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Animals suffering on factory farms need our help

Animals suffering on factory farms need our help | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Please join me in supporting PETA's vital work for cows, pigs, chickens and all other animals by making a donation online right now! (Animals suffering on factory farms need our help.
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Steer Killed at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo 7/19/13

A young steer was killed today at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. The second animal to have its neck snapped in two days during the roping event. The traum...
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Plant matters: Is photosynthesis the best defense against climate change? - Grist

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Plant matters: Is photosynthesis the best defense against climate change?
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halfrain The Earth's plants and soils already hold three times as much carbon as the atmosphere does.
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13 Health Benefits of Coconut Milk | YouQueen

13 Health Benefits of Coconut Milk | YouQueen | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Its smell reminds us of exotic beaches. It tastes great, and adds a delicious creamy touch to many dishes. It is buttery, yummy, fluffy and savory. It is coconut milk!
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Holy Cow: Researchers Discover Plants Can Communicate With Each Other ... - Core77.com (blog)

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion - SanFranciscoSentinel.com

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion
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The practice of using renewal seeds dates back to ancient times, but Monsanto seeks to collect massive royalties and put an end to the practice.
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Monsanto gives up on new GM crops in EU | Bangkok Post: news - Bangkok Post

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Monsanto gives up on new GM crops in EU | Bangkok Post: news
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Activists rip open bags of MON 810 GM maize at a Monsanto site in Trebes near Carcassonne, France, January 23, 2012.
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Local company helps rescue horses from slaughterhouse - Riverview Current

Local company helps rescue horses from slaughterhouse - Riverview Current | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Local company helps rescue horses from slaughterhouse Riverview Current Talk Fusion founder Bob Reina made the donation after he heard the animals would be sent to the slaughterhouse if no one stepped forward to take on the expense and...
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Government cover-ups and the truth and lies about Thimerosal (mercury Preservative in vaccines) and its link with autism. Once again power and greed wins the majority vote in Washington and the med...

Government cover-ups and the truth and lies about Thimerosal (mercury Preservative in vaccines) and its link with autism. Once again power and greed wins the majority vote in Washington and the med... | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Government cover-ups and the truth and lies about Thimerosal (mercury Preservative in vaccines) and its link with autism and significant link between an increase in rate of neurological problems in kids and a mercury based preservative in the vaccines...
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Gardening: Pitcher plants are a wetland wonder - Richmond Times Dispatch

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Gardening: Pitcher plants are a wetland wonder
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Though this scenario hints of fantasy, the fascinating “meat-eater” that's described is real: the pitcher plant of the Sarraceniaceae family.
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US Staple Crop System Failing from GM and Monoculture

US Staple Crop System Failing from GM and Monoculture | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A new study shows that the US Midwest staple crop system — predominantly genetically modified (GM) — is falling behind other economically and technologically equivalent regions. Western Europe, matched for latitude, ...

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US forces EU to accept GM foods and crops, page 1

US forces EU to accept GM foods and crops, page 1 | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The plan is to make worlds largest free trade area, one of the most important issues is what kind of agreement EU and US will make concerning GMO foods and crops. EU has always been against GMO food due the lack of ...

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An Emergency Measure Against Monsanto Corn in Italy - The Epoch Times

An Emergency Measure Against Monsanto Corn in Italy - The Epoch Times | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The Epoch Times An Emergency Measure Against Monsanto Corn in Italy The Epoch Times Giorgio Fidenato, head of the Italian Federated Farmers, feels strongly about the right to grow genetically modified organisms (GMOs), prompting him to plant...
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National Conference to End Factory Farming - Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

Joel Fuhrman speaking during Saturday Morning Plenaries: Health Benefits of Plant-Based foods at the National Conference to End Factory Farming: For Health, ...
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Twitter / newquaysarge: If I find a dog in a hot car ...

Twitter / newquaysarge: If I find a dog in a hot car ... | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
If I find a dog in a hot car & it is suffering this will be the result. Powers under S18 Animal Welfare Act 2006 http://t.co/tR1jqxAmsc
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Organic crops are tested for pathogens, right? Nope

Organic crops are tested for pathogens, right? Nope, bacteria, feces, e coli, hepatitis A, food safety

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USDA Grants $149,074 to Study Food Shopping Patterns with GPS | CNS News

USDA Grants $149,074 to Study Food Shopping Patterns with GPS | CNS News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it

CNSNews.com was launched on June 16, 1998 as a news source for individuals, news organizations and broadcasters who put a higher premium on balance than spin and seek news that’s ignored or under-reported as a result of media bias by omission.


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Great New Resources for Vegan Dogs and Cats - Care2.com

Great New Resources for Vegan Dogs and Cats - Care2.com | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
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Great New Resources for Vegan Dogs and Cats
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A while back, we put together a comprehensive guide to feeding vegan dogs, as well as an explanation of how we have approached feeding vegan cats.
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Monsanto re-thinks its GMO strategy in Europe - euronews

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Monsanto re-thinks its GMO strategy in Europe
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Biotech company Monsanto is to withdraw all pending requests to grow new types of genetically modified crops in the European Union.
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Mobile slaughterhouse ready for chickens - WatertownDailyTimes.com

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Mobile slaughterhouse ready for chickens
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CANTON — What will be the nation's only U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved mobile chicken slaughterhouse was unveiled today at Sugar Hill Farm in the town of Canton.
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Big Ag's Tactics to Stop Meatless Monday Are a Disgrace - Huffington Post

Big Ag's Tactics to Stop Meatless Monday Are a Disgrace - Huffington Post | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Big Ag's Tactics to Stop Meatless Monday Are a Disgrace Huffington Post An intensive meat industry front group, the entertainingly-named Farm Animal Welfare Coalition, has pressurized the catering company to cease supporting Meatless Monday on the...
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China to Act on Massive Contamination of Water Supply – EcoWatch ...

China to Act on Massive Contamination of Water Supply – EcoWatch ... | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
While the results of the 2006 survey have not been made public, the government has acknowledged that water contamination levels are quite serious. Previous data released by the Land Ministry revealed that 41 percent of ...
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The use of wastewater in agriculture: The nagging dilemma

The use of wastewater in agriculture: The nagging dilemma | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Next time you pass by a surface run-off, stream or polluted river with its heavy load of human, domestic, industrial and municipal waste, instead of covering your nose to ward off the stench you wi...
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Prince Charles warns GM crops risk causing the biggest-ever environmental disaster

The Prince of Wales: 'If that is the future, count me out' The mass development of genetically modified crops risks causing the world's worst environmental d...

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PCRM | Congress Gets Healthy with 9-Year-Old Vegan Chef Noah Koch

PCRM | Congress Gets Healthy with 9-Year-Old Vegan Chef Noah Koch | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The Physicians Committee recently hosted its second standing-room-only “Healthy on the Hill” luncheon on Capitol Hill for more than 120 staffers, interns, and journalists—and even a couple members of Congress—interested in learning more about the...
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