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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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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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Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules - NYTimes.com

Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules - NYTimes.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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'Tomato crisis' spreads panic in Nigeria

'Tomato crisis' spreads panic in Nigeria | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Making jollof rice, a beloved traditional dish in Nigeria, has suddenly become very expensive.
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Ministers reject plan for 'emergency' use of banned bee-harming pesticides

Ministers reject plan for 'emergency' use of banned bee-harming pesticides | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
National Farming Union’s application for banned pesticide use on oil seed rape crops is rejected as government rules against neonicotinoids for the first time
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Scientists use people power to find disease-resistant ash trees

Scientists use people power to find disease-resistant ash trees | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Walkers and other members of the public will be asked to help create new generation of healthy plants
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Warning: Supplements and medications may not mix

Warning: Supplements and medications may not mix | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Some pills may make certain drugs less effective or increase dangerous side effects.
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ExxonMobil Is Increasingly Being Singled Out for Its Role in Climate Change Deceit | VICE News

A growing number of attorneys general are investigating the company, as the Rockefeller Family Fund announces it is divesting from fossil fuels.
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Ex-Japan PM: nuclear power remains unsafe and too costly

Ex-Japan PM: nuclear power remains unsafe and too costly | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Naoto Kan, who presided over country during Fukushima disaster in 2011, cautions over plans to build new UK plants
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Braised Artichokes with Orange

Braised Artichokes with Orange | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Braised artichokes - baked for an hour, covered, in an unctuous slathering of olive oil, white wine, olives, mint, garlic and orange zest. Make them on a Sunday night, use them throughout the week to make your lunches A-plus.
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How a soil crisis caused by climate change may impact on global food production

How a soil crisis caused by climate change may impact on global food production | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The world is facing a soil crisis that could badly hit food production, according to alarming new research. A 17-year study into the effect of global warming on microbes – the tiny bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms that determine...
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No 'science for science sake': emails show CSIRO plans to abolish climate research

No 'science for science sake': emails show CSIRO plans to abolish climate research | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Australia's national science organisation will stop "doing science for science sake" and no longer do "public good" work unless it i
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Senate Votes Down Bill That Would Have Overturned States’ GMO Labeling Laws

Senate Votes Down Bill That Would Have Overturned States’ GMO Labeling Laws | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Regardless of whether you’re against, for, or ambivalent about genetically modified foods, surveys show that an overwhelming majority of Americans at least want to know whether the items they…
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Toxic Threat Reaches Remote Arctic Island

Toxic Threat Reaches Remote Arctic Island | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
You might think few Arctic locales are more isolated from the rest of the world than Bear Island, which sits about midway between mainland Norway and the Svalbard archipelago. But since 1604, when English whalers arrived to hunt walruses, the...
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Sunscreen Could Be Killing The World's Coral Reefs, Study Says

Sunscreen Could Be Killing The World's Coral Reefs, Study Says | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Just two weeks ago, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) raised the alarm about the terrible plight facing the Earth’s coral reefs. For the third time in history, the world is in the midst of a global coral bleaching event,...
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Cell phone-related cancer for rats raises alarm

Cell phone-related cancer for rats raises alarm | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Could cell phone use cause cancer? Some studies fail to find an increased risk of brain tumors while others suggest greater risk.
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The computer that makes clean water, energy

The computer that makes clean water, energy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Touted by its creators as the "world's largest solar-powered computer," it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.
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10 steps to building a smart city

10 steps to building a smart city | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
As urban areas swell around the world, leaders are seeking better ways to accommodate citizens. Experts from a recent livechat offer advice
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One of rarest fish dead after drunken rampage

One of rarest fish dead after drunken rampage | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Did a drunken man's skinny-dip in a Nevada wildlife refuge kill one of the world's rarest fish?
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More Than Half of What Americans Eat Is 'Ultra-Processed'

More Than Half of What Americans Eat Is 'Ultra-Processed' | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
And those foods account for 90 percent of U.S. added sugar intake, new research says.
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This Hidden Price of Air Pollution Is Costing the US Billions of Dollars | VICE News

Air pollution causes and estimated 16,000 premature births a year in the United States, costing billions of dollars, new research shows.
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20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Here are 20 foods that offer the most benefits pound for pound than any other foods on the planet.
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States With Medical Marijuana Have Decreased Painkiller Deaths By Dramatic Amounts

States With Medical Marijuana Have Decreased Painkiller Deaths By Dramatic Amounts | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
***Check out the Holistic Cannabis Summit for everything experts are doing with Cannabis right now: http://bit.ly/1Rl3eIS*** Throughout the United States, prescription drug overdoses have been a major problem.
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How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste Into Electricity

How Colorado Is Turning Food Waste Into Electricity | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
At the Heartland Biogas Project, spoiled milk, old pet food and vats of grease combine with helpful bacteria in massive tanks to generate gas. It's all thanks to anaerobic digestion.
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This Artist Is Using 3D Printers To Revive Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS

This Artist Is Using 3D Printers To Revive Artifacts Destroyed By ISIS | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
And she's making sure that anyone around the world can do the same.
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Black Lives Shattered: How the Clintons Built Their Legacy on White Supremacy

Black Lives Shattered: How the Clintons Built Their Legacy on White Supremacy | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Clinton family likes to portray themselves as champions of black Americans. That couldn't be further from the truth.
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Here is the sad truth about the Queen and King of lies.
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WP3: Assessing the burial environment

Assessing the burial environment and deterioration of organic archaeological materials.
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