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Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - billmoyers.com
Only 10 percent of the annual GMO corn and soya crop goes to feed people. The rest goes to animal feed and biofuel. This is clearly not a food system that feeds the world.
Protect Our Bees From Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 hours ago - foe.co.uk
The National Farmers Union wants our Government to allow seeds coated with neonics to be planted this autumn. The scientific evidence that these neonic pesticides harm bees is stronger than ever. We need more bee-friendly farming to protect our bees...
Back in Time: Retracing the Path to Diversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, diversity, grains, greenproducts, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 hours ago - sustainablefoodtrust.org
Industrial bread production is based on speed, scale and uniformity. To supply this system, industrially grown grain is limited to a few, highly controlled varieties. But greater diversity would make grain crops more adaptable and therefore more sustainab
15 Protectors of Biodiversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - foodtank.com
May 22 is the International Day of Biodiversity-an opportunity to increase understanding and awareness of the Earth's flora and fauna. This year's theme is biodiversity for sustainable development.
France Makes It Illegal for Supermarkets to Destroy Edible Food in Effort to Cut Waste
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, recycling, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - independent.co.uk
France is making it illegal for large supermarkets to throw away edible food as part of a series of measures to cut down on waste. The country's National Assembly unanimously voted in new laws on Thursday night that will force chains to donate discarded
No Patents on Plants and Animals!! Article & Petition Link
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, protection, seeds, seed patents, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - no-patents-on-seeds.org
Act now-save the future of our food! The signatories call for an immediate amendment of the Implementing Regulation to the European Patent Convention and for a change in European Patent law to finally exclude all breeding processes and breeding material,
Crop Gene Banks Are Preserving the Future of Agriculture. But Who's Preserving Them?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, humans, protection, seed vaults, seeds, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - ensia.com
It's not clear why the Syrian fighters have left ICARDA's gene bank alone. It could be due to ICARDA's prestige in the Fertile Crescent, where farming began more than 10,000 years ago, or it could be that the staff convinced the fighters of its importance
Oat Buyer Says No Glyphosate Pre-Harvest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - producer.com
Grain Millers, a major oat buyer in Western Canada, will no longer purchase oats if the crop has been desiccated with glyphosate.
Let's Switch on the Sun and Power Our Street Lights With Solar Energy!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, green, Greenpeace, India, street lights, sun, solar, crimes, CO2emissions )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - act.greenpeace.org
Solar power can light up darkened streets where electricity supplies are unreliable, making them safer for everyone. They don't rely on coal for electricity, reducing air pollution and climate change emissions.
 
 
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