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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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Climate change included in US science teaching guidelines for the first time

Climate change included in US science teaching guidelines for the first time | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Final draft of nonbinding education standards 'buries' human role, but gives cohesion in introducing students to climate science (Climate change being cut from UK curriculum, but being introduced in to the US (albeit weakened from earlier drafts)
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Materialise the Future at DX - DX London

Materialise the Future at DX - DX London | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
See and feel your way through the materials that will be shaping our built environment at #DXLondon: http://t.co/aXi7Z554Mt #DXLondon
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GMO's Do you know what you're eating? Flounder in Tomatoes? Should food ... - Cornwall Free News

GMO's Do you know what you're eating? Flounder in Tomatoes? Should food ... - Cornwall Free News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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The big questions other than following the money is simply why not label foods GMO and give the public the choice?
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Push to require labels on genetically engineered food in WA - KING5.com

Push to require labels on genetically engineered food in WA - KING5.com | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
KING5.com Push to require labels on genetically engineered food in WA KING5.com Basically food scientists go into a food and change something, whether it's something very tiny like cosmetic, or infuse vitamins and minerals that kind of thing," said...
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Pesticide powers 'must be devolved'

Pesticide powers 'must be devolved' | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Welsh government publishes draft plan for turning around dwindling bee populations (Wales aims to save the bees: Pesticide powers 'must be devolved' http://t.co/rmxRbGchXw via @guardian)...
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Tips For A Successful Green Home Design | Sustainable Cities Collective

Tips For A Successful Green Home Design | Sustainable Cities Collective | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
It has become increasingly important to learn basic tips for green home design and other forms of sustainable living standards. Apart from the installation of green roofs, here are several other great ideas that can help you.
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Now There's Also a Great Garbage Patch in the Great Lakes

Now There's Also a Great Garbage Patch in the Great Lakes | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The garbage patch in the Great Lakes may be more dense than the one in the Pacific. (RT @usnews: You've heard of the gigantic garbage heap in the Pacific Ocean.
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Grape Seed Extract Outperforms Chemo in Killing Advanced Cancer Cells ~ Why Don't You Try This?

Grape Seed Extract Outperforms Chemo in Killing Advanced Cancer Cells ~ Why Don't You Try This? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Soursop Fruit - Natural Cancer Killer (10,000 times stronger than Chemo) ~ Why Don't You Try This?

Soursop Fruit - Natural Cancer Killer (10,000 times stronger than Chemo) ~ Why Don't You Try This? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Three years after BP oil spill, USF research finds massive die-off

Three years after BP oil spill, USF research finds massive die-off | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Wherever the underwater oil plume spread, USF researchers say, millions of tiny creatures died.
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This is an upsetting bit of news.

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Pesticides In Your Bed? The EPA Said It's OK

Pesticides In Your Bed? The EPA Said It's OK | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
In 2011, the EPA allowed pesticide nanosilver in textiles as an antibacterial preservative, but concerns remain over the long-term effects.
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Proposed ‘COOL' Rule That Would Say Where US Grocery Meat Was Slaughtered Has Canada And Mexico Exporters Seething

Proposed ‘COOL' Rule That Would Say Where US Grocery Meat Was Slaughtered Has Canada And Mexico Exporters Seething | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Walk into a typical U.S. grocery store today and you can often choose to buy an avocado grown in Mexico, or Chile or California, thanks to decade-old ...
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Persian Lentil and Rice Soup

Persian Lentil and Rice Soup | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
How to make a delicious and very easy Middle Eastern soup. Great for vegetarians.
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Sounds good and healthy!

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Consumption Junction: Childhood Obesity Determined Largely by Environmental Factors, Not Genes or Sloth: Scientific American

RT @HarvardHSPH: New evidence points to kids' environment as single biggest factor behind childhood #obesity http://t.co/LpAC5e3zfM
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Growth in Seed Treatment Industry Driven by Product Innovations - PR Newswire (press release)

Growth in Seed Treatment Industry Driven by Product Innovations - PR Newswire (press release) | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Growth in Seed Treatment Industry Driven by Product Innovations
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The global seed treatment market consists of crop protection chemicals or agrochemicals, specifically for seeds, and genetically modified (GM) crop-seeds.
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Driven also by cleaver politcal push and no labels and revolving door Food and drug regulators

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In pictures: Ultra-light material

In pictures: Ultra-light material | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Chinese researchers create “carbon aerogel” – a material so light that slender blades of grass will bear its weight without bending.
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Material halts liquid flow on demand

Material halts liquid flow on demand | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
A tent that blocks light on a sunny day and becomes transparent and waterproof on a dim rainy one could be an outcome of research by US materials scientists.
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8 outside-the-box uses for drones

8 outside-the-box uses for drones | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
From keeping track of endangered species to sports photography, there are many positive ways unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs are solving problems.
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Here is an up beat way to use drones.

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Video -- Edward Norton: Bag the Bag -- National Geographic

Video -- Edward Norton: Bag the Bag -- National Geographic | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Paper or Plastic? Edward Norton describes a simple, easy step everyone can take to help clean up the environment.
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How A Spring Birthday Could Pose A Risk For Multiple Sclerosis : NPR

How A Spring Birthday Could Pose A Risk For Multiple Sclerosis : NPR | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Babies born in London in May have less vitamin D and more of a certain type of immune cell in their blood than babies born at other times.
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5 Foods That Kill Cancer And Help The Body Destroy Tumors Without Any Drugs ~ Why Don't You Try This?

5 Foods That Kill Cancer And Help The Body Destroy Tumors Without Any Drugs ~ Why Don't You Try This? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Pharmaceuticals in Water - Are you Unknowingly Drinking Drugs?

Pharmaceuticals in Water - Are you Unknowingly Drinking Drugs? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Big pharma has been putting pharmaceuticals in water across the nation. That's right, you are unknowingly consuming drugs every single day. (Water is just a delivery agent.... so make sure yours is pure and delivers only minerals and health!
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Wildlife web cams from around the world - KOMO News

Wildlife web cams from around the world - KOMO News | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Wildlife web cams from around the world
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But we live in the technology age and that means we can take a look at what they're doing via live cameras at zoos, wildlife care facilities and out in the wild.
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National Beekeeper Begins Fight

National Beekeeper Begins Fight | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
To stop the worst bee-dying epidemic in U.S. history. (National Beekeeper Begins Fight http://t.co/V8F5F5crX0 #cheatsheet)
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