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Special Report: The War on Big Food
Business  (tags: corporate, economy, ethics, food, marketing, money, society )

- 2 days ago -
Major packaged-food companies lost $4 billion in market share alone last year, as shoppers swerved to fresh and organic alternatives. Can the supermarket giants win you back?
15 Protectors of Biodiversity
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 5 days ago -
May 22 is the International Day of Biodiversity-an opportunity to increase understanding and awareness of the Earth's flora and fauna. This year's theme is biodiversity for sustainable development.
No Patents on Plants and Animals!! Article & Petition Link
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, protection, seeds, seed patents, Sustainabililty, world )

- 5 days ago -
Act now-save the future of our food! The signatories call for an immediate amendment of the Implementing Regulation to the European Patent Convention and for a change in European Patent law to finally exclude all breeding processes and breeding material,
Protect Our Bees From Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 4 days ago -
The National Farmers Union wants our Government to allow seeds coated with neonics to be planted this autumn. The scientific evidence that these neonic pesticides harm bees is stronger than ever. We need more bee-friendly farming to protect our bees...
Is Glyphosate in the Food on My Plate?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, garden, glyphosate, eco-friendly, environment, family, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

- 10 days ago -
No weeds are in the lawn, dandelions are gone. A potent dose of glyphosate, that's what sealed their fate.
Documentary Sheds Light on the Global Seed Crisis (Video Trailer)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 14 days ago -
Seeds are small, but they're at the heart of a global crisis. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, 90 percent of the seed varieties that existed 100 years ago are now extinct. Not only that, big corporations have a near global...
Petition: URGE Medical Professionals: Test Patients For GLYPHOSATE Poisoning
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, family, food, glyphosate, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Roundup, world )

- 17 days ago -
We are sick of being sick! IT IS time our doctors and other medical professionals took the full responsibility of their oaths "to apply, for the benefit of the sick, all measures which are required," and to "prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention
It's Time to Get Rid of RoundUp!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, glyphosate, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, Roundup, world )

- 17 days ago -
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer found that glyphosate, commonly sold as RoundUp, is a "probable human carcinogen." This is serious, as hundreds of millions of pounds of this herbicide are used on farmland across
It's Time to Call BullSh!t on Those Calling BullSh!t on Chipotle
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Chipotle, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenproducts, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 18 days ago -
Recently, GMO-denial has been put in the same vein with climate-denial, anti-vaxxers, and science-deniers. The problem is - this is total bullsh!t. Let's not confuse the (oversimplification of the) production of GMO crops with the actual use of GMO crops.
Seattle Port Commission: Terminate Shell's Lease!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Arctic oil drilling, CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, globalwarming, health, oil drilling, protection, Shell, Sustainabililty, water )

- 20 days ago -
The last time Shell explored for oil in the Arctic Ocean (2012), the operation was a fiasco that ended in 8 felony convictions and a drill rig run aground. This year, Shell signed a contract with the Port of Seattle to dock their rigs for maintenance...
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