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Startup Invents a 'Homemade' Solar Lamp for Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, DIY, startup, solar energy, Solar Lighting, Africa )

- 1 day ago -
The solar lamp developed by LEDsafari, a young startup from Lausanne, is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people in the world.
Death of the Bees, US Government Approves Another Toxic Insecticide
World  (tags: news )

- 1 day ago -
"Beekeepers nationwide have experienced honey bee losses of over 40 percent over the 2012/2013 winter period --2013/2014 winter losses are likely to be released soon...
Corporate Clout & Secret Deals Are Chipping Away at the Organic Standard
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic, abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, environment, ethics, food, government, health, humans, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks )

- 13 days ago -
Now a new rule allows the National Organic Standards Board to adopt whatever they want without having public input, which of course allows them to add more and more non-organic materials to what can legally be labeled as Organic. Petition included!
U.S. Farmers Increase Planting of GMO Corn Banned From China Markets
World  (tags: GMO exports )

- 22 days ago -
China's curbs on some modified corn threaten to block millions of tons of imports and in so doing cut into the profits of international trading houses.
MIT Engineers Design 'Living Materials'
Science & Tech  (tags: Living materials )

- 22 days ago -
MIT engineers have coaxed bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum dots.
Brazil Seeks Ban on Monsanto Herbicide Due to Alarming Toxicity Risks
Environment  (tags: pollution, world, protection, PESTICICDS, MONSANTO, HEALTH CONDITIONS, health conditions, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions )

- 22 days ago -
Brazil's Federal Public Prosecutor has asked the country's justice department to suspend the use of glyphosate, which is the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup--the world's top-selling herbicide.
Stop Wolf Slaughter By U.S. Government - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, killing )

- 21 days ago -
Urge the government to stop the wolf slaughter.
U.S.- Account for Your Violations of International Law ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, John Brennan, international law, ethics, government, crime )

- 21 days ago -
Join us in calling for boycott and sanctions on John Brennan until the CIA takes concrete steps to comply with international law by signing our petition at MoveOn:
12 Facts You Need to Know About Our Retirement Crisis as the Battle Over Social Security Is Far From Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, socialsecurity, obama, usa, politics, news, u.s. )

- 32 days ago -
Obama's reversal on Social Security cutbacks isn't the major victory it appears to be. Here's why.
Be a Citizen Scientist - Your Observations May Make a Difference!
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, climate, environment, humans, interesting, scientists, technology, science, study )

- 32 days ago -
The USA-National Phenology Network (USA-NPN), a group of government, academic, and citizen scientists, has started a new national program that will rely on volunteers to report their observations of flowering, fruiting, and other seasonal events.
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