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Companies Replace Triclosan With 'Unproven Chemicals'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 5 days ago -
Substitutions used to replace banned substances triclosan and triclocarban, in consumer wash products, are not proven to be "safe and effective"...
Moving Photo Shows the Dedication of Two Men Who Rescued An Orangutan in Dire Straits
Animals  (tags: orangutans, rescue, palm oil, destruction, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, endangered, environment, humans, protection )

- 8 days ago -
Malayan Sun bears, Sumatran tigers, Pygmy elephants, and Sumatran rhinos are all threatened with extinction by the actions of the palm oil industry. The Leuser EcosystemâEUR(TM)s ongoing conversion from lush rainforest into sterile palm plantations
Pope Francis Slams Biotech Industry and GMOs in World Food Day Letter
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 7 days ago -
"From the wisdom of rural communities we can learn a style of life that can help defend us from the logic of consumerism and production at any cost, a logic that, cloaked in good justifications, such as the increasing population, is in reality aimed..."
Question: Which of These Primates Knows More About Climate Change?
Offbeat  (tags: environment, humor, off-beat, world )

- 8 days ago -
Here is ALERT's very first pop quiz: Among the quotes below, which were made by the primate on the left, versus the primate on the right?
Tell the EPA: Ban Roundup Unless and Until It's Proven Safe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Sustainabililty, roundup, environment, food )

- 9 days ago -
The chemicals in the weedkiller Roundup have been linked to serious health risks. And yet, nearly 300 million pounds of glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup are used on U.S. farms each year.
5 Reasons the Octopus Is the Coolest Animal in the Sea
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, pictures, unusual, wildlife, world )

- 16 days ago -
In honor of World Octopus Day (Oct. 8th), weâEUR(TM)re sharing why octopuses are the absolute coolest animals out there.
Tell Hershey's You're Outraged By Its Sham GMO Labels!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, GMO Labeling, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 17 days ago -
Shame on Hershey's! It'is the first company to announce that it intends to use Big Food's sham QR codes to disclose GMO ingredients.
Bird of the Week: Blond-Crested Woodpecker
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 18 days ago -
The striking Blond-crested Woodpecker sports a bushy, pointed crest that gives the bird a "big-headed" look. Males also have a bright red malar (cheek) patch.
How the Monsanto Tribunal Will Hold Agribusiness Corporations Accountable - and What You Can Do to Help
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agribusiness, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 17 days ago -
In the last century, Monsanto and other big agribusiness corporations have promoted and profited from chemical-intensive methods of food production that have poisoned people, destroyed biodiversity, pushed small farmers off their land, polluted the...
Does Big Ag Really Feed the World? New Data Says Not So Much
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Big ag, ecosystems, food, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world, corruption, ethics, government )

- 20 days ago -
A new study suggests that U.S. agribusiness is mainly providing processed food and animal feed to the wealthiest nations.
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