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Top 100 Organic & Heirloom Seed Companies
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, organic, garden )

- 1109 days ago -
The consolidation of seed resources and massive loss of genetic diversity is counteracted by organic seed producers. Over the last century thousands of local varieties of seed have disappeared. The Food and Agricultural Organizations of the United Nation
Changing Climate May Alter Maple Syrup Production
Environment  (tags: climatechange, climate-change, environment, trees )

- 1163 days ago -
U.S. Forest Service research indicates that climate change will affect habitat suitability for maple trees, threatening the multimillion dollar maple syrup industry. Changes in climate have already had an impact on the iconic sugar maple trees
HEALING WATERS: The Story of Pah Tempe Hot Springs
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, health, protection )

- 1166 days ago -
A documentary exploring the constant push & pull between development and preservation.
4 Ways to Stop a Monarch Butterfly Collapse
Animals  (tags: extinction, habitat, conservation, environment )

- 1269 days ago -
The majestic monarch butterfly is in desperate need of your help. Once a common sight in backyard gardens, the population of the orange and black butterfly known for its long migration to its overwintering grounds in Mexico is now on the brink of
How to Observe the Transit of Venus 2012 {Video}
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, interesting, astronomy )

- 1273 days ago -
On June 5th, 2012, Venus will pass across the face of the Sun, producing a silhouette that no one alive today will likely see again. Transits of Venus are very rare, coming in pairs separated by more than a hundred years.
Scientists Find Increase of Plastic Waste in North Pacific Ocean
Environment  (tags: water, oceans, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems )

- 1300 days ago -
The quantity of small plastic fragments floating in the north-east Pacific Ocean has increased a hundred fold over the past 40 years. Scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography documented the big rise when they trawled the waters
Outlaw Bear Helps Police Find Missing Man
Offbeat  (tags: animals, odd, police, unusual, wildlife, news )

- 1304 days ago -
In a strange twist of fate a wild bear that has been rampaging his way to stardom near the forests of Tyrol. inadvertently helped police officials solve the whereabouts of a man who had been missing for several days. Although the wily bear is known for
3 Green Life Lessons Learned From The Great Depression
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, sustainable, eco-friendly, conservation )

- 1307 days ago -
Many of us have heard stories from our parents or grandparents that lived through the Great Depression, and to this day they still buy, save and reuse as if it were the 1930's. Why? Although the name Depression is far from uplifting,
Goldman Environmental Award Given to Mother for Beating Monsanto {Video}
Environment  (tags: activists, health, GoodNews, women, pollution )

- 1308 days ago -
After experiencing the traumatizing death of her daughter to kidney failure just three days after her daughter was born, Sofia Gatica from Argentina became determined to find out what killed her daughter.
Reusable Grocery Totes Can Increase Your Risk For Food Poisoning?
Health & Wellness  (tags: greenliving, healthy, sustainable, shopping, food )

- 1333 days ago -
Reusable grocery totes are a popular, eco-friendly choice to transport groceries, but only 15 percent of Americans regularly wash their bags. Most users are inadvertently creating a breeding zone for harmful bacteria
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