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Seeds Need An Intervention - Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, protection, seeds, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - seedmatters.org
We-the undersigned organizations, businesses, and individuals-are concerned about ongoing consolidation trends in the seed sector. Already the seed needs of many farmers are not being met due to consolidation stifling innovation in plant breeding and...
Vermont's GMO Labeling Law: DuPont, Syngenta Fight Disclosure of Internal Studies
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, corruption, food, health, GMO labeling, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - reformer.com
The Vermont Attorney General's Office is asking a federal judge to force Syngenta Corporation and Dupont to turn over internal studies relating to the safety of genetically modified organisms.
Federal Court Finds USDA Process for Allowing Pesticide-Contaminated Compost Improper and Stops Use
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, greenliving, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
In a ruling that organic advocates say is critical to the integrity of the USDA organic label, a U.S. District Court judge found Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) violated public process when it decreed that pesticide-contaminated...
1 in 5 of the World's Plant Species Are in Danger of Extinction - and It's Our Fault
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, extinction, greenliving, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
During the mid-1930s, the German botanist Hans-Joachim Schlieben traveled to the African country of Tanzania in search of adventure and with the hope of collecting and documenting the vast and diverse flora that grew in East Africa's tropical wilderness.
Judge Rules: No Right to Know Hazardous Pesticide Ingredients
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, ecosystems, environment, EPA, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - theecologist.org
A federal judge has ruled that the US Environmental Protection Agency is under no obligation to force pesticide makers to disclose supposedly 'inert' ingredients in their products - even where those ingredients are seriously hazardous to health or env...
Senate Lawmakers Nearing a Deal on GMO Labeling
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - desmoinesregister.com
Senate lawmakers struggling to reach a deal on how to label food containing genetically modified ingredients said Thursday they are making progress, but acknowledged time is running out before Vermont's first-in-the-nation labeling law takes effect...
6 Ways To Attract Fireflies To Your Yard
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, garden, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - rodalesorganiclife.com
Fireflies-or lightning bugs, as you might call them-are under threat, which researchers suspect has to do with habitat loss, light pollution, and widespread pesticide use, according to Firefly Watch, a citizen science project led by the Museum of...
Protect Marine Wildlife From Devastating Ocean Noise
Animals  (tags: Marine Wildlife, ocean noise, obama administration, ocean noise strategy, marine life, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, wildanimals )

Lone
- 15 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The Obama Administration has released a landmark Ocean Noise Strategy to rein in this chronic, deafening noise âEUR" but it lacks concrete measures to put the plan into motion and save marine life. Urge the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
YES: The National Aquarium Is Retiring All Its Dolphins To A Sea Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: national aquarium, retiring dolphins, sea sanctuary, dolphins, captivity, human care, Natural Habitat, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, wildanimals )

Lone
- 15 days ago - thedodo.com
As most of the dolphins were born into captivity, they will continue to be under human care, but the sanctuary will allow them to live out their days in an environment much closer to their natural habitat.
The Scottish Parliament Voted to Ban Fracking Countrywide on Wednesday, Making a Moratorium on the Controversial Technique a Per
Environment  (tags: fracking banned, scotland, conservation, ecosystems, environment, world )

Lone
- 15 days ago - trueactivist.com
Scotland âEUR" In one fell swoop, Scotland banned fracking âEUR" permanently âEUR" when parliament narrowly voted in favor of cementing the countryâEUR(TM)s temporary moratorium on the controversial practice.
 
 
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