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EPA and City Of Seattle Suing Monsanto Company For PCBs Production, Pollution
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, health, pollution, PCBs, protection )

- 14 days ago -
Monsanto was the sole producer of PCBs in the United States from 1935 to 1979. That's according to a lawsuit filed against the company. The City of Seattle has joined forces with federal regulators in the suit, which aims to hold the Monsanto Company...
Genetically-Modified Fuji Apple Could Be on Tables Soon
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, food, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 17 days ago -
A Fuji apple that resists turning brown could be on U.S. tables sometime this year, despite concerns over the genetically-engineered fruit by consumer and trade groups.
14 Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Indoor growing )

- 19 days ago -
Many of us dream of having our own vegetable patch, but it can be challenging to find the ideal space âEUR" and thatâEUR(TM)s assuming you have a garden at all.
Honey of a Science Project
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, ecosystems, environment, food, glyphosate, health, interesting, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty, world )

- 18 days ago -
Kumar's project tested the amount of glyphosate, a weed killer, in local honey. Testing for glyphosate in honey was an idea Kumar and her science teacher, Nicole McKamey, had been tossing around for two years.`
Ban Roundup Now!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty )

- 20 days ago -
President Obama: During your most recent State Of The Union Address you vowed to utilize the full spectrum of the U.S. government's resources to create a "Moonshot-like" effort geared toward finding a cure for cancer. We wholeheartedly agree that this...
What Happens After the Bin?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling plastic, greenliving, environment, recycling, sustainable )

- 31 days ago -
Our waste will be recycled, and weâEUR(TM)ve done our part. But, as we are about to learn, this isnâEUR(TM)t always true. All plastic is not created equal.
The EPA Finally Admitted That the World's Most Popular Pesticide Kills Bees-20 Years Too Late
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 33 days ago -
Bees are dying in record numbers-and now the government admits that an extremely common pesticide is at least partially to blame. For more than a decade, the Environmental Protection Agency has been under pressure from environmentalists and beekeepers..
Why Are Only 1 Percent of Farms Using This Eco-Friendly Practice?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, Sustainabililty )

- 33 days ago -
On a 30-acre orchard in Lovingston, Va., an experiment in Edenic coexistence is taking place: where commercially grown (and chemically sprayed) apples once grew, a herd of 120 goats now wanders between rows of trees, chomping on weeds and fallen apples.
Tell USDA Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack: DonâEUR(TM)t Mess With Vermont.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMO Labeling, green, health, protection, Sustainabililty, USDA )

- 32 days ago -
Vermont GMO labeling law must be preserved as written with no federal preemption, changes, or delay. Any "summits" regarding GMO labeling should be attended by representatives from the 4 states that currently have GMO labeling laws: Alaska, Connecticut...
Why It's So Freaking Difficult for Farmers to Source Organic Feed
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, greenproducts, interesting, organic )

- 36 days ago -
Organic foods comprise nearly 5 percent of food sales in the US, while organic farm acreage is only about 0.6 percent of total US farmland, implying that most organic food is importe-as far from local as you can get.
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