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Feds Announce $63 Mil in Grants for "Specialty Crops," Aka Fruits & Veg
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, health, USDA )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
If that brings to mind farms of heirloom apples and rare forgotten beans of the South Carolina low country, forget it. In this country, "specialty" crops basically just refers to things you can eat.
Australian Comedian Tries to Make Sense of American Gun Laws and Nailed It! ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Satire, Political Humor, 2nd Amendment rights, government, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, law, politics, safety, humans, interesting, family, rights, violence, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
Jeffries was once the victim of a home invasion in which he was tied up and beaten with his girlfriend, who was also threatened with rape. You'd think he'd have some cause for carrying a gun, no? Wrong!
Ancient Tree Forum | Championing the Biological, Cultural and Heritage Value of the UK's Ancient Trees
Environment  (tags: old growth, ancient trees, United Kingdom, Europe, ecosystems, conservation, environment, forest, trees )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - ancienttreeforum.co.uk
A Brand New Website. Ancient Tree Forum seeks to secure the long term future of these ecosystems through promoting best management and conservation practice, lobbying governments over their recognition and protection, etc.
Scientist Defends WHO Group Report Linking Herbicide to Cancer
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, health, humans, protection, Roundup, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
A World Health Organization group's controversial finding that the world's most popular herbicide "probably is carcinogenic to humans" was based on a thorough scientific review and is a key marker in ongoing evaluations of the product, the scientist...
Ontario Residents - Help Us Tackle Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Carbon, Climate Change, Environment, GHG, Ontario )

Julie
- 22 hours ago - talk.ontario.ca
Ontario has released a climate change discussion paper and invites citizens, businesses and communities to share ideas about how to successfully fight climate change while fostering economic growth and keeping our businesses competitive. (Closes March 29)
The Gulf Stream Is Weakening, Bad News For The North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: science, research, environment, oceans, Gulf Stream, study, climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, glaciers )

Michael
- 3 days ago - iflscience.com
The once-mighty ocean current responsible for the relatively mild climate of northern Europe is becoming slower and weaker. The drop-off appears to be the most dramatic in a millennium, and probably even longer than that.
New Center to Use Novel Method to Screen Chemicals' Toxicity
Science & Tech  (tags: chemicals, Gizmos, humans, investigation, research, technology, toxins )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - hsnewsbeat.uw.edu
In-Vitro, 3-D chip approach will enable faster evaluation and reduce need for animal models
Toddlers, Toxic Flame Retardants & Poop - Yes, Poop
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, ethics, health, flame retardants, humans, protection, research, science, study )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - watoxics.org
Just as many parents have long mused, Swedish researchers have confirmed that the sludge toddlers expel into their diapers IS, in fact, full of toxic waste.
Think Nobody Wants To Buy Ugly Fruits And Veggies? Think Again
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, goodnews, greenliving, humans, interesting, Sustainabililty, ugly fruits and veggies )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - kplu.org
Around the country, food service companies, grocers and entrepreneurs passionate about fighting food waste are rallying to buy up fruits and vegetables excluded from the produce aisle because of their defects.
Opal Apple: Non-Browning, Non-GMO Alternative to GMO Apple
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - nongmoreport.com
Opals are only available December through April; almost 12 million pounds are distributed each season. Around 15% of the Opals are organic.
 
 
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