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Decline in Birds, Not Just Bees, Linked to Neonicotinoid Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, greenliving, eco-friendly, neonicotinoids, organic, garden, environment, bees, birds, sustainable )

Michael
- 17 days ago - cbc.ca
It's not just the bees that are harmed by controversial crop pesticides called neonicotinoids - the birds are also disappearing in places where there are high concentrations of the pesticide in the environment, a new study suggests.
Sweet, Honeybee Program Adding a Little Buzz to Vancouver's Streets
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Vancouver, bees, pollinators, sanctuaries, conservation, environment, garden, Sustainabililty, Hives for Humanity, Amacon )

Lynn
- 17 days ago - home.mytelus.com
Beekeepers and a developer have teamed up on a sweet idea that they hope will add buzz to the streets of Vancouver.
Should Dow Chemical Be Allowed to Add to the Load of Toxic Chemicals Assailing the Global Public?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, chemicals, Dow, Enlist, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - gmandchemicalindustry9.wordpress.com
In the National Journal, Clare Foran reports that Dow Chemical is seeking federal approval for a herbicide containing a chemical which was one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange.
Fine Print of the Food Wars
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, green, health, humans, biotech industry, Monsanto, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
Monsanto and friends, the biotech industry, its lobbyists and its paid media representation continue to push for monopoly control over the world's food through its seed supply. This "empire" is being built on false foundations: that Monsanto is a creator/
Helsinki's Ambitious Plan to Make Car Ownership Pointless in 10 Years
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, green, greenliving, cars, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, CO2emissions, Helsinki, Finland, energy, conservation )

Michael
- 14 days ago - theguardian.com
Finland's capital hopes a 'mobility on demand' system that integrates all forms of shared and public transport in a single payment network could essentially render private cars obsolete.
She's Going to Dig the HERShovel, a Garden Tool Scientifically Designed for Women
Green Lifestyle  (tags: design, CoolStuff, garden, farming )

Shaheen
- 13 days ago - treehugger.com
We may all be equal, but we're not all equally sized or proportioned, and because of the differences between women's bodies and men's bodies, the tools that work well in a man's hands may not be nearly as useful to a woman.
Teaching About Using the Sun to Create Power.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, globalwarming, environment, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, world )

James
- 10 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
Free exhibit teaches about solar energy The University of Tennessee's new solar farm exhibit helps teach about using the sun to create power.
U.S. Ranks Near Bottom Globally in Energy Efficiency
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, energy, USA, Germany, Energy Efficiency )

Naoko
- 11 days ago - ipsnews.net
A new ranking has lauded Germany for its energy efficiency, while condemning the United States for lagging near the bottom.
Monsanto Visits Local School for 47 Minute Propaganda Presentation
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, Monsanto, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - cornucopia.org
As if the mis-education of our youth wasn't already a huge issue, guess what your tax dollars are now paying for? Monsanto is visiting local schools to tell twelve year olds all about the 'good' they are doing in the world as an 'agricultural leader.'
This Floating Platform Could Filter the Plastic From Our Polluted Oceans
Green Lifestyle  (tags: oceans, plastic debris, recycling plastic, waste reduction )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - archdaily.com
Behind this remarkable reality lies an uncomfortable fact: plastic is an extremely durable material, taking 500 years to biodegrade, yet it's designed to be used for an average of 5 minutes, and so it's thrown away.
 
 
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