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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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Twitter / DiscoveryFactz: A bridge in Paris that couples ...

Twitter / DiscoveryFactz: A bridge in Paris that couples ... | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
RT @DiscoveryFactz: A bridge in Paris that couples use to attach a lock and then throw the keys into the water. http://t.co/vwokYhbOlo
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Solar powered ‘drought fighter’ ensures water for small farms

Solar powered ‘drought fighter’ ensures water for small farms | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Solar powered ‘drought fighter’ ensures water for small farms http://t.co/UmWC7OPaH1 via @thehindu
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19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From World's Oceans ~ Why Don't You Try This?

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From World's Oceans ~ Why Don't You Try This? | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
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Are Agriculture's Most Popular Insecticides Killing Our Bees? : NPR

Are Agriculture's Most Popular Insecticides Killing Our Bees? : NPR | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Neonicotinoids are pesticides widely used to coat the seeds of agricultural plants, especially corn. But some evidence suggests these chemicals may also be poisoning bees.
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landowners will be paid to restock woodlands - The Guardian

landowners will be paid to restock woodlands - The Guardian | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Guardian landowners will be paid to restock woodlands The Guardian Mary Creagh MP, the shadow environment secretary, accused the government of abandoning sections of the UK: "This management plan makes clear that some areas of the country are...
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Pesticides may harm bees’ brains - Environment - Scotsman.com

TWO common pesticides being used by British farmers could be having a devastating impact on the survival of honey bees by damaging their ability to forage for food and find pollen, according to new research.
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Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which may soon challenge marine life on a scale not seen for t...
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British butterfly species facing extinction after wettest summer

British butterfly species facing extinction after wettest summer | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Britain's butterflies suffered catastrophically in 2012, which saw the wettest summer on record for England.
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Food sources high in calcium - by Paul Simms - Helium

Food sources high in calcium - by Paul Simms - Helium | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Calcium is usually associated with two things, strong bones and milk.   These are completely appropriate associations since the most not..., Paul Simms (Health topic: food sources of calcium http://t.co/8prHlPQ2tq)...
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South Africa Offers Attractive Environment for Medical Device Clinical Trials | MEDTEC Connection

South Africa Offers Attractive Environment for Medical Device Clinical Trials | MEDTEC Connection | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
RT @emdt_editor: Why #MedicalDevice clinical trials are moving to South Africa http://t.co/emR8jZNmrS @medtecuk
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Ginger - 15 Foods to Improve Your Sex Drive

Ginger - 15 Foods to Improve Your Sex Drive | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
RT @OhSexFacts: Eating these food will improve your sex life -> http://t.co/EN7IlzreLL
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Scientists link frozen spring to dramatic Arctic sea ice loss

Scientists link frozen spring to dramatic Arctic sea ice loss | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Melting sea ice, exposing huge parts of the ocean to the atmosphere, explains extreme weather both hot and cold (RT @jossgarman: Is this cold March weather in UK due to the rapid melting of the Arctic's sea ice?
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See the Stunning Photos: Cities Across the World Go Dark for 'Earth ...

See the Stunning Photos: Cities Across the World Go Dark for 'Earth ... | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Right now the demand for oil is increasing dramatically, day by day across the world, and the the ability to supply that oil at some point will begin to decline. Don't worry about it though. ...
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55 percent of U.S. rivers and streams are in poor condition, says EPA

55 percent of U.S. rivers and streams are in poor condition, says EPA | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sampled around 2,000 rivers and streams, and what they found is not good... (55 percent of U.S.
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10 Reasons To Take Your Students Outside - C&NN Connect

10 Reasons To Take Your Students Outside - C&NN Connect | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
We all care about the well-being of our students and want to provide a positive environment in which students are healthy and motivated and learning content in…
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Monsanto Has Tom Vilsack Under Its Thumb - Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder

Monsanto Has Tom Vilsack Under Its Thumb - Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Agricultural Department sent a budget to the White House last week, with orders from the meat industry and agricultural giant Monsanto on how Secretary Tom Vilsack should do his job.
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Climate Change: The Next Generation: Keystone Public Comments ...

Climate Change: The Next Generation: Keystone Public Comments ... | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON—When the State Department hired a contractor to produce the latest environmental impact statement for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, it asked for a Web-based electronic docket to record public comments as ...
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Scottish government approves windfarm opposed by Donald Trump - The Guardian

Scottish government approves windfarm opposed by Donald Trump - The Guardian | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The Guardian Scottish government approves windfarm opposed by Donald Trump The Guardian The scheme has been made subject to a series of fresh conditions, to protect defence and civil aviation radar systems, avoid a military firing range at Black...
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World Bank gives Sh274 million for lake conservation

World Bank gives Sh274 million for lake conservation | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
The World Bank has given Sh274 million to 82 community groups in western Kenya to protect the environment.
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Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident - a SpringerOpen journal

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident - a SpringerOpen journal | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Following the Fukushima nuclear accident, a large volume of monitoring data has been collected about the soil, air, dust, and seawater, along with data about an immense number of foods supplied to the market.
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Borno Enviromental Vanguard seeks incorporation into civil service - DailyPost Nigeria

Borno Enviromental Vanguard seeks incorporation into civil service - DailyPost Nigeria | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Bornu State Commissioner for Environment, Alhaji Mustapha Hassan Aminami has commended the selfless effort of the state Environmental Vanguard, saying that (Borno Enviromental Vanguard seeks incorporation into civil service: Bornu State...
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Creating a Sustainable Food Economy in London | Social Enterprise

Creating a Sustainable Food Economy in London | Social Enterprise | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Forty Hall Vineyard's grapes will end up in the first bottles of organic wine grown in London since the middle ages!
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Food Safety and the Challenge of Globalization - Food Safety Magazine

Food Safety and the Challenge of Globalization - Food Safety Magazine | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Globalization of the food supply brings incredible growth opportunities, but the accompanying challenges cannot be ignored.
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No need to choose between environment, poverty reduction - experts - AlertNet

No need to choose between environment, poverty reduction - experts - AlertNet | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
With the poor most at risk from environmental problems, including climate change, dealing with both the environment and poverty together makes sense, experts say (RT @AlertNet: No need to choose between environment, poverty reduction
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Mary Roach on Studying How Humans Eat It

Mary Roach on Studying How Humans Eat It | GMOs & FOOD, WATER & SOIL MATTERS | Scoop.it
Before you swallow a bite, a devilishly complex sequence of events and reflexes has already begun.
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