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Ideology Prevents Wheat Growers From Converting to More Profitable Methods, New Study Shows
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, humans, interesting, organic, society, sustainable, technology )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - phys.org
U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of ideology their personal beliefs about organic farming âEUR" rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Arkansas
Bird of the Week: Pin-Tailed Manakin
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 8 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Like many species of the dwindling Atlantic Forest region, this bird's population is likely in decline because of ongoing habitat destruction. Pin-tailed Manakins can be found in the Mata do Passarinho reserve...
Who Says GMOs Are Safe? (and Who Says They're Not)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, world )

Kathy
- 22 hours ago - beyond-gm.org
No article questioning the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods is complete without a rebuttal consisting of reassuring comments to the effect that every credible scientific and government organisation has said that GM foods are safe. Take for examp
Agroecology and the Disappearing Yield Gap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, greenproducts, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - foodfirst.org
The more scientists actually study agroecology, the better it looks. The largest meta-analysis to date comparing yields of organic and conventional agriculture concluded that the "yield gap" between the two is much smaller than previously assumed and for
9 Hours Ago China's Hard Line on Biotech Burns US Hay
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, genetic engineering, GMO contamination, GMO alfalfa, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - theglobaldairy.com
...the U.S. industry has two problems: its definition of what qualifies as non-biotech may not be strict enough to meet tougher Chinese standards, and there is evidence biotech genes have spread to non-biotech crops.
Congress To Nutritionists: Don't Talk About The Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, health, humans, nutrition )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - npr.org
A government-appointed group of top nutrition experts, assigned to lay the scientific groundwork for a new version of the nation's dietary guidelines, decided earlier this year to collect data on the environmental implication of different food choices.
2014: International Year of Family Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, industrial farming, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - wdm.org.uk
...as agriculture has become more concentrated in the hands of huge transnational agribusinesses, hunger rates have actually increased: from 788m in 1995 to 925m in 2010. Essentially, the problem is not production levels but how food is distributed...
Elusive GM Safety Evidence
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO testing, health, protection, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - gmfreescotland.blogspot.co.uk
A review of the scientific evidence on the relationship between GM crops and animal health has just been published. This carefully constructed search for a robust body of studies concluded that the task was "impossible" to do "properly" because of the fra
Chik-Fil-A Loses Dumb Battle to Kale Enthusiast
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, usa )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - grist.org
A small victory for sustainable food activism: A Vermont man and local agriculture advocate was able to defeat an intellectual property suit brought against him by a fast food chain.
These Statistics Prove GMOs Are Absolutely Not 'Feeding America'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, hunger, health, humans, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - naturalsociety.com
You would not imagine hunger plaguing the suburbs of America, but citizens living in cities like Houston, Detroit, and even sunny Fresno, California or Orlando, Florida worry about feeding their families every month. Surely these people are benefited by
 
 
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