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Support OntarioâEUR(TM)s Plan to Restrict Neonics!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - action2.davidsuzuki.org
As part of its new Pollinator Health Action Plan, the Ontario government has proposed regulations that will reduce the use of neonicotinoid-treated soy and corn seeds by 80 per cent by 2017. Tell the government it's on the right track!
Family Farmers Hold Keys to Agriculture in a Warming World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: farming, climate change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, family, garden, food, green, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic )

Kamia
- 3 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In a world increasingly overrun by Mega farms and factory processing, it appears that the small family farms are the ones developing sustainable local techniques that can survive and feed the world in the midst of global climate chaos.
Seeds and Breeding Used to Be Open to Everyone. Now One Group Is Trying to Bring That Back
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Heritage seeds, plants, growing, business, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, garden, green, goodnews, greenliving, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, sustainable )

Kamia
- 3 days ago - takepart.com
Before 1982, universities and individuals were famous for breeding new varieties, and most were fertile so seed could be saved. Laws that year changed everything, reducing the total number of seeds and putting their control into the hands of a few.
GMOs - Food for Thought
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - beyond-gm.org
Millions of Americans eat GMOs every day and they're fine! Millions of Americans do indeed eat GM food every day. But with no GM food labeling and no epidemiological studies carried out, it's not scientific to claim that there is no health impact. In fact
Join Dr. Vandana Shiva in Telling President Obama to Protect Seed Freedom and Food Democracy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, seed patents, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
... renounce the patenting of life and to stop pursuing "harmonization" of seed patenting laws which would further extend corporate control of our seeds and food.
Save Seed Sharing: Stop Over 300 Seed Libraries From Being Regulated Out of Existence PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: seeds, seed libraries )

Kathryn
- 7 days ago - legalizeseeds.org
After Pennsylvania's Department of Agriculture adopted a policy restricting the Simpson Seed Library in Mechanicsburg, PA from sharing locally saved seed, several states have followed suit, threatening the continued existence of seed libraries.
More Than Half of Africa's Arable Land 'Too Damaged' for Food Production
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, soil degradation, farming, Africa, climate-change, sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - ipsnews.net
The report, "No Ordinary Matter: conserving, restoring and enhancing Africa's soil", notes that Africa suffers from the triple threat of land degradation, poor yields and a growing population.
Genetically Modified Crops: Corporate Fiction
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, society, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - deccanchronicle.com
As the New Year begins, I feel compelled to reflect on how fictions and abstract constructions are ruling us; the nature of being and existence is being redefined in such fundamental ways that life itself is threatened.
Anti-GMO Petition Receives 59,742,753 Signatures
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 18 days ago - naturalsociety.com
It isn't a small minority anymore asking our regulators to limit biotech's far-reaching arm. There is now an open letter endorsed by more than 59 million people asking both US and UK officials to be more prudent in questioning the hazards of genetically
Tell Starbucks: Drop Out of the Anti-GMO Labeling Lawsuit
Green Lifestyle  (tags: healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, pollution, protection, science, research, Sustainabililty, world, activists, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, media, rights, politics, safety, society, usa, americ )

Wendy
- 20 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Oral arguments in the crucial Vermont GMO labeling lawsuit are expected to start in the next few weeks,1 so now is the perfect time to pressure Starbucks to end its membership in the Grocery Manufacturers Association and stop fighting GMO labeling..
 
 
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