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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
- 2 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
- 3 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
- 3 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
- 6 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
- 12 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
- 18 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.
A Palace Was Unearthed Where Legend Places King Arthur's Birthplace
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, world )

Kathy
- 18 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The first extensive written account of King Arthur came around 1138, when historian Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote History of the Kings of Britain. Even at the time, Monmouth's story was not accepted by many other scholars of his day. But over the centuries,
How One GMO Nearly Took Down the Planet
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 19 days ago - truth-out.org
In the early 1990s, a European genetic engineering company was preparing to field test its genetically modified version of Klebsiella planticola, which it had tested in the lab and presumed to be safe. But...
Crime In The Fields: How Monsanto And Scofflaw Farmers Hurt Soybeans In Arkansas
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, dicamba, ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, Monsanto, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - npr.org
When Tom Barber, a scientist at the University of Arkansas who studies weeds, drives the country roads of eastern Arkansas this summer, his trained eye can spot the damage: soybean leaves contorted into cup-like shapes.
 
 
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