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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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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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This dead girl’s DNA was hybridized into a cow’s egg. Key intel on human cloning and GMO life

This dead girl’s DNA was hybridized into a cow’s egg. Key intel on human cloning and GMO life | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Source: This dead girl’s DNA was hybridized into a cow’s egg. Key intel on human cloning and GMO life For more content like this visit REALfarmacy.com.
1. The first video below shows  the reality of spider goats.  Yes, spider goats.
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Phillip Geertson Remembered as Farmer Who Did Things His Own Way

Phillip Geertson Remembered as Farmer Who Did Things His Own Way | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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by Sean Ellis
Phillip Geertson, an Idaho and Oregon farmer who campaigned against the use of genetically modified alfalfa and was part of a lawsuit that resulted in the U.S.
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More free water scheduled for distribution in Flint - Detroit Free Press

More free water scheduled for distribution in Flint - Detroit Free Press | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
More jugs of water are scheduled for giveaway to Flint residents wary of what's coming from their taps
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Why your fireplace is ruining the environment - The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Why your fireplace is ruining the environment - The San Gabriel Valley Tribune | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The phrase “Oh and it has a fireplace!” may no longer pack the same kind of warm-and-fuzzies for Southern California residents.That’s because a fire in the hearth may look good but scientists found it’s bad for the h...
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Despite stiff resistance, India's GM crop size now equals Canada's and more ... - Hindustan Times

Despite stiff resistance, India's GM crop size now equals Canada's and more ... - Hindustan Times | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
For the third year in a row in 2014, developing countries planted more biotech crops than industrialised nations, the update by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAA), a non-profit that advocates GM crops,...
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New NASA eye in the sky watches for floods and droughts

New NASA eye in the sky watches for floods and droughts | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A new NASA satellite was launched Saturday to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers get ready for drought conditions.
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Russian government approves bill banning genetically modified crops - RAPSI

Russian government approves bill banning genetically modified crops - RAPSI | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI).
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Climate Change Might Be the Greatest Threat to Potato Cultivation in 8,000 Years

Rising temperatures are forcing farmers to grow their potatoes at higher altitudes, but as mountain peaks become slimner, so do the opportunities for cultivation.
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Africa Could Become the Next Bright Spot for Solar Power Production

Many African households rely on dirty, expensive, and sometimes deadly kerosene lamps for light, but solar power generation has begun to provide a cheap — and safe — alternative source of energy.
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Small Business Owners Want More Clean Water Regulation - US News

Small Business Owners Want More Clean Water Regulation - US News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
America's small business owners want to see better regulation of water pollution.
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Scientists race to identify goop on birds along San Francisco Bay shorelines

Scientists race to identify goop on birds along San Francisco Bay shorelines | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Two hundred birds have died, and 315 more have been coated with a gray, sticky, and odorless substance. The affected birds began turning up on San Francisco Bay shorelines about a week ago.
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How Reducing Food Waste Could Ease Climate Change

How Reducing Food Waste Could Ease Climate Change | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The energy used to produce wasted food generates more than 3.3 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide.
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In days, the most important FCC decision of our lifetime happens -- save net neutrality or lose it forever...

In days, the most important FCC decision of our lifetime happens -- save net neutrality or lose it forever... | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The most important FCC vote of our lifetime is about to happen, but Congress is trying to kill net neutrality. Help us change history.
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Planting Peach Seeds – How To Grow A Peach Tree From A Pit

Planting Peach Seeds – How To Grow A Peach Tree From A Pit | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Source: Planting Peach Seeds – How To Grow A Peach Tree From A Pit For more content like this visit REALfarmacy.com.
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Water privatisation: a worldwide failure? - The Guardian

Water privatisation: a worldwide failure? - The Guardian | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Lagos is among the many cities in the global south where investment in water supplies is desperately needed, yet there is no consensus on whether the answer lies with private management, the public sector, or a combination of both.
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How to Grow Buckets Full of Blueberries at Home

How to Grow Buckets Full of Blueberries at Home | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Source: How to Grow Buckets Full of Blueberries at Home For more content like this visit REALfarmacy.com.
by LAURIE NEVERMAN Do you love the taste and health benefits of blueberries?
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10 Winning Recipes for the Big Game

10 Winning Recipes for the Big Game | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
1. Texas Beef Chili
With fork-tender chunks of beef enveloped in a deep, spicy and smoky sauce, Texas beef chili is essentially a chili-flavored beef stew. It's a world apart from the typical ground beef chili made with beans and tomatoes.
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Americans To Eat 1+ Billion Pounds of GMO Foods On Superbowl Sunday

Americans To Eat 1+ Billion Pounds of GMO Foods On Superbowl Sunday | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
This year, Super Bowl fans are expected to break previous records in consuming over 1 billion pounds of GMO-laden snack foods — with the vast majority of these individuals still completely in the dark over what they’re truly consuming in their food...
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Beautiful, Troubling Photos Show Our Planet as Astronauts See It | WIRED

Beautiful, Troubling Photos Show Our Planet as Astronauts See It | WIRED | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Overview Effect is a phenomenon often experienced by astronauts in outer space. Peering down at the earth from far away, people suddenly see our planet as a tiny, fragile oasis in the void.
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11 companies making their buildings greener

11 companies making their buildings greener | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Facebook, Arby’s, Bank of America and others have committed to reducing their energy use by 20%. Here are the companies that have already cut the most Continue reading...
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IBM wants to protect our food by sequencing its supply chains

IBM wants to protect our food by sequencing its supply chains | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
is teaming up with food conglomerate Mars to study, and hopefully protect, citizens from foodborne illnesses by sequencing the genes of the tiny organisms that populate our food chains.
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Petropolis - Aerial Perspectives on the Alberta Tar Sands (condensed)

This 15 minute version was edited to accompany the "Honor the Treaties" concert tour by Neil Young, 2014. A film by Peter Mettler (2009, 43 minutes), for Greenpeace…
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South Africa Sees Record Year for Rhino Poaching

South Africa Sees Record Year for Rhino Poaching | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
New rhino poaching numbers from South Africa frustrate conservationists, who have been battling illegal hunting for years.
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Rare Shark That Inspired Sea Monster Myths Is Caught

Rare Shark That Inspired Sea Monster Myths Is Caught | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A rarely seen frilled shark was caught by fishers off the coast of Australia.
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Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The hand bones of early human ancestors, compared with those of apes and modern people, point the finger at surprisingly early stone tool use.
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