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European Commission To Ban Heirloom Seeds and Criminalize Plants & Seeds Not Registered With Govt - Collective Evolution
Environment  (tags: Article and Global petition to sign, Environment, EU, Plants, Vegetables, Trees, Law, Food Control, Lack of Ethics, Bio-diversity loss )

- 1866 days ago -
The European Commission is changing the EU's plant legislation to The "Plant Reproductive Material Law" regulating ALL plants, vegetables and woodland trees. An annual fee will also be required to only grow produce from an EU approved list of seeds.
38 Hawaii Plants, Snails Gain Federal Protection
Environment  (tags: endangered, plants, mollusks, Hawaii, flowers, snails, protection )

- 2092 days ago -
The center and other environmental groups are urging the federal agency to finalize a proposal designating critical habitat for 135 species on the same islands where the 38 newly protected species are found.
Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, trees, plants )

- 2660 days ago -
The worlds most deadliest plants. The good news, most of the deadliest plants will kill you only if you eat them. If you wanted to find the Top 10 Most Poisonous Plants then you have come to the right place.
The Most Biodiverse Place on Earth Threaten By Oil
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, destruction, amazonia, animales, animals, biodiversity, Ecuator, highest, new map, oil threat, Peru, plants, world, )

- 2709 days ago -
A new map shows the importance of Yasuni National Park as the most biodiverse ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere, and maybe even on Earth. Scientists released the map along with the UN General Assembly to save the park from oil exploration through dona..
Environs Prompt Advantageous Gene Mutations as Plants Grow; Changes Passed to Progeny
Environment  (tags: Environment, Plants, Progeny, DNA sample, Gene Mutations )

- 2787 days ago -
If a person were to climb a towering redwood and take a sample from the top and a sample from the bottom of the tree, a comparison would show that the two DNA samples are different.
Millions of Tonnes of Wood Being Wasted Every Year
Environment  (tags: wood, woodfuel, plants, trees, environment )

- 2795 days ago -
At least two million tonnes of unused woodfuel supplies a year could be used to heat rural schools, businesses and other buildings, the Forestry Commission has said.
Plant Clinics Scheme to Boost Food Security
Environment  (tags: Plants, plant clinic, food security )

- 2837 days ago -
A "plant clinic" scheme to improve food security in developing nations has received a £6.8m boost from the UK and Swiss governments.The clinics, similar to human doctors' surgeries, offer local farmers advice on how to treat pests and diseases.
First Rainforests Arose When Plants Solved Plumbing Problem
Environment  (tags: Rainforests, Environment, Plants, Science, Research )

- 2850 days ago -
A team of scientists, including several from the Smithsonian Institution, discovered that leaves of flowering plants in the world's first rainforests had more veins per unit area than leaves ever had before.
Extinct Plants of New York City
Environment  (tags: Extinct Plants, New York, plants, environment, climate )

- 2867 days ago -
Of the 1,357 plant species that once thrived in New York City, only 771 are still found there. The main reasons behind the loss of most plants from the area are human-related: habitat destruction and the introduction of pests and diseases to the area.
Plants Cloned as Seeds: Hybrids That Breed True Would Be Major Advance for Crop Plants
Environment  (tags: Plants, Hybrids, Seeds, Environment, Breeding, Crop varieties )

- 2922 days ago -
Plants have for the first time been cloned as seeds. The research by aUC Davis plant scientists and their international collaborators, published Feb. 18 in the journal Science,
Plants In Nuked Soil: Less Talking, More Growing
Environment  (tags: Plants, Nuked Soil, Growing, Environment, Study )

- 2923 days ago -
Plants seem to tolerate the high radiation levels found in the soil near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster. Both soybeans and flax showed changes in their proteins,
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, destruction, protection, oceans, marine life, plants, conservation )

- 2968 days ago -
Where a plastic patch (twice the size of Texas) is found on the Pacific, the Mediterranean has over 250 billion microscopic plastic bits. Demand protections and an action plan to our protection
'Greener' Climate Prediction Shows Plants Slow Warming
Environment  (tags: Green, Climate, NASA, Warming, Plants )

- 2997 days ago -
A new NASA computer modeling effort has found that additional growth of plants and trees in a world with doubled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would create a new negative feedback -- a cooling effect -- in the Earth's climate system that could work...
Chocolate Supply Threatened By Cocoa Crisis
Environment  (tags: Chocolate, Cocoa Crisis, nature, environment, food, plants )

- 3024 days ago -
Chocolate was once the drink of Mayan and Aztec kings. Now a cocoa shortage may make chocolate an exclusive luxury again.Chocolate could become as rare as caviar, said John Mason of the Ghana-based Nature Conservation Research Council.
Climate Change Tipping Points for Populations, Not Just Species: Survival, Reproduction of Thousands of Arctic and Alpine Plants
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Earth, Populations, Plants, species, environment )

- 3046 days ago -
As Earth's climate warms, species are expected to shift their geographical ranges away from the equator or to higher elevations.

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