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Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, genetic engineering, GE trees, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - stopgetrees.org
On 5 July, the US Department of Agriculture received an astounding 280,000 individual comments, as well as 500 organizations representing millions of people around the world, all opposing this deregulation. Only 3 comments were submitted in favor.
The Lesson of the $300,000 Bobcat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, ethics, government, interesting, protection, wildlife )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - anthropocenemagazine.org
What is a bobcat worth? There's a few ways of thinking about that question. One answer, of course, is that a bobcat's value is intrinsic, their lives not something to signify with a price tag. Fair enough. But for the sake of discussion, and because...
Bird of the Week: Great Frigatebird ('Iwa)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Great Frigatebird has a distinctive flight silhouette, with long, pointed wings and a deeply forked tail. Like the Swallow-tailed Kite, its wings allow for graceful aerial acrobatics and effortless soaring. Frigatebirds often use their aerial agility
Please Sign: "Holding Congress Accountable for Healthcare Act"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, ethics, government, healthcare, u.s. )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - loebsackforcongress.ngpvanhost.com
...which would mandate that members of Congress would be subject to the same provisions that Americans who would lose their health insurance are. It's time for Congress to live with the same rules they're forcing the people they represent to live with.
What Should Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Look Like? USDA Seeks Your Input
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
The USDA is seeking input into draft regulations that will determine whether genetically engineered ingredients [or genetically modified organisms (GMO)] are identified on products labels, or hidden behind high tech codes. Let USDA know by Monday, July...
Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods, and That's Bad News for Humans.
Business  (tags: consumers, corporate, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, farming, humans, lies, marketing, money, usa )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - otherwords.org
Wall Street analysts tell us that AmazonâEUR(TM)s $14 billion buyout of Whole Foods isn't only a win'win for both of them, but also for consumers, for Amazon intends to lower the organic grocer's prices.
Decline in Hummingbird Population Linked to Insecticide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, garden, greenliving, health, hummingbirds, interesting, protection, recycling, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - timescolonist.com
Some species of North American hummingbirds are in severe decline and a British Columbia research scientist says one possible cause might be the same insecticide affecting honey bees.
U.S. State Prosecutors Join Push to Ban Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, greenliving, health, protection )

Kathy
- 16 days ago - reuters.com
Six state prosecutors are seeking to join a lawsuit to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables, according to court papers filed on Thursday.
Organic Food Sales Jump 8.4 Percent in 2016
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, greenliving, health, organic, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - capitalpress.com
The U.S. organic industry maintained steady growth in 2016, with food sales increasing 8.4% to $43 billion - breaking the $40 billion mark for the first time. The sizable growth is even more impressive considering total food sales increased only 0.6%.
Bird of the Week: 'Anianiau
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - abcbirds.org
The 'Anianiau is the smallest of the Hawaiian honeycreepers, a group that includes endangered species such as 'Akikiki and 'Akeke'e. Its common name comes from a Hawaiian word meaning "straight-beaked", and its scientific name, parvus, comes from the...
 
 
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