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If $10 Million Isn't Enough to Buy a NO Vote on GMO Labeling, How About $14 Million?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, food, GMO labeling, genetic engineering, GMOs, protection, technology )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - fearlessrevolution.com
With more than $25 million poured in to defeat statewide GMO labeling ballot initiatives in 2014, a small cabal of multi-national biotech, pesticide and junk food companies seeks to buy the elections in Colorado and Oregon.
Beware the Corporate Takeover of Seed Under Many Guises
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, seed sovereignty, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - permaculturenews.org
New and existing legislations and treaties are increasingly restricting people's food rights and eroding agricultural biodiversity in favour of a handful of big seed corporations that are already monopolizing the world's seeds.
World's Largest Ever GMO Safety Study Set for London Launch
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, goodnews, genetic engineering, GMOs, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, study, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - sustainablepulse.com
According to the Media Advisory; "the $ 25 million 'Factor GMO' study will investigate the health effects of a genetically modified (GMO) crop that has been in our food and animal feed supplies for many years. It will answer the question: Is this GMO food
A Sprinkle of Compost Helps Rangeland Lock Up Carbon
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, protection, research, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - sfgate.com
A compost experiment that began seven years ago on a Marin County ranch has uncovered a disarmingly simple and benign way to remove carbon dioxide from the air, holding the potential to turn the vast rangeland of California and the world into a weapon aga
Threats to Americans, Ranked (By Actual Threat Instead of Media Hype)
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, ethics, health, humans, media, protection, diet, disease, risks )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - vox.com
Americans are inundated with media coverage and politicians warning them of dire threats: Ebola, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the war on Christmas. The truth, though, is that the most-hyped threats are often not actually that threatening
Agroecology: The Capitalist Elephant in the Room
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agroecology, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - ourfoodfuture.com
...the single most important benefit of agroecological methods is that, at a time when carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere represents one of the single biggest threats to humanity, our soils represent the only real options for directing that CO2.
Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods
Science & Tech  (tags: design, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, environment, health, humans, NewTechnology, safety, science, tech, technology, toxins, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - realfarmacy.com
Every human being in every developed nation on Earth, whether living in a rural or isolated area, in the middle of a large city, or near an industrialized area, now contains at least 700 contaminants in their body including pesticides, pthalates, benzenes
EPA: Those Bee-Killing Pesticides? They're Actually Pretty Useless
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, environment, farming, bees, food, neonicotinoids, pesticides, health, Sustainabililty, Bayer, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - motherjones.com
So, there's this widely used class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, marketed by chemical giants Bayer and Syngenta, that have emerged as a prime suspect in honeybee collapse, and may also be harming birds and water-borne critters. But at least they
How the Growth of Monoculture Crops Is Destroying Our Planet and Still Leaving Us Hungry
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, ecosystems, food, greenliving, health, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The future of our food is not looking so hot thanks to the prevalence of monoculture agriculture. What is a monoculture you ask? Simply put a monoculture is a single crop repeatedly grown on the same land. Major crops that are grown as a monoculture are..
2014 STONE AGE AWARDS - Cast Your Vote
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, globalwarming, government, humans, pollution )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - action.nextgenclimate.org
We're calling out climate change deniers who spout grossly misinformed, prehistoric statements about the scientific facts of climate change. Vote now for the politician who most deserves NextGen Climate's Stone Age Award.
 
 
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