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Fracking Can Cause Drinking Water Contamination - 24/7 Wall St.

Fracking Can Cause Drinking Water Contamination - 24/7 Wall St. | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Source: ThinkstockPublic concerns over contamination of drinking water caused by exploring for and producing natural gas by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have resulted in at least one study that finds methane may be a ...
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Plants do sums to get through the night

Plants do sums to get through the night | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it

New research shows that to prevent starvation at night, plants perform accurate arithmetic division. The calculation allows them to use up their starch reserves at a constant rate so that they run out almost precisely at dawn.


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Appeals Court binds Monsanto in promise not to sue organic farmers - Wisfarmer

Appeals Court binds Monsanto in promise not to sue organic farmers - Wisfarmer | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Appeals Court binds Monsanto in promise not to sue organic farmers Wisfarmer A three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Monday (June 10) that a group of organic and otherwise non-GMO farmer and seed company plaintiffs...
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whats-in-diets

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whats-in-diets, a healthy life, good living (Scientists are researching to ascertain that a plant based diet can decrease the chances of heart disease, cancer, c http://t.co/d98h4rLDWf)...
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Vegan Fitness Center Sprouts in Portland Oregon

Vegan Fitness Center Sprouts in Portland Oregon | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Interview PlantFit Training Studio owner Ed Bauer & Jason Morris, talking about veganism & fitness, living in vegan-friendly Portland, OR & more. (Plant-Based Fitness Takes Root in Portland Oregon: Portland Oregon is super vegan friendly.
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Latest Science on Health Benefits of a Plant-Based or Vegan Diet

Latest Science on Health Benefits of a Plant-Based or Vegan Diet | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
This has the very latest scientific information on why a plant-based diet or a vegan diet is much healthier for you. It includes a video by Michael Greger M.D. who has been a vegan since 1990.
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Plant-based diets take root in US among athletes

Plant-based diets take root in US among athletes | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
From tennis players to bodybuilders, athletes trying to improve their performance have switched to veganism, which excludes meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal-derived ingredients...
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Organic News USA - GMO scientist speaks out on real dangers of GE food

Organic News USA - GMO scientist speaks out on real dangers of GE food | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Organic News USA - GMO scientist speaks out on real dangers of GE food (I trust the info provided by a #GMO scientist and the real dangers of #GE #food.
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Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields

Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Hungary has taken a bold stand against biotech giant Monsanto and genetic modification by destroying 1000 acres of maize found to have been grown with genetically modified seeds, according to Hungary deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Rural...
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Studies prove that being vegan is healthiest - Helena Independent Record

Studies prove that being vegan is healthiest - Helena Independent Record | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Times of India
Studies prove that being vegan is healthiest
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This week's issue of Time Magazine brings more documentation that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
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Plant-Based Diets Can Prevent Over 60% of Chronic Disease Deaths

Plant-Based Diets Can Prevent Over 60% of Chronic Disease Deaths | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The leading cause of death in the world is heart disease. It accounts for about 30% of all deaths and is most prominent in middle-income and high-income countries.[1] If you were to examine the diets of these countries, you ...
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Nestle's Wet Dream: They Mark Up Water 53 MILLION Percent | The Daily Sheeple

Nestle's Wet Dream: They Mark Up Water 53 MILLION Percent | The Daily Sheeple | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
While the world's attention has been on Monsanto's corruption of the food supply, Nestle has been quietly draining water sources around the globe and marking it up a mind-blowing 53,908,255%, while the rest of us must deal with droughts,...
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Scientists Unswayed by Monsanto Findings on Rogue Wheat

Scientists Unswayed by Monsanto Findings on Rogue Wheat | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Several plant scientists questioned conclusions Monsanto Co. drew from its investigation of an escaped gene-altered wheat variety and said there is still a risk that rogue grain is in the seed supply.

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Some common plants can ward off mosquitoes, reduce West Nile threat - KVUE

Some common plants can ward off mosquitoes, reduce West Nile threat - KVUE | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Some common plants can ward off mosquitoes, reduce West Nile threat KVUE "One of our best performers is the citronella plant, which is this plant right here and if you feel it, it has kinda a waxy touch to it," Marc Funderburk of Land Patterns...
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Studies prove that being vegan is healthiest - Helena Independent Record

Studies prove that being vegan is healthiest - Helena Independent Record | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Times of India
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This week's issue of Time Magazine brings more documentation that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
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Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton - Grist

Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton - Grist | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton
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That isn't what most people would think. (Especially the cotton bit. And especially the GMO bit.) But a growing number of pests appear to share this sentiment.
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Permanente Journal Urges Docs to Recommend Plant-based Diets to Patients

Permanente Journal Urges Docs to Recommend Plant-based Diets to Patients | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
According to special report published in the 2013 Spring issue of The Permanente Journal, “A plant-based diet…may be especially beneficial for those with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, lipid disorders, or cardiovascular disease.” ...
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Zija's Uncle Russ » Blog Archive » Feds: Many causes for dramatic bee disappearance

Feds: Many causes for dramatic bee disappearance - THE USDA published, only a few year backs, and I have a copy, a... http://t.co/welC4zgHur
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Monsanto in Gates' Clothing? The Emperor's New GMOs

Monsanto in Gates' Clothing? The Emperor's New GMOs | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
If you had any doubts about where the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is really placing its bets, AGRA Watch's recent announcement of the Foundation's investment of $23.1 million in 500,000 shares of Monsanto stock should put them to rest.
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Genetically Modified Food May Be Why You’re Fat

Genetically Modified Food May Be Why You’re Fat | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The jury is still out on whether genetically modified food is dangerous--though the genetic engineers discussed in this post make a pretty compelling case for its shortcomings.
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Monday's movers: Facebook, Monsanto - MarketWatch

Monday's movers: Facebook, Monsanto - MarketWatch | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Monday's movers: Facebook, Monsanto
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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Shares of Canadian Solar Inc. and Monsanto Co. rose on Monday, while shares of Exide Technologies fell. Tech stocks including Apple Inc.
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Animal-rights advocates sense turning point in chimpanzee research - The Hill (blog)

Animal-rights advocates sense turning point in chimpanzee research - The Hill (blog) | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Animal-rights advocates sense turning point in chimpanzee research
The Hill (blog)
Animal rights proponents hope regulators will restrict the apes from being used in commercial and research activities.
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Third Annual National Animal Rights Day Sunday At Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica Mirror

Third Annual National Animal Rights Day Sunday At Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica Mirror | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Third Annual National Animal Rights Day Sunday At Santa Monica Beach Santa Monica Mirror Vegan rapper and animal rights evangelist Vegan Boss performs at the Third Annual National Animal Rights Day, which will be held on Santa Monica beach north of...
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Potassium and Autoimmune Disease | NutritionFacts.org

Potassium and Autoimmune Disease | NutritionFacts.org | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Plant-based diets appear to decrease inflammation via a variety of mechanisms, including boosting our adrenal gland function due to the consumption of potassium rich foods.

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List of Seed Companies Owned by Monsanto And of Seed Companies Not Owned by Monsanto

List of Seed Companies Owned by Monsanto And of Seed Companies Not Owned by Monsanto | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it

As of 2005, Monsanto owns Seminis. It is estimated that Seminis controls 40 percent of the U.S. vegetable seed market and 20 percent of the world market—supplying the genetics for 55 percent of the lettuce on U.S. supermarket shelves, 75 percent of the tomatoes, and 85 percent of the peppers, with strong holdings in beans, cucumbers, squash, melons, broccoli, cabbage, spinach and peas. The company’s biggest revenue source comes from tomato and peppers seeds, followed by cucumbers and beans.


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