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Story of Stuff - Story Of Stuff

Story of Stuff - Story Of Stuff | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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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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Your drain on drugs: Meth in Baltimore's streams

Your drain on drugs: Meth in Baltimore's streams | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A new study finds aquatic life in Baltimore is being exposed to illegal drugs methamphetamine and amphetamine and it's having an impact on their growth.
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Italy changes law to encourage all supermarkets to give unsold food to needy

Italy changes law to encourage all supermarkets to give unsold food to needy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Italian government has overwhelmingly backed a new set of laws aimed at cutting down the vast amounts of food wasted in the country each year.
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6 Swimming Areas Closed Today for Water Quality

6 Swimming Areas Closed Today for Water Quality | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Six swimming areas in Connecticut are closed today because of water quality.
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Monsanto just made a massive mistake

Monsanto just made a massive mistake | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
One of its weed killers seems to be wiping out valuable crops, too. Oops.
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How a huge school of sharks 'flips the food pyramid' - BBC News

How a huge school of sharks 'flips the food pyramid' - BBC News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Ecologists discover a food web beneath the waves of French Polynesia that is both unusual and spectacular.
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More Ethanol Means More Toxic Water Pollution

More Ethanol Means More Toxic Water Pollution | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Some corn ethanol lobbyists are pushing to triple the amount of ethanol American fuel makers put into gasoline, moving from the current blend, called E10, or 90 percent gasoline and 10 percent corn ethanol to E30, which would be 70 percent gasoline...
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Water damage? Don’t panic!

Water damage? Don’t panic! | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
One of the most common photo restoration requests we get is to fix one form or another of water damage. Whether it’s humidity or more severe contact with water, water damage brings us a lot of photo restoration business.
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Coyote and Fox and Mesopredator Release

Coyote and Fox and Mesopredator Release | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
What changes a predator’s relationship with your farm? Relationships are two-sided, and human behavior has much to do with our relationships with predators. Here are two real life stories about just that.
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Woman Uses 500 Lush Plants To Turn Her Brooklyn Apartment Into Indoor Jungle

Woman Uses 500 Lush Plants To Turn Her Brooklyn Apartment Into Indoor Jungle | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Summer Rayne Oakes lives in an urban jungle, and I mean that literally. Because the environmental scientist (and plant whisperer. And bug collector. And model)
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Flint Water Crisis | Eclectablog

Flint Water Crisis | Eclectablog | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
RT @Eclectablog: Your daily "Days of #FlintWaterCrisis Inaction by the Snyder Admin" report for Aug 24, 2016 https://t.co/8SGjku1ViL https:…
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Do you really need to keep ketchup in the fridge?

Do you really need to keep ketchup in the fridge? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Here, microbiologist Dr Peter Barratt gives his verdict on just how chilled out we can be when it comes to keeping our condiments in the cupboard.
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California Slaps Health Warning Label on Popular Weed Killer

California Slaps Health Warning Label on Popular Weed Killer | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The most commonly found pesticide in U.S. ground and surface water – a toxic weed killer called atrazine – will now have to carry a warning label in the most populated state in the country.
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This is one of the gender bending chemicals that has the ability to gender bend a male frog and alter it's reproductive abilities to those of a female.
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Fish Pee, Coral's Number One Nutrient Supply, Cut by Fishing

Fish urine plays an important role in coral reefs' food chain—but unsustainable fishing can devastate this natural nutrient flow.
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After two decades of water loss progress, why are leakage levels still so high?

After two decades of water loss progress, why are leakage levels still so high? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The last 20 years have seen much progress towards addressing water losses in urban water distribution systems. So much so, that there basically seems n
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Message In A Bottle

Message In A Bottle | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
We’re calling for Deposit Return Systems to be introduced in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Civic pride 'can help sustain urban biodiversity' - BBC News

Civic pride 'can help sustain urban biodiversity' - BBC News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The establishment of community gardens in inner city areas can boost social and ecological wellbeing, suggest researchers.
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Fun Galleries | noisylist

Fun Galleries | noisylist | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Even just a small amount of cinnamon has been shown to help regulate blood sugar levels, curb cravings, and boost metabolism, so sprinkle some in your morning coffee or smoothie for a little boost.
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Demand Access to Clean Water and Sanitation by 2030.

Demand Access to Clean Water and Sanitation by 2030. | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Sign the petition and tweet at the Australian Prime Minister to prioritize improved sanitation.
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Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought

Human-induced climate change began earlier than previously thought | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Signs of warming appear as early as 1830 say researchers, whose analysis will help build accurate baseline of temperature before influence of human activity
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5 healthy strategies for family road trip | Dayton, OH

5 healthy strategies for family road trip | Dayton, OH | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Nutrition: With summertime comes vacation time. 5 suggestions for getting started on your healthier road trip.
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Coral nursery success - Environment

Coral nursery success - Environment | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Three months ahead of the formal end of its quest to identify and grow resilient coral species with a view to restoring declining reefs around the island, The University of the West Indies (UWI) is declaring success.
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This Florida community may soon unleash genetically modified mosquitoes to fight Zika and dengue

This Florida community may soon unleash genetically modified mosquitoes to fight Zika and dengue | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Is it safe? A quick primer.
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When It Comes to Water Scarcity, Population Growth Tops Climate Change

When It Comes to Water Scarcity, Population Growth Tops Climate Change | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
"At the Eye of the Storm" is a series exploring how empowering women can ensure they are climate victors, not climate victims. One of the
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Greenland lost a staggering 1 trillion tons of ice in just four years

Greenland lost a staggering 1 trillion tons of ice in just four years | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
And 12 percent of the loss came from five huge glaciers.
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