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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
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Here are some FDA rules for tiny tech and food.

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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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Study: China’s new policies will lower CO2 emissions faster, without preventing economic growth

Study: China’s new policies will lower CO2 emissions faster, without preventing economic growth | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Can China’s environmental reforms really lower carbon emissions without killing growth? A new study says yes.

Via Cyril Cassisa
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Here is a hopeful plan from China that will  improve China and this offers a shared benefit as the plan will also improve the well being of the global environment..

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Nice study from former Tsinghua colleagues.

The developed CGE model in this project is one of the best defined for China. 

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CMU squashes false tale with story of growing relations

CMU squashes false tale with story of growing relations | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
WINNIPEG, Man. — Canadian Mennonite University made headlines this fall when it was revealed that workers at the CMU Farm, in collaboration with members of the Métis community, had successfully gro…
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A Legal Introduction to Easements

A Legal Introduction to Easements | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

If you own land, a house, or commercial property and have external utility service, such as electricity, water, or gas, there is frequently an easement on your property, at least to the meter. If t...

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Fast-acting methane from Aliso Canyon leak is boosting global warming

Fast-acting methane from Aliso Canyon leak is boosting global warming | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Stephen Conley has flown pollution-detecting airplanes over some of the largest oil and gas fields in the nation. But never before has the UC Davis scientist encountered as much methane in the air as in recent months over suburban Los Angeles.
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Queensland installs Australia's first Powerwall battery for solar trial

Queensland installs Australia's first Powerwall battery for solar trial | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Energex, which is owned by the state government, launches a 12-month trial of solar batteries to investigate ways to integrate them into electricity supply

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Renault recalls more than 15,000 diesel cars after emissions tests

Renault recalls more than 15,000 diesel cars after emissions tests | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

French carmaker acts after admission that emissions filtering system did not work in all temperatures, but denies wrongdoing

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This is how toxic Flint’s water really is

This is how toxic Flint’s water really is | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Lead levels in at least one house "exceeds criteria that classifies water as a hazardous waste."
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California school has kids growing greens for vegan lunch

California school has kids growing greens for vegan lunch | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

A California school has got pupils growing their own greens in what is believed to be the first all-vegan lunch menu in the country.

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Giant icebergs play 'major role' in ocean carbon cycle - BBC News

Giant icebergs play 'major role' in ocean carbon cycle - BBC News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Giant icebergs could be responsible for the processes that absorb up to 20% of the carbon in the Southern Ocean's carbon cycle, a study suggests.

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This is how toxic Flint’s water really is

This is how toxic Flint’s water really is | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Lead levels in at least one house "exceeds criteria that classifies water as a hazardous waste."

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Geodesic Dome Home Kits

Geodesic Dome Home Kits | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
For over 39 years American Ingenuity has been manufacturing Geodesic dome home kits with prefab panels. 225 mph wind & F4 tornado warranty.
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The Great Clinton-Sanders Tax Divide

The Great Clinton-Sanders Tax Divide | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

The candidates have very different ideas about how crucial government programs should be funded—and who is responsible for society’s well-being.

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3 Exercise Essentials You Can't Turn Your Back On

3 Exercise Essentials You Can't Turn Your Back On | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS

In my experience as a trainer, I've noticed that people tend to overwork the muscles that they can see in the mirror--the chest, abs, arms, and quads.

These...

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Morocco to switch on first phase of world's largest solar plant

Morocco to switch on first phase of world's largest solar plant | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Desert complex will provide electricity for more than 1 million people when complete, helping African country to supply most of its energy from renewables by 2030
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Archaeologists Dig Up An 800-Year-Old Native American Pot. What They Found Inside Is Changing History

Archaeologists Dig Up An 800-Year-Old Native American Pot. What They Found Inside Is Changing History | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
For me personally, I find that evolution is just one big circle that keeps spinning and altering its path. Like the medicine wheel, which symbolizes the never ending circle of life.
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This is a story of saved seeds. Wow!

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Bed bugs have developed a resistance to the most widely used insecticide

Bed bugs have developed a resistance to the most widely used insecticide | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

If neonicotinoids no longer work against the elusive and resilient creatures, bed bugs will continue to thrive despite exterminators’ efforts

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Aldi asks suppliers to stop using pesticides | Retail Magazine

Aldi asks suppliers to stop using pesticides | Retail Magazine | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

German discount retailer Aldi has asked its German and Dutch fruit and vegetable suppliers to stop using eight pesticides that were found hazardous to bees.

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Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in smartphones, says Amnesty

Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in smartphones, says Amnesty | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Amnesty International says it has traced cobalt used in batteries for household brands to mines in DRC, where children work in life-threatening conditions

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Sorry, vegans: Eating meat and cooking food is how humans got their big brains

Sorry, vegans: Eating meat and cooking food is how humans got their big brains | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Vegetarian, vegan and raw diets can be healthful, probably far more healthful than the typical American diet. But to call these diets “natural” for humans is a bit of a stretch in terms of evolution,...
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White House to freeze new coal mining ahead of review

White House to freeze new coal mining ahead of review | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

The Obama administration will announce a moratorium on new coal mining and an overhaul of coal development management, officials said.

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Scientists weigh in on 'giraffe relative' fossil - BBC News

Scientists weigh in on 'giraffe relative' fossil - BBC News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

A prehistoric giraffe that died out 10,000 years ago might have been the largest ruminant that walked the Earth.

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Antarctica: Pole to Soul Part 1

Antarctica: Pole to Soul Part 1 | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Photo Credit: Martin Bailey


We are restless people. Over the last 100,000 years, a mere flutter of the eyelid in geological time, we have wandered the whole world.

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Michigan Governor Asks Obama To Declare Emergency Over Flint Water Crisis

Michigan Governor Asks Obama To Declare Emergency Over Flint Water Crisis | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

Flint's water is still not safe to drink.

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Articles: Obama Spares ISIS Oil Facilities to Save the Earth

Articles: Obama Spares ISIS Oil Facilities to Save the Earth | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it

RT @gerfingerpoken: Obama Spares ISIS Oil Facilities 2 Save Environment!

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