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Relocation of Endangered Fish Spurs Recovery in Grand Canyon [Slide Show]: Scientific American

Relocation of Endangered Fish Spurs Recovery in Grand Canyon [Slide Show]: Scientific American | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Against long odds, a milestone is reached in the efforts to improve the humpback chub's chances of survival

 

Some 300 fish took a most unusual trip. Freshly delivered from their winter base camp at a hatchery in southeastern New Mexico earlier this year, the live swimmers—ensconced in aerated coolers—were helicoptered to the base of a dazzling turquoise-blue waterfall in the remote western region of Grand Canyon National Park.


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Here is hopeful news for the efforts in recovering the ecologically lost past.

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Save America's Bees from Toxic Pesticides!

Save America's Bees from Toxic Pesticides! | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Chemical giants Dow and Syngenta want to expand the use of two pesticides that could have deadly consequences for bees. Tell the EPA to reject this reckless proposal and save America's bees. Then, please BEE THE BUZZ and share this post!
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How Gluten Destroys Thyroid Health

How Gluten Destroys Thyroid Health | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
By Dr. Edward F. Group
Guest Writer for Wake Up World
I have already discussed my disdain for gluten in previous articles, citing numerous research studies reporting its negative effects on the brain and digestive health.
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No Naturally Occurring Fluoride Is Added To Drinking Water – See What’s Really Added

No Naturally Occurring Fluoride Is Added To Drinking Water – See What’s Really Added | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The resistance against water fluoridation might be a different story if the naturally occurring element of fluoride was added to our water. Fluoride is found in all natural waters, levels can be very high in groundwater, depending on a number of...
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California's Underground Water War

California's Underground Water War | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Grape vines march across wires strung along rolling hills, their little trunks improbably supporting heavy black fruit. Cindy Steinbeck’s family has been farming this land since 1920.
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The Spooky Way Plants Convince Other Plants to Let Themselves Get Killed

The Spooky Way Plants Convince Other Plants to Let Themselves Get Killed | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
In recent years, we’ve learned more and more about the ways plants communicate — Quanta Magazine‘s story “The Secret Language of Plants” is a good starting point — and new research from a Virginia Tech scientist gives us some insight into plant...
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Before and After: The West Has Lost 63 Trillion Gallons of Water During Drought - Mashable

Before and After: The West Has Lost 63 Trillion Gallons of Water During Drought - Mashable | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
BBC News Before and After: The West Has Lost 63 Trillion Gallons of Water During Drought Mashable According to a new study published in the journal Science, the regional drought has cost the West about 240 gigatons of surface to near-surface water,...
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Developers dump the fountains as water concerns grow - Houston Chronicle

Developers dump the fountains as water concerns grow - Houston Chronicle | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Developers dump the fountains as water concerns grow
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Even as water gets more expensive, usage is rising. Some of that is due to growth, but an uneducated consumer population is also partly to blame, Houghton said.
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Water issues rising, are you ready? - Farm and Dairy

Water issues rising, are you ready? - Farm and Dairy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Water issues rising, are you ready?
Farm and Dairy
In fact, I heard Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Director Steve Slack say in July, “We think water is a national security issue. ...
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Douglas County residents ponder GMO labeling ballot measure - NRToday.com

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Douglas County residents ponder GMO labeling ballot measure
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Supporters say altered crops pose potential health and environmental risks.
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Bioinsecticide Company, Vestaron, Raises $10M Series C from Cultivian - AgFunderNews

Bioinsecticide Company, Vestaron, Raises $10M Series C from Cultivian - AgFunderNews | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Kalamazoo-based insecticide company, Vestaron Corporation, recently closed a $10M Series C Preferred Stock.
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We should all be Eating more Turmeric, here’s Why…

We should all be Eating more Turmeric, here’s Why… | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
by RICK D. Who needs medication when nature gave us turmeric. Take a look at the incredible health benefits of this plant.
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Direct Air Capture Makes Pollution a Cash Cow - Newsweek

Newsweek Direct Air Capture Makes Pollution a Cash Cow Newsweek The temperatures needed to capture a ton of atmospheric carbon dioxide are "less than what is needed to boil your cup of tea," says Graciela Chichilnisky, founder of direct air capture...
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Industry Lobby Tries to Block Bill That Would Protect U.S. Waters from Plastic Microbeads

Industry Lobby Tries to Block Bill That Would Protect U.S. Waters from Plastic Microbeads | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A bill working its way through the California legislature to ban plastic microbeads from cosmetics...
The post Industry Lobby Tries to Block Bill That Would Protect U.S. Waters from Plastic Microbeads appeared first on EcoWatch.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Freeze Your Blueberries - Healthy Holistic Living

5 Reasons Why You Should Freeze Your Blueberries - Healthy Holistic Living | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
I think we’re all already aware that organic berries are very good for our overall health. The vitamins that they contain spread a number of benefits throughout our body, but is it possible to make...
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Naomi Klein on This Changes Everything, Her New Book About Climate Change - Vogue.com

Naomi Klein on This Changes Everything, Her New Book About Climate Change - Vogue.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Naomi Klein on This Changes Everything, Her New Book About Climate Change Vogue.com Her acolytes include everyone from prominent activists—“Naomi's work has sharpened and modernized what you could broadly categorize as 'the Left,' ” Arundhati Roy...
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The Dark Side of Almond Use

The Dark Side of Almond Use | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
This week another large study added to the body of known cardiovascular benefits of eating almonds.
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Massive Half-Mile-Long Crack Appears in Ground in Northern Mexico

Massive Half-Mile-Long Crack Appears in Ground in Northern Mexico | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Groundwater reserves can take centuries to recharge, so industrial-scale extraction of water for big agriculture...
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Brain-eating amoeba detected in St. John the Baptist Parish water - WDSU New Orleans

Brain-eating amoeba detected in St. John the Baptist Parish water - WDSU New Orleans | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Brain-eating amoeba detected in St. John the Baptist Parish water WDSU New Orleans During the ameba testing, DHH discovered the system was not in compliance with the State's emergency rule, which requires water systems to maintain a minimum...
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There's A Big Leak In America's Water Tower - NPR

There's A Big Leak In America's Water Tower - NPR | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
NPR There's A Big Leak In America's Water Tower NPR Scientists now say warming is scrambling the complex relationship between water and nature and could threaten some species with extinction as well as bring hardship to ranchers and farmers already...
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Legislators talk cheese, agriculture - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Legislators talk cheese, agriculture - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Legislators talk cheese, agriculture
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
But in particular, a shortage of workers interested in agriculture careers and securing necessary water sources were major issues of concern.
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How Technology Is Decoding the Secret Language of Nature - PSFK

How Technology Is Decoding the Secret Language of Nature - PSFK | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
How Technology Is Decoding the Secret Language of Nature PSFK You might think, well, you're just sharing information about asthma, but if one of your triggers is maple pollen, and you're applying for a job at Maple Grove Software, you probably...
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Water-starved countries in South Asia fill buckets with rice, not ice - Hindustan Times

Water-starved countries in South Asia fill buckets with rice, not ice - Hindustan Times | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Water-starved South Asian nations have devised their own answer to the Ice Bucket Challenge taking the social media world by storm, instead filling buckets with rice and other supplies for the needy.
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Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies identified

Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies identified | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The presence of Clostridia, a common class of gut bacteria, protects against food allergies, a new study in mice finds. The discovery points toward probiotic therapies for this so-far untreatable condition.
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GM food production ban proposed - VietNamNet Bridge

GM food production ban proposed - VietNamNet Bridge | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
VietNamNet Bridge GM food production ban proposed VietNamNet Bridge The ban on production of GM food will also go against the Biodiversity Law, certain decrees on food safety and GM animals, and the strategy for applying biotechnology to...
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Peabody Defies Mine Appeal Process in Rocky Branch Controversy

Peabody Defies Mine Appeal Process in Rocky Branch Controversy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
"I feel the Attorney General has abandoned us by dragging her feet and letting Peabody destroy a community...
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