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Blue Tahoe getting a little bluer - Sacramento Bee

Blue Tahoe getting a little bluer - Sacramento Bee | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Blue Tahoe getting a little bluer
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A recent trend in improved water clarity at Lake Tahoe has scientists and regional agency planners confident that 15 years of environmental measures are beginning to bear fruit.
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Could this mean the end of the line for the plastic water bottle?

Could this mean the end of the line for the plastic water bottle? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
It's a battle over billions, but both sides agree plastic bottle sales are falling, writes David Sygall. (Multinationals selling us our own water.
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Annual shark kills 'hit 100 million'

Annual shark kills 'hit 100 million' | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The most accurate assessment to date of the impact of commercial fishing on sharks suggests around 100 million a year are being killed.
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Livestock virus found on 1,500 farms

Livestock virus found on 1,500 farms | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A virus that causes stillbirths and birth defects in lambs and calves has spread to more than 1,500 UK farms, new government figures show.
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How Food Companies Trick Consumers Into Eating Their Unhealthy Products - Yahoo! Finance (blog)

How Food Companies Trick Consumers Into Eating Their Unhealthy Products - Yahoo! Finance (blog) | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
How Food Companies Trick Consumers Into Eating Their Unhealthy Products
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Good Food Starts with a Fair Farm Bill - Food & Water Watch

Good Food Starts with a Fair Farm Bill - Food & Water Watch | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Most of us would prefer to feed ourselves and our families good, healthy, local, sustainably produced and affordable food. Unfortunately, there are many things that get in our way and don't allow this to happen.
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France Proposes Ban on Pesticide Linked to Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

France Proposes Ban on Pesticide Linked to Bee Colony Collapse Disorder | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The French government announced that it plans to prohibit the use of Cruiser OSR, a pesticide manufactured by Sygenta that researchers say may contribute to Colony Collapse Disorder.

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Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology : Feb. 15–18: Join the Great ...

Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology : Feb. 15–18: Join the Great ... | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
hummingbird photo by Anna Male Do you enjoy listening to birdsong, bird watching, learning about habitat loss, and other changes in our natural and urban environments? Then you may be interested in the Great Backyard ...

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Study: African lion population shrinks to 32,000 | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation

Study: African lion population shrinks to 32,000 | Wildlife and Environmental Conservation | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The lion population has fallen to as few as 32,000, a new study finds, as savannah habitat plummets.

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Can new technology save fish?

Can new technology save fish? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Europe’s fisheries chief calls for smart nets and on-board enforcement cameras as the EU moves slowly towards fisheries reform.

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Turtle found that pooped plastic for a month

Turtle found that pooped plastic for a month | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Disturbing story is one of many issues being discussed this week at the Fifth International Marine Debris Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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March of the pathogens: Parasite metabolism can foretell disease ranges under climate change

March of the pathogens: Parasite metabolism can foretell disease ranges under climate change | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Researchers developed a model that can help determine the future range of nearly any disease-causing parasite under climate change, even if little is known about the organism.

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British moths in calamitous decline, major new study reveals

British moths in calamitous decline, major new study reveals | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Population in southern UK is down 40% in 40 years and three native species have become extinct since 2000

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Big Sky's the limit: How to make local food lucrative in Montana

Big Sky's the limit: How to make local food lucrative in Montana | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
By doubling its local-food purchasing in 2012, Bozeman's Community Food Co-op joins the growing ranks of institutions around the country successfully connecting eaters with local farms.
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Water supply sustainability topic

The League of Women Voters ABC invites the public to attend its March program at the Andover Senior Center Monday evening, March 11 for a presentation by Lanya Ross, principal environmental scientist with the Metropolitan Council.
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Can the Endangered Species Act Protect Against Climate Change?

Can the Endangered Species Act Protect Against Climate Change? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
As rising waters lap at endangered species' heels, the most effective responses are likely found outside the scope of that landmark legislation.

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Securing a sustainable future | Environment and Sustainability News

Securing a sustainable future | Environment and Sustainability News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Food, water and energy are in short supply, but attempts to secure one of these resources often negatively affects the others.
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This is a very interesting review of the current situation and possible future. Creative thinking needs to be found as a way of looking into what to do down the road. The article provides rich details to get our thinking around as we move forward..

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Rouge Tomate's Velvet Sunrise | Serious Eats : Recipes

Rouge Tomate's Velvet Sunrise | Serious Eats : Recipes | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
[Photograph: Linda Xiao] This spirit-free cocktail from Rouge Tomate in NYC is a citrusy beta-carotene booster. Try using different heirloom carrot varieties for new color and flavor variations.
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Long-Term Global Warming Trend Continues : Image of the Day

Long-Term Global Warming Trend Continues : Image of the Day | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
2012 ranks among the ten hottest years on record; all ten years have occurred since 1998.

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Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, January 26, 2013 4:04 AM

OMG!!! 

If we go like this what will be our fate after few years.....!!!!!

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Scientists puzzled, intrigued by bats in Alaska - Alaska Dispatch

Scientists puzzled, intrigued by bats in Alaska - Alaska Dispatch | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Alaska Dispatch Scientists puzzled, intrigued by bats in Alaska Alaska Dispatch The realization that the silver-haired bat was a neighbor came as a result of acoustic monitoring that began last year at the park headquarters in Bartlett Bay, where...

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Tuna caught near California still have traces of Fukushima radiation — RT USA

Tuna caught near California still have traces of Fukushima radiation — RT USA | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Almost two years after a natural disaster ravaged a Japanese nuclear plant, Bluefin tuna that test positive for radiation poisoning continue to be caught off the coast of California.

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Revolution - Official Trailer

http://www.therevolutionmovie.com http://www.facebook.com/revolutionmovie http://www.twitter.com/film_revolution Revolution is a film about changing the worl...

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Long Cloaked in Mystery, Owls Start Coming Into Their Own

Long Cloaked in Mystery, Owls Start Coming Into Their Own | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Only lately have scientists begun to understand owls in detail, and to puzzle out the subtleties of behavior, biology and sensory prowess that set them apart.

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Articles, BBC Radio 4 programmes, writing & features by Paul Evans

Articles, BBC Radio 4 programmes, writing & features by Paul Evans | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A collection of work inspired by Nature & Wildlife...

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