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Bird of the Week: Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 19 days ago - abcbirds.org
This little flycatcher has a big impact, controlling insect populations around wetlands and waterways. It nests in these important riparian habitats alongside other threatened species, such as the western population of Yellow-billed Cuckoo.
Nestle Just Gained Control Over This Town's Water for the Next 45 Years
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, government, money, Nestles, usa )

Kathy
- 30 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
Tea Party Republican Governor Paul LePage of Maine helped Nestle secure a contract that gives Poland Springs, a Nestle subsidiary, permission to take the small town of Fryeburg's groundwater for the next 25 years for their own profit. The deal could...
Bird of the Week: Common Nighthawk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 33 days ago - abcbirds.org
The name "nighthawk" is misleading, since the bird is neither strictly nocturnal nor closely related to hawks. Like the Eastern Whip-poor-will and Chuck-will's widow, it's a member of the Caprimulgidae family, a group also known as nightjars.
How the GE Food Venture Has Been Chronically Dependent on Deception
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 39 days ago - independentsciencenews.org
Although it purports to be based on solid science and the open flow of information on which science depends, the massive venture to reconfigure the genetic core of the world's food supply has substantially relied on the propagation of falsehoods.
Tell the EPA Fix the Broken GE/Pesticide Rules
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, dicamba, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, Monsanto, EPA, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - panna.org
Monsanto says they've reformulated dicamba to be less drift prone-but that formulation is still awaiting EPA approval. Even when it is available, there's no guarantee that the older, cheaper and more damaging version of the chemical wonâEUR(TM)t continue being
Bird of the Week: Tawny Piculet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, brids, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - abcbirds.org
The tiny, agile Tawny Piculet is not even 4 inches long-more than an inch smaller than the familiar Downy Woodpecker. It's a member of a distinctive subfamily of around 30 short-tailed woodpeckers found mainly in South America.
Controversial Pesticides Threaten Not Just Bees But Butterflies Too
Green Lifestyle  (tags: butterflies, conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, garden, greenliving, interesting, neonicotinoids, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 43 days ago - conservationmagazine.org
Most of the furor surrounding neonicotinoids, the world's most widely-used pesticides, focuses on the harms they cause to bees. Yet these chemicals may also pose a threat-presently little-appreciated but possibly grave-to butterflies.
Pressure Mounts to Reform Our Throwaway Clothing Culture
Green Lifestyle  (tags: clothing, conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, green, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 49 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Americans dispose of about 12.8 million tons of textiles annually - 80 pounds for each man, woman, and child. In the U.S. and around the world, a growing number of environmentalists and clothing industry executives say it's time to end the wasteful...
Stop Nestle From Coming to Walla Walla Valley, Waitsburg, Washington State
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, ethics, lies, SustainableDevelopment, Nestles, water, usa )

Kathy
- 55 days ago - gopetition.com
In consideration of the fact that Nestle Waters is a predatory company with no care for the well being of the areas it drains water from, it is distressing that the City of Waitsburg has actively solicited this company to come to our region.
 
 
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