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USDA Shifts GMO Labeling Policy for Meat, Eggs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, greenproducts, GMO labeling, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 5 hours ago -
The USDA will allow meat and eggs to be labeled as being raised without genetically engineered feed, marking a departure from the agency's previous policy.
Humans Are Blind to Plants. Can We Get Over It?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, endangered, green, healthy, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 6 hours ago -
If nature-lovers and conservationists must fight for attention in a society where far more people recognize Kim Kardashian than a pileated woodpecker, imagine what it's like for devotees of plants.
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 )

- 8 hours 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...
This Gigantic Flower Carpet in Brussels Is Made of 600,000 Blooms
Offbeat  (tags: culture, interesting, pictures, unusual, world )

- 2 days ago -
An enormous carpet made of flowers blossomed earlier this month in Brussels Grand Place in Belgium. Filled with images of flowers, birds, and the sea, this 1000-square-meter tapestry was created to celebrate 150 years of friendship between Belgium and
Opponents Of Fossil Fuel Exports Rally Around Lummi Totem Pole Journey
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 2 days ago -
A 22-foot-long totem pole carved by members of the Lummi Nation is making its way from Bellingham, traveling 5,000 miles across the U.S. and Canada. The colorful sculpture is the focal point for a tribal journey meant to unify native people with their all
Victoria (B.C.) Councillors Unified on Opposition to GMO Foods
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, sustainable )

- 2 days ago -
Genetically engineered crops, plants and trees are not welcome in Victoria. City councillors have unanimously backed a multi-part motion last week calling for a suite of rules and scientific protocols to restrict and monitor genetically modified plants
Bra Company Requires Male Employees To Wear Fake Boobs To Understand WomenâEUR(TM)s Needs
Offbeat  (tags: culture, health, interesting, off-beat, society, women, world )

- 4 days ago -
Once a year, the CEO of this company asks all male employees to wear size E simulated breasts so they might understand what women experience.
Say You Want to Stop the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, propaganda, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, trade )

- 4 days ago -
We likely have a very narrow window to defeat the disastrous Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal in the lame duck Congress. We must redouble our opposition to TPP to make sure it fails.
Junk Food Veggies   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, greenproducts, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 4 days ago -
Short video about our food.
Bird of the Week: Common Nighthawk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 4 days ago -
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.
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