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Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America

Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Bogotá is famous for its vast network of bike lanes. Credit: Helda Martínez/IPSCARACAS, Dec 17 2013 (IPS) “I ride 43 km a day and I love it,” said Carlos Cantor in Bogotá, Colombia.
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Produce for Sale From Underground Urban Farm

Produce for Sale From Underground Urban Farm | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A World War II bunker in London has been repurposed as an underground urban farm.
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U.S. food giant ConAgra shifts focus to organic, natural products

U.S. food giant ConAgra shifts focus to organic, natural products | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Food giant plans to sell faltering store-brand business just two years after spending billions beefing it up. Move underscores shifting consumer tastes.
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Coral gardening beckons ecotourists to restore reefs

Coral gardening beckons ecotourists to restore reefs | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Diving instructor Patti Gross plants coral and scrubs algae off a coral gardening project at Alligator Reef in the Florida Keys. Coral reefs are ...
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New York formalizes ban on fracking, ending 7-year review

New York formalizes ban on fracking, ending 7-year review | sustainablity | Scoop.it
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas on Monday, concluding a seven-year environmental and health review that drew a record number of public comments. "After…
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Consumer worldview not as entrenched as you think — Transition Voice

Consumer worldview not as entrenched as you think — Transition Voice | sustainablity | Scoop.it
As we craft the new worldview, we need to put the pragmatic, cost-benefit bottom-line arguments to bed and speak instead of right and wrong, of love and indignation.
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Greece’s solidarity movement: ‘it’s a whole new model – and it’s working’

Greece’s solidarity movement: ‘it’s a whole new model – and it’s working’ | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Citizen-run health clinics, food centres, kitchens and legal aid hubs have sprung up to fill the gaps left by austerity – and now look set to play a bigger role under a Syriza government
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Raleigh might look to Capital Area Food Network for help with urban agriculture

Raleigh might look to Capital Area Food Network for help with urban agriculture | sustainablity | Scoop.it
City leaders are looking for input on how to make Raleigh more friendly to urban agriculture, and they might turn to a group of local food boosters for help.
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Atrazine and Glyphosate To Be Analyzed by EPA for Impacts on 1,500 Endangered Species

Atrazine and Glyphosate To Be Analyzed by EPA for Impacts on 1,500 Endangered Species | sustainablity | Scoop.it
(Beyond Pesticides, June 25, 2015) The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Tuesday that it will analyze the effects of two of the most commonly used pesticides in the United States, glyphosate and atrazine, along with atrazine chemical-cousins propazine and simazine, for their impact
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The Twisted Politics of GMOs » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

The Twisted Politics of GMOs » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Twisted Politics of GMOs
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Obamacare ruling: what about the 35 million people who are still uninsured?

Obamacare ruling: what about the 35 million people who are still uninsured? | sustainablity | Scoop.it
With the Affordable Care Act secured by the supreme court, Obama must now address gaps in a flawed system while pushing for universal healthcare in the US
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Family farming should remain at the centre of hunger eradication policies in Latin America and the Caribbean | FAO

Family farming should remain at the centre of hunger eradication policies in Latin America and the Caribbean | FAO | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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The Most Important YouTube Video You’ll See This Summer

The Most Important YouTube Video You’ll See This Summer | sustainablity | Scoop.it
I often hear friends and relatives wondering why it’s worth paying a premium price for organically grown food when it looks and tastes just like the regular stuff they normally buy. Well, “The Organic Effect” more than answers that question.
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Lawsuits over California water rights are a fight a century in the making

Lawsuits over California water rights are a fight a century in the making | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The lawsuits hit the courts within days of the state mailing notices to some Central Valley irrigation districts: They were to stop diverting from rivers and streams because there wasn't enough water to go around.
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Lawsuit alleges farming operations are polluting Chesapeake waters

Lawsuit alleges farming operations are polluting Chesapeake waters | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals.
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What Does 'Low Dose' Mean When It Comes to Exposure to Toxic Chemicals?

What Does 'Low Dose' Mean When It Comes to Exposure to Toxic Chemicals? | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A major study reveals how exposure over 80 different chemicals could have synergistic impacts on the development of cancer.
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Shocking Documents Reveal Fracking Health Complaints Swept Under the Rug in Pennsylvania

Shocking Documents Reveal Fracking Health Complaints Swept Under the Rug in Pennsylvania | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Uncovered documents clearly demonstrate an ongoing pattern of alarming negligence and incompetence by the Pennsylvania DOH in responding to fracking
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Truth or Deception: New report exposes how industry front groups are spending millions to shape the story of food

Truth or Deception: New report exposes how industry front groups are spending millions to shape the story of food | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Organic and non-GMO food sales are skyrocketing as more and more people are choosing healthier, more sustainable food produced without synthetic pesticides, GMOs or the routine use of antibiotics and added hormones. Rather than respond to changing market demands by shifting the way they do business, many large food and agrochemical companies are using tobacco-style PR tactics to mislead the public and attack the organic food industry to try to win back skeptical consumers.

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Society will collapse by 2040 due to catastrophic food shortages, says study

Society will collapse by 2040 due to catastrophic food shortages, says study | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A scientific model has suggested that society will collapse in less than three decades due to catastrophic food shortages if policies do not change.
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Scientists Baffled Over Unprecedented Warming of Ocean Off Atlantic and Pacific Coasts

Scientists Baffled Over Unprecedented Warming of Ocean Off Atlantic and Pacific Coasts | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Oceanographers are puzzled by an accelerated burst of warming sea that threatens the fisheries of the American Atlantic coast. The Woods Hole Oceanographic
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Supreme Court rejects EPA's regulation of power plants' emissions of mercury and other toxins

Supreme Court rejects EPA's regulation of power plants' emissions of mercury and other toxins | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court plunked a setback into the lap of the Environmental Protection Agency Monday by trashing the agency's regulation of emissions of mercury and other air toxins (MATS) from ...
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Stupidity and Intelligence: Science, GMOs and Our Food

Stupidity and Intelligence: Science, GMOs and Our Food | sustainablity | Scoop.it
"Science" is derived from the scire – "to know". Each of us should know what we are eating, how it was produced, what impact it has on our health. "Agroecology, not the mechanistic and blind paradigm of industrial agriculture, is the truly scientific approach to food production."
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Why Crop Diversity Matters | EuropeanSeed

Why Crop Diversity Matters | EuropeanSeed | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The fight to achieve food security and end hunger is one of the greatest challenges facing the world in the coming decades. Rising populations, diminishing resources and deteriorating environments only raise the stakes. It’s clear that securing the world’s food supply will require much work beyond crop diversity conservation — such as further advances in …
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