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These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work
World  (tags: farming, labor, society, world )

Kathy
- 7 hours ago - npr.org
Mechanization has made the farming of many crops -- lettuce and tomatoes, among them -- a lot less labor intensive. But some crops are still tended and harvested by hand, and it can be painstaking work.
Indonesia Plans to Destroy Another 14 Million Hectares of Forest
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, forests, habitatdestruction, nature, trees, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 12 hours ago - alert-conservation.org
How big is 14 million hectares of forest? Imagine an area five times the size of Belgium. Or imagine 28 million football fields.
Protecting Confused Americans?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, GMO labeling, health, interesting, organic, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - gmfreescotland.blogspot.co.uk
"Nine ... Million ... Dollars ... In three months" That's how much US lobbyists spent in the first quarter of 2014 to keep Americans in the dark about the GMOs in their food
Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food To Everyone - For Free
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, healthy, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - collective-evolution.com
Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporat
Sign the Petition: We Have a Right to Know What's in Our Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineerng, green, greenproducts, health, GMO labeling, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Big Ag corporations don't want you to know what's in your food, so they oppose even basic requirements that genetically modified foods be labeled. Mandatory labeling is supported by consumers, farmers, nurses, and doctors across the U.S., and polls regula
Non-GMO Is a Trend, Not a Fad
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, family, food, greenliving, health, genetic engineerng, GMOs, interesting, organic, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - nongmoreport.com
A new report finds that consumer awareness and concern about genetically modified foods in the United States is increasing while usage of non-GMO food products is growing rapidly. The report, GMOs: What do US consumers really think of GMOs? was published
Global Ecosystem Collapse
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Sustainabililty, world, agro-ecology, permaculture )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - ecointernet.org
The global ecological system is collapsing and dying. Humanity wantonly destroys natural ecosystems and climatic patterns that provide all life's environmental habitats. Our one shared, overpopulated, ecologically diminished, abjectly unfair biosphere is
Be a Part of the Great Internet Slowdown
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, internet, government, FCC, internet slow lane, tech, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - tumblr.fightforthefuture.org
On September 10th, just a few days before the FCC's net neutrality comment deadline, internet users and tech companies will unite for the "Internet Slowdown" to show the world what's at stake if we lose net neutrality, the "First Amendment of the Internet
OCA's 'Put Monsanto on Ice!' Challenge
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineerng, GMOs, health, organic, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - organicconsumers.org
For every like of this video the OCA will donate to the Oregon labeling campaign.
Seeds of Slavery
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, biodiversity, environment, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - asianage.com
On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the "One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium" initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology trans
 
 
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