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Crop Gene Banks Are Preserving the Future of Agriculture. But Who's Preserving Them?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, humans, protection, seed vaults, seeds, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - ensia.com
It's not clear why the Syrian fighters have left ICARDA's gene bank alone. It could be due to ICARDA's prestige in the Fertile Crescent, where farming began more than 10,000 years ago, or it could be that the staff convinced the fighters of its importance
Oat Buyer Says No Glyphosate Pre-Harvest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - producer.com
Grain Millers, a major oat buyer in Western Canada, will no longer purchase oats if the crop has been desiccated with glyphosate.
Tell Congress: Oppose the DARK Act!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - signforgood.com
Time is running out to make your voice heard! Congress is considering the Deny Americans the Right to Know-or DARK-Act, which would not only block all states from labeling genetically engineered foods, but make it much harder for the FDA to ever mandate..
Earth: Origins: The Story of Rhinos and How They Conquered the World
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Rhinos, Origins )

Ray
- 19 hours ago - bbc.com
Over the last 50 million years, rhinos have braved ice ages, prehistoric hyenas and giant crocodiles âEUR" and they were once the largest animals on land
This Memorial Day, Remember to Honor the Fallen Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America - ACTION!
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America, IAVA, #GoSilent, Memorial Day, pledge )

Judy
- 3 hours ago - iava.org
In just a few days, thousands of Americans across the country will #GoSilent with IAVA to remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Who will you #GoSilent for?
Iraq Tries to Improve Human Rights Through Education
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, society, education, human rights, culture, government, protection, safety )

Penny
- 4 hours ago - al-monitor.com
In a society where conservative religious trends and the rule of tribal law are on the rise, the dissemination of human rights principles is a difficult task.
100,000 Christians Killed Yearly for Their Faith
Offbeat  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Christians, genocide, culture, ethics, protection, safety, society, world )

Penny
- 4 hours ago - clarionproject.org
Islamic extremism has created cultural and human genocide on levels unprecedented in modern times. Where is the outcry from the West?
Tell Senate Democrats: Unite Against Republican "Wall Street Wish List" Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street reform bill, republicans, Wall Street Lobbyist, bad buisiness, big banks, politics, democrats, americans )

Sabine
- 21 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
The Republican head of the Senate banking committee just revealed a massive bill that reads like a Wall Street wish list. The so-called "Shelby Bill", named after Richard Shelby (R-AL), would make it far more difficult to subject the biggest financial...
Israel's Deputy Foreign Minister: 'This Land Is Ours'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, international community, Tzipi Hotovely, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, propaganda, dishonesty, news )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the ...
Chinese Law Firm to Merge With American Firms, Employ Howard Dean, Newt Gingrich
Business  (tags: China, U.S., Dacheng, Dentons, McKenna Long & Aldridge, law firm merger, largest law firm in world, lobbyists, policy professionals, "government affairs", Newt Gingrich, Howard Dean )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - firstlook.org
McKenna Long and Dentons also engage in lobbying, giving Dacheng's clients a new avenue for understanding and influencing the American system.
 
 
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