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Seeds Need An Intervention - Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, protection, seeds, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 17 hours ago - seedmatters.org
We-the undersigned organizations, businesses, and individuals-are concerned about ongoing consolidation trends in the seed sector. Already the seed needs of many farmers are not being met due to consolidation stifling innovation in plant breeding and...
Put Your Shark Smarts To The Test
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, pictures, quiz, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - oceana.org
We're not going to have you find a hammerhead shark because that would just be too easy. Only true shark enthusiasts will know the answers to these. Will you sink or swim?
Bird of the Week: Rainbow-Bearded Thornbill
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, green, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - abcbirds.org
At first glance, the Rainbow-bearded Thornbill seems notable only for its short, dark bill; bold, white tail corners; and rufous forehead and crown. But seen in good lighting, the male's elongated gorget flares into a glittering cascade of bright colors.
Vermont's GMO Labeling Law: DuPont, Syngenta Fight Disclosure of Internal Studies
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, corruption, food, health, GMO labeling, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - reformer.com
The Vermont Attorney General's Office is asking a federal judge to force Syngenta Corporation and Dupont to turn over internal studies relating to the safety of genetically modified organisms.
Federal Court Finds USDA Process for Allowing Pesticide-Contaminated Compost Improper and Stops Use
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, greenliving, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
In a ruling that organic advocates say is critical to the integrity of the USDA organic label, a U.S. District Court judge found Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) violated public process when it decreed that pesticide-contaminated...
A Missing Puzzle Piece For Farmers: Organic Seed
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, greenproducts, interesting, organic, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - civileats.com
Certified organic farmers are supposed to plant organic seeds, but that's often easier said than done says new data from the Organic Seed Alliance.
1 in 5 of the World's Plant Species Are in Danger of Extinction - and It's Our Fault
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, extinction, greenliving, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
During the mid-1930s, the German botanist Hans-Joachim Schlieben traveled to the African country of Tanzania in search of adventure and with the hope of collecting and documenting the vast and diverse flora that grew in East Africa's tropical wilderness.
Judge Rules: No Right to Know Hazardous Pesticide Ingredients
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, ecosystems, environment, EPA, food, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
A federal judge has ruled that the US Environmental Protection Agency is under no obligation to force pesticide makers to disclose supposedly 'inert' ingredients in their products - even where those ingredients are seriously hazardous to health or env...
Bird of the Week: Collared Inca
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - abcbirds.org
The flashy Collared Inca is unmistakable: both sexes have long, straight bills; eye-catching white chest collars; and mostly white tails. This hummingbird's Latin species name, torquata, means "adorned with a neck chain or collar." Males have black and
Senate Lawmakers Nearing a Deal on GMO Labeling
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMO labeling, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - desmoinesregister.com
Senate lawmakers struggling to reach a deal on how to label food containing genetically modified ingredients said Thursday they are making progress, but acknowledged time is running out before Vermont's first-in-the-nation labeling law takes effect...
 
 
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