seed samples with a diluted syrup of rhyzobia."
GMO Science Takes a Blow as Studies Are Retracted - Via Mercola
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, GMOs, Biotechnology Industry, Retracted Studies, Food, Health risks, World, Article )

Victoria
- 185 days ago - articles.mercola.com
Article: The Public Face of GMOs Loses Scientific Credibility; The Snowball Effect of Retracted Studies; The Problem with GMO Plant Science; Results from Animal-Feeding Studies Correlate with Human Disease Patterns; GMO Foods Have Never Been Proven Safe.
10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health - Via Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, GMOs, Research Studies, Food, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 185 days ago - collective-evolution.com
There are a multitude of credible scientific studies that clearly demonstrate why GMOs should not be consumed, and more are emerging every year, here are 10 of them. If anybody ever tells you that GMOs are completely safe for consumption, it's not true.
Global Meat Consumption Needs to Fall to Protect the Environment and Meet Food Demand: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: world, global, food, diet, consumption, demand, emmissions, Greenhouse gas, Sustainabililty, research, study )

Darren
- 212 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Research from Cambridge and Aberdeen universities estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate. That will make it harder to meet global targets on limiting emissions.
GMO Critics: 'Chill Out'!?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, gmo, science, study, research, safety, tyson, neil, degrasse, science, humans, healthcare, diet, food, scientists )

Mari
- 242 days ago - businessinsider.com
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the country's most famous scientist, has a message for critics of genetically modified foods: "Chill out."
5 Step Plan to Feed the World and Cut Environmental Impact of Farming
Science & Tech  (tags: food, agriculture, feed the world )

Joe
- 248 days ago - ecojoes.com
A brief summary of a great article in National Geographic, talking about a 5 step plan to feed the estimated 9 billion people that'll live on Earth by 2050. Chiggity check it out!
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

Ray
- 249 days ago - rt.com
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
GM Maggots Expected in Fruit Imports After Go-Ahead for Brazil GM Fruit Fly Experiments - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Fruit Flies, Brazil, Food, Maggots, Health risks, Humans, Science, Ethical concerns, Article )

Victoria
- 300 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
GM maggots are expected in Brazilian fruit imports as the country moves forward with an open release of millions of genetically modified Mediterranean fruit flies. Live GM flies could also be transported in the fruit. No release date has been announced.
THE END OF FOOD?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, diet, health, research, technology, concept, humans, news, interesting, science )

Carrie
- 330 days ago - newyorker.com
Has a tech entrepreneur come up with a product to replace our meals? The Soylent dream is a strange one: a place where our food-related hopes mingle with our nightmares. If you spend enough time with Rhinehart, though, it can start to take hold.
Keep Shell Out of the Arctic! - Take Action!: NRDC's Save BioGems
Science & Tech  (tags: architecture, auto, babies, business, children, clothing, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, family, food, garden, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, he )

Susanne
- 348 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
 

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