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Plastic-Eating Bugs? It's a Great Story - But ThereâEUR(TM)s a Sting in the Tail
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, news, plastic waste, protection, world )

Kathy
- 15 hours ago - theguardian.com
Caterpillars that can munch up plastic bags have just been identified, fuelling excited speculation that this could one day eliminate global pollution from plastic waste.
Arizona Sky Village's Residents Have One Rule: 'Turn Off Your Goddamned Lights'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, dark sky, environment, energy, greenliving, interesting, Light Pollution, protection )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - theguardian.com
Take a nighttime drive into Arizona Sky Village, in a remote valley in south-east Arizona, and the only thing you can see clearly are the millions of stars twinkling overhead. Beyond the light show, the sky is a deep inky black, and the ground below...
Bird of the Week: Lewis's Woodpecker
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Lewis's Woodpecker was first noted by Meriwether Lewis during the historic Lewis and Clark expedition, and later was officially named and described by famed ornithologist Alexander Wilson. This unusual woodpecker is notable for its flycatching habits and
BREAKING: Trump Pushes GMOs in Executive Order - Take Action
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, government, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
President Trump has just signed a new Executive Order, this time specifically on agriculture, directing the Secretary of Agriculture to undertake a 180-day review to "identify and eliminate" what Trump says are "unnecessary regulations".
Protect Lawful Medical Marijuana Programs-Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, politics, medical marijuana, health, u.s. )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - act.norml.org
Since 2014, members of Congress have passed annual spending bills that have included a provision protecting those who engage in the state-sanctioned use and dispensing of medical cannabis from undue prosecution by the Department of Justice.
Trump Forest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - trumpforest.com
Trump wants to bring back coal despite scientists telling us we cannot afford to burn it, and despite economists telling us there's more money and jobs to be made in renewable energy. So we're planting a forest to soak up the extra greenhouse gases...
Bird of the Week: Chestnut-Sided Warbler
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - abcbirds.org
Chestnut-sided Warbler was not well known before the 1800s; prominent ornithologists such as Audubon and Wilson seldom saw the bird and knew little about it. Like the Golden-winged Warbler, this bird nests in semi-open, brushy areas, so could only be...
Not Just For Foreign Foods: Fair-Trade Label Comes To U.S. Farms
Business  (tags: americans, farming, GoodNews, Fair-Trade, humans, society )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - npr.org
Workers at a tomato farm in Nogales, Ariz., got a check this month for more than $30,000. And they expect more money to come. The approximately 130 workers of Wholesum Harvest are still deciding how to spend the money, but they say their initial...
Monsanto Tribunal Judges Slam Monsanto Over Violation of Human Rights
World  (tags: conflict, crime, ethics, ecocide, freedoms, HumanRights, interesting, genetic engineering, GMOs, news, Monsanto, world )

Kathy
- 10 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
Today the five international judges for the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion, which include key conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on the need for important changes to international laws governing multinational corporations.
Did You Know You're a Major Funder of Scientific Research? Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, science )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - iheartopendata.org
We should be able to see work we pay for. The public should have full, open access to publicly-funded research, free of cost and available online. Open access to data will help individual entrepreneurs, researchers and consumers build on and use...
 
 
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