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How Rotterdam Got a Floating Forest
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, eco-friendly, environment, green, greenproducts, humans, sustainable, world, Rotterdam, floating forest )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - thestar.com
What do you do if your city has run out of room for green space? Jeroen Everaert of Rotterdam, Netherlands, came up with the idea of planting trees on the water.
Lawmakers Call for British Trials of Genetically Modified Insects :>(
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, Aedes Aegypti, genetically modified insects, scientists, Oxitec, OX513A, dengue, Brazil, microcephaly, intrauterine )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Britain should challenge "woefully inadequate" European regulations & launch field trials of genetically modified insects that are designed to wipe out disease-carrying bugs that harm crops & people. GMI like the Aedes Aegypti spreading Zika in Brazil?!
GMO Engineering May Be a Cause of the Human ZIKA Virus Results in Children
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, government, habitat, healthconditions, humans, nature, research, science, world )

John
- 5 days ago - theecologist.org
23 hrs · 'promiscuous' transposons have found special favour with genetic engineers, whose goal is to create 'universal' systems for transferring genes into any and every species on earth. Almost none of the geneticists has considered the hazards
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - mnn.com
Gardeners can buy the Franklin tree, sometimes called America's lost camellia, in selected plant nurseries, but they won't find it in the wild. There have been no confirmed sightings in nature of the small tree with its white camellia-looking flowers...
Repeal OregonâEUR(TM)s "Monsanto Protection Act"
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenproducts, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - gmofreeusa.org
GMO cross-contamination in Oregon is not a hypothetical situation - it is a real and present danger. In 2014, GMO wheat that was never approved for commercial cultivation was found growing in E. Oregon, and that discovery caused Asian buyers to cancel...
Protect Greater Sage Grouse From Mining! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Anna
- 22 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
Sage Grouse are the Pulse of the Sage Brush Ecosystem! The greater sage-grouse is an umbrella species, emblematic of the health of the sagebrush habitat it shares with more than 350 other kinds of wildlife, including world-class populations of mule deer
Infinito Gold: Repect the Vote, Drop Your Suit Against Costa Rica PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 1 day ago - org.salsalabs.com
Las Crucitas mine would destroy protected forests Canadian mining company Infinito Gold wants to build the Las Crucitas mine in Costa RicaâEUR(TM)s Cerros Crucitas: a pristine, protected forest area that is home to several endangered species.
Applaud Protection of 85 Percent of Essential Rainforest PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

Anna
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Applaud efforts to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest from logging and development.
Tell the Department of Environmental Quality: We All Deserve Clean Air PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, pollution )

Anna
- 1 day ago - sierra.force.com
The Southeast community of Newport News is disproportionately affected by air pollution. Currently, the DEQ is reviewing the Mica Company of Canada facility's air pollution permit.
Open Thread - 2/5/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
 
 
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