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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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Anthony Samsel on the Effects of Glyphosate Part 1 New Version Edited by Ryan Wirick - YouTube

Link to study: http://www.mdpi.com/1099-4300/15/4/1416 Anthony Samsel of the Glyphosate paper by Samsel and Seneff, discusses the effects of glyphosate ( the...
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Contaminated Drinking Water (Extra Scene from 'Toxic Waste in the US: Coal Ash')

In this extra scene, a couple living near a coal ash pond in Dukeville, North Carolina, speak about how finding out that their drinking water is contaminated shone a new light on the illnesses in their family and in the neighborhood over the years.
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Underpaying Adjuncts Hurts Full-Time Professors and Students Too

Underpaying Adjuncts Hurts Full-Time Professors and Students Too | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Adjunct faculty will participate in a nationwide walkout on February 25 to demand better pay and benefits.
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There's Been HOW Many Pipeline Spills in Alberta in The Last Four Months??

There's Been HOW Many Pipeline Spills in Alberta in The Last Four Months?? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Alberta, Canada is basically a petro state. Oil and gas production rule everything and it's happening everywhere in the north of the province. Pipelines criss cross ...
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Morning Reads: Infamous Corporate Hit Man Targets Obama’s Global Warming Regs

Morning Reads: Infamous Corporate Hit Man Targets Obama’s Global Warming Regs | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Good morning — and Happy Flag Day to our friends in Mexico!
Today also marks the 24th anniversary of the beginning of Operation Desert Sabre — the ground phase of the first US Gulf War.
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Obama’s Expected Keystone Pipeline Veto Is Likely to Be the First in a Wave

Obama’s Expected Keystone Pipeline Veto Is Likely to Be the First in a Wave | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
President Obama’s veto of the pipeline bill this week, the third and most significant one of his six years in office, would most likely be followed by others.
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It’s arrived: The evolution of clean power & data centers

It’s arrived: The evolution of clean power & data centers | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The world’s largest internet companies are turning to clean power to run their data centers like never before.
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The New App to Download Before Your Next Trip to the Supermarket

The New App to Download Before Your Next Trip to the Supermarket | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
OpenLabel crowdsources data on products’ sustainability and labor practices along with your friends’ opinions.
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FDA finds majority of herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target don’t contain what they claim – instead cheap fillers like wheat and soy powder

FDA finds majority of herbal supplements at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, and Target don’t contain what they claim – instead cheap fillers like wheat and soy powder | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
New York is demanding that GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart pull supplements from their shelves after the remedies were found to be full of fraudulent ingredients.
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USDA Approves GMO Arctic Apples Despite Opposition » EcoWatch

USDA Approves GMO Arctic Apples Despite Opposition » EcoWatch | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the Okanagan Specialty Fruits’ genetically engineered Arctic Apples. These apples are engineered to resist
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EPA Report Finds Pesticide Poses Risk to Workers, Spurs Calls for Ban

EPA Report Finds Pesticide Poses Risk to Workers, Spurs Calls for Ban | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
An insecticide used on corn and other US crops poses health risks to workers.
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Regenerative Agriculture helps improve soil health

Regenerative Agriculture helps improve soil health | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
By Trevor Lennox, Regional Forage Specialist, Saskatchewan Agriculture
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New Technology Stops Illegal Fishing on the Seas - Voice of America (blog)

New Technology Stops Illegal Fishing on the Seas - Voice of America (blog) | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
New Technology Stops Illegal Fishing on the Seas









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Google & SolarCity partner on $750M fund for rooftop solar

Google & SolarCity partner on $750M fund for rooftop solar | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Solar installer and financier SolarCity announced on Thursday that it plans to raise a $750 million fund to invest in installing solar panels on the rooftops of home owners, and $300 million of that fund will come from tech giant Google.
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Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
If you enjoy eating exotic mushrooms, are interested in their nutritional and medicinal value and if you would like to learn how to establish mushrooms in your yard, garden or woods, Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World by Paul Stamets will not disappoint you.
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The 15 Best Urban Chicken Coops On The Internet | PowerfulPrimates.com

The 15 Best Urban Chicken Coops On The Internet | PowerfulPrimates.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The style of chicken coop used can say a lot about a person. There are many old barns, sheds and cars worn down from old age that house chickens. An urban chicken coop usually can’t be as sloppy in terms of space. Instead, things are well measured and possibly built-in to the environment. Here are some …
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Here's What Big Oil Has in the Pipeline if Keystone Fails | BillMoyers.com

Here's What Big Oil Has in the Pipeline if Keystone Fails | BillMoyers.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
New documents reveal TransCanada is planning an "oil route around Obama."
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Portland, Oregon Uses Toilet Turbines To Power City – Genius!

Portland, Oregon Uses Toilet Turbines To Power City – Genius! | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Portland, Oregon has started using something called toilet turbines as a source of renewable energy, and it’s one of those ideas that makes everyone slap their forehead and say, “of course!
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The Largest Coal Ash Pond in the US: Coal Ash (Part 2)

In the final part of our series, VICE News travels to Pennsylvania, home to the largest coal ash pond in the country, which continues to leak dangerous pollutants out into the community.
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Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty

Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Heifer International is a charity organization working to end hunger and poverty around the world by providing livestock and training to struggling communities.
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Paid by Monsanto

Paid by Monsanto | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Monsanto and its cohorts are feeding the world. What’s left of it when they get through is anyone’s guess.
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Lead and Cadmium in Food | As You Sow

Lead and Cadmium in Food | As You Sow | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Responding to published research showing high levels of heavy metals in commonly eaten food items, As You Sow began extensive independent laboratory testing of 42 chocolate products for lead and cadmium. We found that 26 of the chocolate products (~62%) contain lead and/or cadmium at levels in which one …
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Obama just killed American as Apple Pie and sold you out: USDA Approves new Kiss of Death GMO apple http://bit.ly/1KBUHx4 @food_democracy

Obama just killed American as Apple Pie and sold you out: USDA Approves new Kiss of Death GMO apple http://bit.ly/1KBUHx4 @food_democracy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Obama just killed American as Apple Pie and sold you out: USDA Approves new Kiss of Death GMO apple http://bit.ly/1KBUHx4 @food_democracy
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10 Home Remedies to Remove Skin Tags | Love Live Health - Part 10

10 Home Remedies to Remove Skin Tags | Love Live Health - Part 10 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Skin tags are small, benign growths that usually appear on the underarms, eyelids, and along the folds of the neck. While not dangerous, they can be very u. - Part 10
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How to Use the 11 Best Natural Antibiotics | The Healthy Home Economist

How to Use the 11 Best Natural Antibiotics | The Healthy Home Economist | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The 11 best natural antibiotics to fight infections and how to use them for which conditions.
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