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Adams: Environmental Reporting Bill First Reading - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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Adams: Environmental Reporting Bill First Reading
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Mr Speaker, I move that the Environmental Reporting Bill now be read a first time. I nominate the Local Government and Environment Select Committee to consider the Bill.
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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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How to Build a Straw Bale Garden - Modern Farmer

How to Build a Straw Bale Garden - Modern Farmer | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Garden dirt no good? Just don't have dirt, period? Here's how to build a straw bale garden
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This would be the cheapest way to have a raised bed.

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Climate Change Is Here, Human-Caused And Could Be Irreversible, UN Says

Climate Change Is Here, Human-Caused And Could Be Irreversible, UN Says | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
The Unit...
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Here is a UN report we all need to take a full look into.

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Lead Contamination in Shooting Ranges

Lead Contamination in Shooting Ranges | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Outdoor shooting ranges are heavily reliant on lead products: bullets. Does this cause lead contamination, and how should it be handled?
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Lead contamination affects soil and water so this is something to take seriously.

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India Plans To Add 10,000 MW Wind Energy Capacity Every Year

India Plans To Add 10,000 MW Wind Energy Capacity Every Year | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Thyroid Cancer in Young People Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown

Thyroid Cancer in Young People Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The impact of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor meltdown...
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7 Ayurvedic Herbs that Destroy Colon & Other Cancers Fast

7 Ayurvedic Herbs that Destroy Colon & Other Cancers Fast | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Numerous Ayurvedic texts speak of ways to treat cancers of the colon and digestive system. Two texts which were written around 700 BC are classic wisdom from the sister science of yoga – the Charakaand Sushruta Samhita.
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Monsanto’s Worst Nightmare Coming True: The Rise of GMO Labeling

Monsanto’s Worst Nightmare Coming True: The Rise of GMO Labeling | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Activists against GMOs just might take down the biotech giants after all. GMO labeling could soon be a sweet reality.
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Matt Damon Does Ice Bucket Challenge With Toilet Water - Huffington Post

Matt Damon Does Ice Bucket Challenge With Toilet Water - Huffington Post | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Just Jared Matt Damon Does Ice Bucket Challenge With Toilet Water Huffington Post The actor -- who nominated George Clooney, Bono and NFL quarterback Tom Brady to do the challenge next -- said swapping clean H2O from the faucet for toilet water...
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This surely looks like a huge waste of water to so many that barely have enough water.

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Scrambling to restore water after Napa earthquake - SFGate

Scrambling to restore water after Napa earthquake - SFGate | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Scrambling to restore water after Napa earthquake
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Jon Crane, left, manager of the Norman Rose tavern stands with contractors Bryn Sloan, center, and Paul Niles, as they look for earthquake damage Monday, Aug.
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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...
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Mount Polley: A Wake-Up Call to the Realities of Tailings Ponds

Mount Polley: A Wake-Up Call to the Realities of Tailings Ponds | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Mount Polley tailings spill threatens two of B.C.’s most valued resources: salmon and water...
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You won’t Believe what this Hospital is Using as Medicine

You won’t Believe what this Hospital is Using as Medicine | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A hospital is Pennsylvania is taking its healthcare to a whole new level.
They have apparently taken Hippocrates’ two thousand year old quote seriously,
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”
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What a terrific plan! School should do this and apply growing food and understanding nutrition as a learning activity as well.

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The 1,300 Bird Species Facing Extinction Signal Threats to Human Health

The 1,300 Bird Species Facing Extinction Signal Threats to Human Health | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Birds, the most watched nonhuman creatures on the planet, tip us off to threats to human health.
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I have really been wondering about why I see so few birds on the telephone lines as I travel through three states on trips. Sometimes I can count the birds I see in the sky on a 7 hour trip on ten figures.

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‘Most Endangered’ River in the Nation

‘Most Endangered’ River in the Nation | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
American Rivers has distinguished the San Joaquin River of California with the dubious title of "most endangered" river in the nation. Since 2009 the stream has...
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This Is The Best Anti-Littering Campaign I’ve Ever Seen.

This Is The Best Anti-Littering Campaign I’ve Ever Seen. | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Littering stinks. It introduces toxins into the environment; toxins that we wouldn’t want in our bodies. It causes birds, fish and other wildlife to become ill, choke, or even die.
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Should You Drink Red Wine for Dental Health?

Should You Drink Red Wine for Dental Health? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
People drink wine for a variety of reasons: the taste, the many suspected benefits, or simply to unwind at the end of the day.
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Urban areas are hives for wild bees

Urban areas are hives for wild bees | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.
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Call for research on invasive species threatening environment - DAWN.com

Call for research on invasive species threatening environment - DAWN.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
DAWN.com Call for research on invasive species threatening environment DAWN.com KARACHI: Invasive species have emerged as a major problem in many countries with expansion in trade and traffic volume affecting their ecology, economy and health, said...
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This is an interesting research review. 

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