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Tell the EPA: Ban Roundup Unless and Until It's Proven Safe
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, glyphosate, health, protection, Sustainabililty, roundup, environment, food )

- 6 days ago -
The chemicals in the weedkiller Roundup have been linked to serious health risks. And yet, nearly 300 million pounds of glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup are used on U.S. farms each year.
Bird of the Week: Prothonotary Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 8 days ago -
This warbler looks like a bit of spring sunlight with its golden-yellow head and breast set off by blue-gray wings. "Prothonotary" refers to clerks in the Roman Catholic Church, whose robes were bright yellow.
5 Reasons the Octopus Is the Coolest Animal in the Sea
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, pictures, unusual, wildlife, world )

- 14 days ago -
In honor of World Octopus Day (Oct. 8th), weâEUR(TM)re sharing why octopuses are the absolute coolest animals out there.
Tell Hershey's You're Outraged By Its Sham GMO Labels!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, GMO Labeling, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 15 days ago -
Shame on Hershey's! It'is the first company to announce that it intends to use Big Food's sham QR codes to disclose GMO ingredients.
How the Monsanto Tribunal Will Hold Agribusiness Corporations Accountable - and What You Can Do to Help
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agribusiness, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 15 days ago -
In the last century, Monsanto and other big agribusiness corporations have promoted and profited from chemical-intensive methods of food production that have poisoned people, destroyed biodiversity, pushed small farmers off their land, polluted the...
Uproar Over Sonoma County's Handling of National Heirloom Exposition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: abuse, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, eco-friendly, greenproducts, healthy, humans )

- 21 days ago -
Vendors and exhibitors at a popular natural foods event contend they were harassed and unfairly targeted by Sonoma County health inspectors who cracked down this week with fees and fines, as well as permit requirements.
Largest-Ever Study Finds GM Crops Increased Herbicide Use By 28 Percent
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, herbicide, health, humans, Sustainabililty )

- 21 days ago -
A new study has found that widespread adoption of genetically modified crops has increased the use of weed-killing herbicides as weeds become more resistant, while decreasing the use of insecticides.
Bird of the Week: Lucy's Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, green, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 21 days ago -
At 4.25 inches, the tiny gray Lucy's Warbler is the smallest North American Warbler. It's known as the "desert" or "mesquite" warbler, accurate nicknames for a species that nests almost entirely in the Sonoran Desert.
Bird of the Week: Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 42 days ago -
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 )

- 53 days ago -
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...
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