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Rethinking the oilsands impact

Rethinking the oilsands impact | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
For years, industry and government have treated oilsands pollution studies like unwanted party guests — ignore them, and they just might go away.

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These articles address food, water and environment issues that relate to farmers and consumers to enable their personal and local control over those matters
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How To Create A Complete Self-Sustaining Homestead On 1-Acre of Land

How To Create A Complete Self-Sustaining Homestead On 1-Acre of Land | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
SHARING IS CARING!238k1561kIf You Have the Passion, Here’s the Blueprint! Homesteaders love life. Yes, the days are often long but they don’t have to wake up each morning to dread the day thinking about dealing with an irritable boss or cranky customer. They also know that many of the things that other people do for …
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Dehydration Symptoms: Signs You Need More Water | Reader's Digest

Dehydration Symptoms: Signs You Need More Water | Reader's Digest | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Being thirsty and having dark pee are clear signs you’re dehydrated. But these less obvious symptoms of dehydration mean you need more water too.
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Heat is a problem now.
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Cell phone-related cancer for rats raises alarm

Cell phone-related cancer for rats raises alarm | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Could cell phone use cause cancer? Some studies fail to find an increased risk of brain tumors while others suggest greater risk.
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The computer that makes clean water, energy

The computer that makes clean water, energy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Touted by its creators as the "world's largest solar-powered computer," it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.
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10 steps to building a smart city

10 steps to building a smart city | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
As urban areas swell around the world, leaders are seeking better ways to accommodate citizens. Experts from a recent livechat offer advice
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Eric Larson's curator insight, June 27, 9:51 AM
Smart city?
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One of rarest fish dead after drunken rampage

One of rarest fish dead after drunken rampage | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Did a drunken man's skinny-dip in a Nevada wildlife refuge kill one of the world's rarest fish?
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More Than Half of What Americans Eat Is 'Ultra-Processed'

More Than Half of What Americans Eat Is 'Ultra-Processed' | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
And those foods account for 90 percent of U.S. added sugar intake, new research says.
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This Hidden Price of Air Pollution Is Costing the US Billions of Dollars | VICE News

Air pollution causes and estimated 16,000 premature births a year in the United States, costing billions of dollars, new research shows.
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20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Here are 20 foods that offer the most benefits pound for pound than any other foods on the planet.
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Healthy foods?
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States With Medical Marijuana Have Decreased Painkiller Deaths By Dramatic Amounts

States With Medical Marijuana Have Decreased Painkiller Deaths By Dramatic Amounts | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
***Check out the Holistic Cannabis Summit for everything experts are doing with Cannabis right now: http://bit.ly/1Rl3eIS*** Throughout the United States, prescription drug overdoses have been a major problem.
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How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste Into Electricity

How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste Into Electricity | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
At the Heartland Biogas Project, spoiled milk, old pet food and vats of grease combine with helpful bacteria in massive tanks to generate gas. It's all thanks to anaerobic digestion.
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This Artist Is Using 3D Printers To Revive Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS

This Artist Is Using 3D Printers To Revive Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
And she's making sure that anyone around the world can do the same.
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Pest-Proofing Your Garden Naturally | Gilmour

Pest-Proofing Your Garden Naturally | Gilmour | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Reaching for synthetic sprays and pellets when approaching a plant dilemma? Combat common pest problems, toxin-free, with these natural remedies.
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13 Genius Tricks to Guarantee You’ll Drink Enough Water

13 Genius Tricks to Guarantee You’ll Drink Enough Water | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Sneaky ways to power up your daily water intake and stay hydrated.
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Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules - NYTimes.com

Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules - NYTimes.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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'Tomato crisis' spreads panic in Nigeria

'Tomato crisis' spreads panic in Nigeria | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Making jollof rice, a beloved traditional dish in Nigeria, has suddenly become very expensive.
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Ministers reject plan for 'emergency' use of banned bee-harming pesticides

Ministers reject plan for 'emergency' use of banned bee-harming pesticides | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
National Farming Union’s application for banned pesticide use on oil seed rape crops is rejected as government rules against neonicotinoids for the first time
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Pesticides banned.
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Scientists use people power to find disease-resistant ash trees

Scientists use people power to find disease-resistant ash trees | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Walkers and other members of the public will be asked to help create new generation of healthy plants
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Disease resistant ash tree? 
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Warning: Supplements and medications may not mix

Warning: Supplements and medications may not mix | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Some pills may make certain drugs less effective or increase dangerous side effects.
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ExxonMobil Is Increasingly Being Singled Out for Its Role in Climate Change Deceit | VICE News

A growing number of attorneys general are investigating the company, as the Rockefeller Family Fund announces it is divesting from fossil fuels.
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Ex-Japan PM: nuclear power remains unsafe and too costly

Ex-Japan PM: nuclear power remains unsafe and too costly | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Naoto Kan, who presided over country during Fukushima disaster in 2011, cautions over plans to build new UK plants
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Braised Artichokes with Orange

Braised Artichokes with Orange | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Braised artichokes - baked for an hour, covered, in an unctuous slathering of olive oil, white wine, olives, mint, garlic and orange zest. Make them on a Sunday night, use them throughout the week to make your lunches A-plus.
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How a soil crisis caused by climate change may impact on global food production

How a soil crisis caused by climate change may impact on global food production | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The world is facing a soil crisis that could badly hit food production, according to alarming new research. A 17-year study into the effect of global warming on microbes – the tiny bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms that determine...
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No 'science for science sake': emails show CSIRO plans to abolish climate research

No 'science for science sake': emails show CSIRO plans to abolish climate research | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Australia's national science organisation will stop "doing science for science sake" and no longer do "public good" work unless it i
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