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Michael Pollan: ItâEUR(TM)s Time to Choose Climate-Friendly Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, food, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 6 hours ago -
When the international climate negotiators assembling in Paris this week sit down for dinner, they might reflect on the climate impact of their meal.
Opinion: In GMO Debate, Science Used By Both Sides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 7 hours ago -
Recent comments by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., at the Bay Farm Research Center in Columbia, Mo., characterize one of the analytical tools at stake in many of the policy debates facing contemporary agriculture. "It's ironic to me that the same group..."
Wampis Nation of the Peruvian Amazon Declares the Creation of the First Autonomous Indigenous Government in Peru
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, environment, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, society )

- 7 hours ago -
The Wampis nation has declared the formation of its autonomous territorial government with the election of the first representatives and the approval and publication of its Statute, the legal framework which they will use to govern the territory. In a...
Isis Mocked With Rubber Ducks as Internet Fights Terror With Humour
World  (tags: conflict, freedoms, humans, interesting, society, terrorism, violence, world )

- 1 day ago -
If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, could it in fact be an Islamic State militant? As world leaders scratch their heads about the best method to defeat the terror of Isis, internet users have come up with their own way...
GMOS Are 125 Times More Deadly Than Previously Thought   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, glyphosate, GMOs, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, Roundup, world )

- 1 day ago -
GMOs are having a profound impact on our health, both personal and environmental. However, recent studies show that this technology is up to 125 times more deadly than we thought.
Four-Year Court Battle Pitting Sugar Against Corn Syrup Ends in Secret Agreement
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, HFCS, lies, money, sugar )

- 2 days ago -
Ten days into the sugar vs. high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) jury trial, it's over. All the parties-and there were many in Western Sugar Cooperative, et al. v. Archer Daniels-Midland Company-agreed to end it and pick up their own costs and attorneys'...
Agricultural Policy: Govern Our Soils
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, soil conservation, Sustainabililty, world )

- 2 days ago -
Eighty years ago, in 1935, soils were for the first time officially recognized as a limited national resource that should be responsibly managed. In the wake of the catastrophic erosion that caused the infamous Dust Bowl drought, the US government passed
FDA's Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon Based on Bad Science, Say Consumer Advocates
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, food, frankenfish, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, Sustainabililty, world )

- 2 days ago -
More than 20 years after the first genetically engineered plant hit American grocery stores, the FDA has approved the first transgenic animal for human consumption: a salmon.
Bird of the Week: Coppery-Chested Jacamar
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 3 days ago -
Of the 18 jacamar species, this is one of the most range-restricted and threatened. It is mainly at risk from loss of forest habitat resulting from human settlement, agriculture, mining, and road-building.
Owner of Vermont Organic Dairy Farm and Harvard Biology Graduate Educates the NOSB on the Meaning of 'Organic'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 3 days ago -
In my 1924 edition of Webster's New International Dictionary it says 'organic' means "acting as an instrument of nature" and âEURoeforming a complex, self-determined, unity". To me and to many others here today...
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