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Who Says GMOs Are Safe? (and Who Says They're Not)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - beyond-gm.org
No article questioning the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods is complete without a rebuttal consisting of reassuring comments to the effect that every credible scientific and government organisation has said that GM foods are safe. Take for examp
Stop Pesticide Poisonings PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, pesticides, humans )

Anna
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We're taking on powerful pesticide and agricultural industries--and we need your help.
Open Thread - 12/24/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

TomCat
- 4 days ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
The Garden That Climbs Walls and Feeds You
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gardens, Urban Agriculture, Israeli agriculture )

David
- 5 days ago - israel21c.org
Environmentalists say that vertical & city gardens are an answer to the global water, energy & food crises. Use up to 90 % less water than do traditional gardens, & saves on the enormous shipping costs in terms of fuel and greenhouse gases.
EBay Parts Ways With Controversial Political Group ALEC
Business  (tags: American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, EBay, corporate, business, ethics, environment )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - reuters.com
In September, Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said his company wanted out because ALEC was "literally lying" about climate change. Yahoo Inc, Facebook Inc and Yelp Inc left ALEC soon after.
Tell the USDA: Protect Our Food System, Not Monsanto's Profits! PETITION
Environment  (tags: food, GMO, Monsanto, destruction, environment )

Anna
- 6 days ago - action.foe.org
Dicamba and glufosinate have been linked to adverse human health impacts such as reproductive and developmental harm, kidney damage, lung and colon cancer and Hodgkin's lymphoma. These herbicides poison our soil and water and are toxic to birds, fish
Don't Let the FDA Destroy the Local & Organic Food Movement!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organics, FDA, organic farmers, choice denied? )

Stephen
- 12 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
I am writing because I am concerned about the impact that FDA's proposed FSMA rules will have on the farms that I buy food from, my business, my family's ability to find local food, the environment... ~petition~
Excellent Infographic Shows Why We Must Say No to Plastic : TreeHugger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, recycling, Sustainabililty, plastic recycling, plastic pollution, Plastic Waste, shopping )

Cat
- 10 days ago - treehugger.com
We have to stop with the plastic already. With our plastic dependency growing and rate of recycling decreasing, it's crucial to make the tough but necessary switch to reusables.
All Over the World, Renewables Are Beating Nuclear
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative energy sources, solar power, wind power, thermal energy, energy, eco-friendly, environment, greenproducts, green )

Cal
- 9 days ago - theecologist.org
As flagship nuclear projects run into long delays and huge cost overruns, solar and wind power are falling in price
USDA Doesn't Test for Roundup Residue in Our Food Supply
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, food, herbicides, insecticides, health, protection, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - reuters.com
A USDA spokesman who asked not to be quoted said that the test measures required for glyphosate are "extremely expensive... to do on an regular basis".
 
 
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