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Green Lifestyle

Mark Bittman: Eating Food That's Better for You, Organic or Not
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Nutrition, Health, Food Safety, Organic, Marketing, Certification, Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman )

Brian
- 50 days ago - nytimes.com
"The government's organic program is a marketing program that sets standards for what can be certified as organic. Neither the enabling legislation nor the regulations address food safety or nutrition."
Synthetic Biology Could Open a Whole New Can of Worms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, health, humans, Sustainabililty, synthetic biology, technology, world )

Kathy
- 50 days ago - ipsnews.net
Synthetic biology differs from conventional genetic engineering in its technique, scale, and its use of novel and synthetic genetic sequences - raising new risks to biodiversity.
Organic Food Isn't Actually Any Better for You, and It's Way More Expensive
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Marketing, Health Claims, Expense, Corporate Profits, Gullible Public )

Brian
- 50 days ago - smartplanet.com
"If you're buying it solely for health reasons, your money is probably better spent elsewhere."
Widespread Glyphosate Contamination in USA
Green Lifestyle  (tags: contamination, environment, health, genetic engineering, GMOs, Glyphosate, protection, Sustainabililty, Roundup )

Kathy
- 50 days ago - permaculturenews.org
The most comprehensive research to date on environmental glyphosate levels exposes the widespread contamination of soil and water in the US, as well as its water treatment system.
How Palm Oil Production Has Changed Life for the Orangutan
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, palm oil, destruction, wildlife, orangutans, protection )

Cher
- 50 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Sadly, however, there are many casualties of the palm industry as the result of this vicious practice, one of the most prominent being the orangutan.
A New Technology Turns Food Waste and Poo Into Power, Saving the Environment and Mone
Green Lifestyle  (tags: technology, recycling, greenliving, greenproducts, green, energy, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty, coolstuff )

Cal
- 62 days ago - takepart.com
A California facility has become one of the world's first carbon-neutral wastewater treatment plants.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Filling Landfills With Recyclable Food - ForceChange
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, eco-friendly, recycling, green, greenliving, interesting, sustainable )

Cal
- 118 days ago - forcechange.com
About eleven million tons of food is wasted in the United Kingdom each year, and only six percent of the 7.2 million tonnes of food is recycled. In other countries in places like Africa, South America, and Asia, there is not enough food to eat, let alone
The Link Between Vanishing Wildlife and Child Slavery and Terrorism
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Muslims, terrorists, terrorism, human trafficking, child slavery, wildlife, poaching )

Ge
- 123 days ago - takepart.com
The decimation of the planet's wildlife is extracting a high cost on humans as it drives child slavery, human trafficking, and (Islamic) terrorism, according to a special report published Thursday in the journal Science.
Monsanto Ordered to Pay $93 Million to Small Town for Poisoning Citizens
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gmo, eco-friendly, Sustainabililty )

Nils Ande
- 123 days ago - naturalsociety.com
Big wins can happen in small places. The West Virginia State Supreme Court finalized a big blow to the biotech giant Monsanto this month,
ACTION ALERT: STOP the Rare Florida Forest From Being Leveled for a Walmart, Businesses & Apartments Development!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: trees, ecosystems, environment, conservation )

Simone
- 134 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
One of the world's rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County's last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart. About 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled habitat containing a menagerie of plants, animals
 
 
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