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Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton

Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Bt crops are genetically engineered to contain a pesticide, but pests are increasingly developing immunity and munching away, a new study finds.
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What Permaculture and EcoCulture Means?

What Permaculture and EcoCulture Means? | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
There has been a notion going swimming various communities within the last 4 decades. This concept is known as permaculture. Even though this term is heard throughout our neighborhoods and many types ...

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Sustainable Food for the Globe.  Permaculture.  A very  informative article about the ethics and philosophy of permaculture.  "

People who follow permaculture use seven principles to help them.

  • They observe their environment and slowly study the interaction of most life prior to making changes
  • They observe methods to obtain and store energy.
  • They create a harvest and recycle waste.
  • They use renewable resources and services, regulate their procedures and seek feedback.
  • Changes with an environment are first designed from detailed patterns.
  • They integrate, not segregate plants and respect diversity.
  • They operate in small areas, use edges and respect boundaries.  +++++
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2,000 Year-Old Siberian Brain Surgery Techniques Recreated by Russian Scientists

2,000 Year-Old Siberian Brain Surgery Techniques Recreated by Russian Scientists | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Russian neurosurgeons alongside anthropologists and archaeologists have carried out pioneering tests to better understand how incredible operations on skulls were conducted more than 2,000 years ago.
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There is considerable evidence of advanced knowledge or civilizations that existed thousands of years before the present milieu.

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‘Claims exaggerated’: Bioenergy challenges sustainable food future, study says

‘Claims exaggerated’: Bioenergy challenges sustainable food future, study says | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Innovative energy policy that promotes turning plants into fuel turns out to be quite controversial. It requires the use of agricultural land with little positive impact on the greenhouse effect, according to a new report from a global research group.
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This Is Just A Horrifying Paragraph About Food Safety In America

A single company selling tainted chicken was at the center of a 2013 salmonella outbreak. And officials were powerless to stop it.
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Hemp Seed Food Bundle

Hemp Seed Food Bundle | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Our hemp seed food bundle is 100% Nutritious, Delicious and Legal in all 50 States and Canada. We offer fast, free reliable shipping.
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Organic Farming… Before It Was Cool | National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

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Want to create a new generation of farmers? Forgive their college debt

Want to create a new generation of farmers? Forgive their college debt | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
A new campaign calls on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to recognize farming as a public good.
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Sustainable Food for the Globe.  Wake Up Call.  This article is right on target. We needto help our students get out of debt. Plus we need to raise farming's status quo.   ..."

the wrinkling face of U.S. agriculture, which is in sore need of younger farmers. The problem isn’t that young people aren’t interested in farming — it’s that millennials, carrying the burden of weighty student loans, simply can’t afford it. Which is why the National Young Farmers Coalition is launching the “Farming is a Public Service” campaign, asking for an amendment to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to include farmers. +++++    



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Supercharge Your Home Garden with this Simple Two-Ingredient Organic Fertilizer Recipe

Supercharge Your Home Garden with this Simple Two-Ingredient Organic Fertilizer Recipe | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
There are plenty of ways to fight back against the ongoing corporatization and modification of our food supply, perhaps none better than starting your own organic garden.
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Amaranth Polenta With Tuscan Kale - Wall Street Journal

Amaranth Polenta With Tuscan Kale - Wall Street Journal | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Adapted from “A Good Food Day” by Marco Canora.
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Africa: Land and Seed Laws Under Attack, Battle for Control of Land, Water, Seeds, Minerals, Forests, Oil

Africa: Land and Seed Laws Under Attack, Battle for Control of Land, Water, Seeds, Minerals, Forests, Oil | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
"The 50 million people that the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition claims to be lifting out of poverty will only be allowed to escape poverty and hunger if they abandon their tradition...
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Meyer Lemon — The Darling of Farmers Markets | Edible Paradise

Meyer Lemon — The Darling of Farmers Markets | Edible Paradise | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
California Meyer Lemons The Meyer lemon and I have an odd history that began at a party in San Jose in the early 80s. I was offered a choice between lemon or
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What America’s nutty demand for almonds is doing to California

What America’s nutty demand for almonds is doing to California | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
On a sunbaked August morning, off a rural road in the heart of California’s Central Valley, a low-slung tractor rumbles between neat rows of identical, light-green trees.
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Monsanto Earnings Fall 34% as Farmers Reject GMO Crops

Monsanto Earnings Fall 34% as Farmers Reject GMO Crops | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
The biotech giant Monsanto, which is responsible for genetically modifying much of the nation’s and world’s crops, announced that its earnings fell 34% in its first fiscal quarter as South American...
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How Will We Grow New Farmers? | CUESA

How Will We Grow New Farmers? | CUESA | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it

Farmers perform one of society’s most essential functions, yet farming is one of the most undervalued and endangered professions in the United States. Beginning farmers face many challenges: limited access to land and capital, hard physical labor, slim margins, debt, and uncertain income, just to name a few.

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Bamboo tower to harness drinking water from air - Deccan Chronicle

Bamboo tower to harness drinking water from air - Deccan Chronicle | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
'Warka Water' could collect an annual average of up to 100 litres of water per day
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Tips For Growing Amaranth For Food

Tips For Growing Amaranth For Food | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Though the amaranth plant is typically grown as a decorative flower, it is an excellent food crop grown in many parts of the world. Growing amaranth for food is fun and interesting, and this article will help.
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Greens Who Want Results Should Take Lessons From The Grassroots

Greens Who Want Results Should Take Lessons From The Grassroots | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Environmentalists moped into 2015 knowing that last year’s midterm elections produced the most hostile Congresses on climate change and the environment in recent memory. Rhea Suh, the new president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, told me that “there are more challenges” confronting the environmental movement now “than we’ve ever seen.” The movement’s leaders will be fighting aggressively and begrudgingly, mostly from behind enemy lines in Congress, longing for the days when lawmakers like Henry Waxman, Ed Markey, and Barbara Boxer met them with open arms.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Would Destroy Our Native Lands – This Is Why We Fight

Keystone XL Pipeline Would Destroy Our Native Lands – This Is Why We Fight | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
The Oceti Sakowin people are mobilizing a resistance that could be the game changer in the fight to stop the proposed Keystone pipeline and help shut down the tar sand projects in northern Alberta.
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World’s most popular banana faces eradication by deadly fungus

World’s most popular banana faces eradication by deadly fungus | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
International concern is growing over the spread of Fusarium wilt, known as Panama disease, as there are fears it could destroy entire countries’ plantations of the Cavendish banana – the most popular and exported variety of the fruit in the world.
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Banned Brominated Vegetable Oil in Popular Drinks and Soda

Banned Brominated Vegetable Oil in Popular Drinks and Soda | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
(HealthCastle.com) Have you heard of brominated vegetable oil, or BVO?

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Latteko saag, stir fried Amaranth - Boss Nepal

Latteko saag, stir fried Amaranth - Boss Nepal | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Green vegetables are considered to be very good for health and one among the many is the Amaranth saag (leave vegetable), also known as Latteko saag or Chaulai Saag.
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Monsanto’s Herbicide Chemical Damages DNA: New Study

Monsanto’s Herbicide Chemical Damages DNA: New Study | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
A new peer-reviewed scientific study has found that soybean workers exposed to glyphosate suffer from DNA damage and elevated cell death. Adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G), and thymine (T) are...
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Only 60 Years of Farming Left If Soil Degradation Continues

Only 60 Years of Farming Left If Soil Degradation Continues | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
Generating three centimeters of top soil takes 1,000 years, and if current rates of degradation continue all of the world's top soil could be gone within 60 years, a senior UN official said
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Even Hello Kitty is getting into sustainable food

Even Hello Kitty is getting into sustainable food | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it
One of my most salient memories of early childhood was a small plastic Hello Kitty house.
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The Solution under Our Feet: How Regenerative Organic Agriculture Can Save the Planet

The Solution under Our Feet: How Regenerative Organic Agriculture Can Save the Planet | Food Security, Permaculture, & Environment | Scoop.it

Many of us are now choosing to eat holistically grown foods. We want:
• more nutrition from our food.
• to avoid toxic pesticides and GMOs.
• to create safer conditions for farmers and rural communities.
• to protect the water, air and soil from contamination by toxic agrochemicals.

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