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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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Dining Out: Coriander adds Armenian spice to Carytown

Dining Out: Coriander adds Armenian spice to Carytown | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Walking through Carytown, you might miss Coriander’s unassuming and small facade. But tucked inside this narrow eatery, owner Elizabet Bandazian and her team make good food with big flavors.
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Why on Earth Did the Feds Approve a High-Pressure Gas Pipeline Near a Nuke Plant?

Why on Earth Did the Feds Approve a High-Pressure Gas Pipeline Near a Nuke Plant? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Nuclear safety expert: "We're talking tens of millions of people who could be endangered."
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Sounding Off On GMOs: The Arctic Apple Decision - Growing Produce

Sounding Off On GMOs: The Arctic Apple Decision - Growing Produce | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service recently deregulated two genetically modified apple varieties, Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, finding they are not likely to have a significant impact on the human environment.
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Beijing to shut down all major coal plants by 2016

Beijing to shut down all major coal plants by 2016 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
China’s capital city recently announced plans to shut down the last of its remaining coal plants by 2016 - in favor of gas-fired electricity plants.
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The Truth Behind America's Meat Industry

The Truth Behind America's Meat Industry | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
PBS series ‘Food Forward’ takes a look at America's food-industrial complex and how we can band together to put an end to it.
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'I Was Never a Dancer, But I Can Dance in the Water'

'I Was Never a Dancer, But I Can Dance in the Water' | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
This article was originally published at http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/388553/the-harlem-honeys-and-bears/
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Can social enterprise help 700 million who lack access to clean water?

Can social enterprise help 700 million who lack access to clean water? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Traditional divisions between NGOs, charities and businesses are blurring with new collaborative projects on water
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New Way to Identify Pesticide-Free, Non-GMO Food

New Way to Identify Pesticide-Free, Non-GMO Food | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Organic farmers can have their products certified at a cost less than the USDA's certification program. Eco-conscious shoppers now have an alternative to o
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The world's looming water catastrophe - CBS News

The world's looming water catastrophe - CBS News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
U.N. report: Countries across the globe could suffer a 40 percent water deficit in only 15 years
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Are Quinoa, Chia Seeds, and Other "Superfoods" a Scam?

Are Quinoa, Chia Seeds, and Other "Superfoods" a Scam? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Sure, trendy ingredients work like magic—for industry's bottom line.
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Okanagan residents react to Arctic Apple approval by Health Canada - Globalnews.ca

Okanagan residents react to Arctic Apple approval by Health Canada - Globalnews.ca | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
While it may be good for Okanagan Specialty Fruits, the company behind the apple, the Okanagan Fruit Growers’ Association (BCFGA) has some concerns.
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Avoiding apples altogether and letting companies know you intend to avoid their products with apples is the best way to have control over your apple foods in the USA and Canada.

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Ewart: Obama's new fracking rules no threat to U.S. oil boom

Ewart: Obama's new fracking rules no threat to U.S. oil boom | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
U.S. President Barack Obama's "green agenda" was expanded Friday to include new restrictions on fracking, although for all of the political rhetoric the new rules don't threaten what has been bille...
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GMO bill intensifies federal food fight - The Hill

GMO bill intensifies federal food fight - The Hill | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Debate over labeling genetically engineered ingredients has resurfaced in the GOP Congress.
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The controversial rise of the 'Food Babe' - New York Post

The controversial rise of the 'Food Babe' - New York Post | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
It’s been a big month for menu changes at the nation’s largest food companies, including: Dunkin’ Donuts will remove the whitening agent titanium dioxide from its powdered donuts. McDonald’s and Co...
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Choppy waters for Cory Environment's owners - Telegraph.co.uk

Choppy waters for Cory Environment's owners - Telegraph.co.uk | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Lenders could seize control of the 146-year old River Thames barge company
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Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab house produces more energy than it consumes

Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab house produces more energy than it consumes | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
ArchiBlox unveiled Australia’s first carbon-positive prefab home that’s packed with eco-friendly features and gorgeous to boot.
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Email - [[S1:first_name:Member]]: Help Us Make Mississippi's Future Brighter! - Sierra Club

Email - [[S1:first_name:Member]]: Help Us Make Mississippi's Future Brighter! - Sierra Club | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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End-of-Day Wrap-Up: California Dries Up

End-of-Day Wrap-Up: California Dries Up | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters What's Happening: California's Running Dry The state's historic drought continues as its warmest-ever winter draws to a close.
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A New Series of Water-Activated Artworks on Seattle Sidewalks that Only Appear When It Rains

A New Series of Water-Activated Artworks on Seattle Sidewalks that Only Appear When It Rains | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Notorious for its rainy weather, Seattle is the perfect home for this new series of water-activated interactive artworks, illustrations, and hidden messages that only appear when wet.
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Amy's Kitchen recalls frozen food over possible listeria-tainted spinach - Washington Post

Amy's Kitchen recalls frozen food over possible listeria-tainted spinach - Washington Post | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
About 74,000 cases of lasagnas and other items are being pulled off shelves.
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Why Do Americans Hate Negotiating With Their Enemies?

Why Do Americans Hate Negotiating With Their Enemies? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Hikingartist.com/Flickr Furious Republican opposition to a deal over Iran’s nuclear program may look like another example of political partisanship and personal animosity toward Barack Obama.
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Nestle Continues Stealing World’s Water During Drought

Nestle Continues Stealing World’s Water During Drought | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Arrowhead Mountain Water Company bottling plant, owned by Swiss conglomerate Nestle, on the Morongo Indian Reservation near Cabazon, Calif. Photo credit: Damian Dovarganes/AP.

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Extreme local + organic food growing in hyperdense Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the densest cities in the world and while there has been much land set aside for reforestation, there is practically no space to grow their own food. Steve Cran is a permacultu...
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Homemade Almond Milk - Food Hack

1 cup of almond nut 3 cups of water 1/4 tsp vanilla extract Subscribe to my 2nd channel https://www.youtube.com/user/origami768 If you want to know what i am up to follow me on: https://instagram...
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