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Blacklist Monsanto or we will launch direct action: KRRS, Hasiru Sene - The Hindu

Blacklist Monsanto or we will launch direct action: KRRS, Hasiru Sene - The Hindu | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Blacklist Monsanto or we will launch direct action: KRRS, Hasiru Sene The Hindu Also, the Coalition for GM Free Karnataka Movement demanded that the government take punitive action against Mahyco, which Bt cotton seeds failed to give yield once...
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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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Report calls for ban on antibacterial chemicals in consumer products - Globalnews.ca

Report calls for ban on antibacterial chemicals in consumer products - Globalnews.ca | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Globalnews.ca Report calls for ban on antibacterial chemicals in consumer products Globalnews.ca The report, from the Canadian Environmental Law Association, also suggested Canada, the United States and all provinces and states bordering the Great...
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Organic Consumers Fund Gives Another $100000 to GMO Measure - Willamette Week

Organic Consumers Fund Gives Another $100000 to GMO Measure - Willamette Week | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Willamette Week Organic Consumers Fund Gives Another $100000 to GMO Measure Willamette Week A group called the Organic Consumers Fund has made a second $100,000 contribution to Oregon GMO Right to Know, the political action committee behind a...
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Rupture of Aging Tar Sands Pipeline Beneath Great Lakes Would Devastate People, Planet and Economy

Rupture of Aging Tar Sands Pipeline Beneath Great Lakes Would Devastate People, Planet and Economy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac reverse direction ...
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New Study Reveals Whales as Marine Ecosystem Engineers

New Study Reveals Whales as Marine Ecosystem Engineers | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
As great whales recover from centuries of overhunting, scientists are beginning to appreciate their roles as ecosystem...
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There's Now a Map of How Much Each Country Spends on Food - Jezebel

There's Now a Map of How Much Each Country Spends on Food - Jezebel | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
There's Now a Map of How Much Each Country Spends on Food
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The USDA keeps track of what percentage of their household budget every country's citizens spend on food, and now there's a map that shows just that.
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Why does Europe hate GM food and is it about to change its mind? - Phys.Org

Why does Europe hate GM food and is it about to change its mind? - Phys.Org | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

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Why does Europe hate GM food and is it about to change its mind?

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Why would Europe change it's mind?

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Fire At Ohio Fracking Well Forced Evacuations And Likely Contributed To Fish Kill

Fire At Ohio Fracking Well Forced Evacuations And Likely Contributed To Fish Kill | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Fish were found dead up to five miles away from the well site.
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There has been a growing number of large fish die offs. This is what they decided may have caused this on in Ohio.

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How To Make Non-Toxic Coconut Oil Sunscreen (Guide) -

How To Make Non-Toxic Coconut Oil Sunscreen (Guide) - | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
NCNM - Jessica Espinoza | Commercially available sunscreens are some of the most toxic products we could apply to our skin. Try this simple DIY method to make a natural alternative. Many carrier oils used in holistic and natural skincare have an intrinsic natural SPF, or sun protection factor, and coconut oil is one of many carrier oils which can be used …
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How you'll travel in 2024

How you'll travel in 2024 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A driverless taxi is waiting for you outside your house. Cruising through the city, you arrive safely at the airport where you drop off your luggage while ordering a coffee.
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Investment In Clean Energy And Efficiency Could Spur A $12 Billion Market

Investment In Clean Energy And Efficiency Could Spur A $12 Billion Market | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi overlooks solar panels in Gujarat state, India, in 2011.
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Clean energy might now be big business too!

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NASA Launching Carbon-Tracking Satellite In Search Of Climate Change Answers

NASA Launching Carbon-Tracking Satellite In Search Of Climate Change Answers | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

This is big!This May 15, 2014, artist concept rendering provided by NASA shows their Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2.

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FDA issues guidance on nanotechnology in food industry

FDA issues guidance on nanotechnology in food industry | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
FreshPlaza is the number one portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatch, and photo albums (FDA issues guidance on #nanotechnology in #food industry: http://t.co/4w9ONFZwjd...
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Here are some FDA rules for tiny tech and food.

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Are you playing genetic roulette? | Political Eye Candy - BillTrack50

Are you playing genetic roulette? | Political Eye Candy - BillTrack50 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
All skepticism aside, genetically modified foods are a very important part of our society today and are making headlines frequently. What is a GMO? According to the NonGMO project, GMOs are “plants or animals that have been genetically ...
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Newcastle University Study Proves Organic Food Is Better for You

Newcastle University Study Proves Organic Food Is Better for You | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The study, led by Newcastle University, will re-ignite debate about the benefits of organic food
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by Tony HendersonCredit: AallenThe largest study of its kind – led by North East experts – has found significant benefits to organic food.
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Interactive Map Shows How Hot Your City Will Be in 2100

Interactive Map Shows How Hot Your City Will Be in 2100 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

g info about the whater in years to come.On average, American cities will see temperature increases between seven and 10 degrees…

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Interesting article of the temperature down the road!

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$11k fine for West Virginia company that poisoned water for 300k people - RT (blog)

$11k fine for West Virginia company that poisoned water for 300k people - RT (blog) | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
RT (blog) $11k fine for West Virginia company that poisoned water for 300k people RT (blog) The banks of the Elk River, where Kanawha County emergency services eventually determined the chemical had seeped through a secondary containment barrier,...
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Clean Energy to Stave Off Catastrophic Climate Change Possible by 2050, Barely - Scientific American

Clean Energy to Stave Off Catastrophic Climate Change Possible by 2050, Barely - Scientific American | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Scientific American Clean Energy to Stave Off Catastrophic Climate Change Possible by 2050, Barely Scientific American Led by Columbia University's Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs, the study builds on research showing the world is badly...
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$16M to widows of asbestos cancer victims

$16M to widows of asbestos cancer victims | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Widows of a construction worker who helped build the Olympic Tower in Midtown and a chief petty officer in the Navy who spent 28 years repairing ship boilers will both get record-breaking awards for their husbands’ exposure to asbestos, an...
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All the world's oceans have plastic debris on their surface - Phys.org

All the world's oceans have plastic debris on their surface - Phys.org | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Malaspina Circumnavigation Expedition 2010, a project led by CSIC that includes more than 400 researchers from around the world, started in December 15th 2010 with the departure of the Hespérides oceanographic ...
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This is scary and sad! Surely we can to better.

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Renewables Projected To Add Triple The Capacity Of New Fossil Fuel Plants By 2030

Renewables Projected To Add Triple The Capacity Of New Fossil Fuel Plants By 2030 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A Bloomberg New Energy Finance report finds "Renewable energy may reap as much as two-thirds of the $7.7 trillion in investment forecast for building new power plants by 2030 as declining costs make it more competitive with fossil fuels." By 2030, renewables outpace new fossil-fuel plants 7-to-1!
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Let's hope we can manage this. It would be a great gift to our offspring and the rest of the planet. The last I heard bird deaths have been reduced by new designs of these turbines and the areas that host them.

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Obama's climate policy could add $1.3T to GDP - USA TODAY

Obama's climate policy could add $1.3T to GDP - USA TODAY | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Obama's climate policy could add $1.3T to GDP
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When President Obama and the U.S.
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BREAKING: Court Rules That New York Towns Can Ban Fracking And Drilling

BREAKING: Court Rules That New York Towns Can Ban Fracking And Drilling | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
CREDIT: AP Photo/Jim Suhr
New York towns and cities are allowed to pass bans on oil and gas drilling and fracking, the state’s highest court ruled Monday.
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Court Blocks Coal Mine Expansion For Not Counting The Costs Of Carbon Pollution

Court Blocks Coal Mine Expansion For Not Counting The Costs Of Carbon Pollution | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
CREDIT: AP Photo/LM Otero, File
In a landmark decision on Friday that could have far-reaching implications for federal coal leasing, a U.S.
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Organic standards go global

Organic standards go global | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
In the past, international trade of organic products between the U.S. and other countries has been difficult because of the wide variations in international organic standards and certification requirements.
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Monsanto GMO crops are about to invade European farms.

Monsanto GMO crops are about to invade European farms. | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The coming of Monsanto's Roundup-resistant maize will mean the widespread use of the poisonous pesticide on our continent.
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Beware Europe! Are you sure you want to invite this corporation into your neighborhood?

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