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Climate change is good for you, says ultra-conservative Heartland Institute

Climate change is good for you, says ultra-conservative Heartland Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
New study by thinktank funded by Koch brothers aims to debunk authoritative UN climate change report For those concerned about climate change, the ultra-conservative Heartland Institute offers up a calming solution: try thinking of yourself as a...
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Brazil Called upon to Block Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

Brazil Called upon to Block Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees | sustainablity | Scoop.it
By Valentina Ieri
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 5 2015 (IPS)
Forest protection, increased biodiversity and wildlife conservation are just a few of the promises made by proponents of genetically engineered (GE) plants.
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Opinion: Eco-efficient Crop and Livestock Production for Nicaraguan Farmers

Opinion: Eco-efficient Crop and Livestock Production for Nicaraguan Farmers | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A field day conducted to share information with farmers.
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New 3rd edition of 'Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening' now available - UC Santa Cruz

New 3rd edition of 'Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening' now available - UC Santa Cruz | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Drawing on nearly 50 years of experience, "Teaching Organic Farming & Gardening: Resources for Instructors, 3rd Edition" addresses practical aspects of organic farming and gardening, applied soil science, and social and environmental issues in...
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Monterey County residents paying for contaminated wells

Monterey County residents paying for contaminated wells | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Nitrate and chemicals from ag operations render well water undrinkable, but residents get stuck with the bill
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The USDA Is Helping Rural Farmers Get Their Own Renewable Energy

The USDA Is Helping Rural Farmers Get Their Own Renewable Energy | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new federal program is helping make clean energy its own cash crop.
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Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft and Putting More Trust in Communities than Corporations…

Why I’m Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft and Putting More Trust in Communities than Corporations… | sustainablity | Scoop.it
From Dan Gilmour Backchannel I’m done sending my money and data to corporations I don’t trust… When I became a technology columnist in the mid-1990s, the public Internet was just beginning its first big surge.
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Consumers Want GMO Labels, Not Barcodes - NationofChange

Consumers Want GMO Labels, Not Barcodes - NationofChange | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Evidence proves that GMOs may cause health problems in humans, but U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, believes consumers should use barcodes to identify GMO foods instead of requiring labels.
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Designing for Happiness: The Ultimate Sustainability Solution?

Designing for Happiness: The Ultimate Sustainability Solution? | sustainablity | Scoop.it
We’ve all been there before—took a wrong turn and ended up in a “scary” neighborhood. Quickly now, roll up the windows, lock the doors—¼ inch of glass will save our lives. What causes us to react this way?

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What’s the True Impact of the Alternative Economy? Researchers Decide It’s Time to Find Out

What’s the True Impact of the Alternative Economy? Researchers Decide It’s Time to Find Out | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Successful initiatives are investing in human relationships, not faceless call centers or centralized headquarters.
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More Farmers Predicted to Go Non-GMO and Organic in 2015 - Cornucopia Institute

More Farmers Predicted to Go Non-GMO and Organic in 2015 - Cornucopia Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Organic Connections by Ken Roseboro Source: Kevin Dooley A growing number of farmers are considering planting non-GMO corn and soybeans as well as organic
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Popular 'BPA-Free' Chemical Causes Brain Damage, Study Finds

Popular 'BPA-Free' Chemical Causes Brain Damage, Study Finds | sustainablity | Scoop.it
See where this harmful substance hides...
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Hershey's Most Popular Chocolates Will Go GMO-Free by End of the Year » EcoWatch

Hershey's Most Popular Chocolates Will Go GMO-Free by End of the Year » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Hershey Company announced it will remove genetically modified ingredients from Hershey's Kisses Milk Chocolates and Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bars to
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Mitch McConnell, hemp hero

Mitch McConnell, hemp hero | sustainablity | Scoop.it
It's always seemed crazy that industrial hemp got swept up in the war on drugs. The senate's Republican majority leader thinks so too.
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Who Controls Our Food?

Who Controls Our Food? | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new report from Global Justice Now, From The Roots Up, shows that not only can small-scale organically produced food feed the world, but it can do so better than intensive, corporate-controlled agriculture.
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Jim Gerritsen: The Price of Democracy From Seed Patents to the TPP - Food Integrity Now

Jim Gerritsen: The Price of Democracy From Seed Patents to the TPP - Food Integrity Now | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Jim Gerritsen, Owner of Wood Prairie Farm and President of the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (“OSGATA”), understands much about the law and how democracy is supposed to work. He shares with us today the process that he, as lead plaintiff, and others experienced during a three-year lawsuit where he and 280,000 other plaintiffs … continue reading …
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Sacramento man pushes urban farming movement

Sacramento man pushes urban farming movement | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Con10u2farm founder James Brady is pushing the urban farming movement. His goal is to teach people how to grow nutritious food by using reusable resources around them.
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Record-Setting Indiegogo Campaign at $4.7 Million Takes Honeybee Entrepreneurs to New Heights » EcoWatch

Record-Setting Indiegogo Campaign at $4.7 Million Takes Honeybee Entrepreneurs to New Heights » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Father and son beekeepers, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, have an Indiegogo campaign that has crowdsourced more than $4.7 million for its honey system, Flow
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Indigenous Peruvians win Amazon pollution payout from US oil giant

Indigenous Peruvians win Amazon pollution payout from US oil giant | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Out-of-court settlement ends long legal battle for compensation for deaths, birth defects and environmental damage allegedly caused by Occidental’s pollution
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4 Million People Demand Obama Administration to Protect Bees from Toxic Insecticides » EcoWatch

4 Million People Demand Obama Administration to Protect Bees from Toxic Insecticides » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A coalition rallied today in front of the White House and delivered more than 4 million signatures calling on Obama to protect bees from neonicotinoids and other
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Inside the bizarre cow trials of the 1920s

Inside the bizarre cow trials of the 1920s | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Eugenics, milk production, and the "honorable court of bovine justice."
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Royal Dutch Shell Wants to Look for Oil in the Most Dangerous Drilling Environment in the World

Royal Dutch Shell Wants to Look for Oil in the Most Dangerous Drilling Environment in the World | sustainablity | Scoop.it
An ice-choked ocean, tens of thousands of whales, no proven technology in case of emergency, and a mission for oil: what could possibly go wrong?
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Reimagining Our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots

Reimagining Our Streets as Places: From Transit Routes to Community Roots | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Streets are our most fundamental shared public spaces, but they are also one of the most contested and overlooked.
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Study Shows Organic Farms and Industrial Ag Are Equally Productive

Study Shows Organic Farms and Industrial Ag Are Equally Productive | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new study released this week by Berkeley University has good news for health-conscious Americans. The new study analyzed 3 times as much data as previous studies and found the organic farms’ productivity is much nearer to industrial agriculture than previously believed. According to an article in Berkeley’s NewsCenter, “In terms of comparing productivity among the two techniques, this paper sets the record straight on the comparison between organic and conventional agriculture,” said t
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People, Planet, Profit: How Triple-Bottom-Line Businesses Lead the Way Toward Sustainable Economies » EcoWatch

People, Planet, Profit: How Triple-Bottom-Line Businesses Lead the Way Toward Sustainable Economies » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Worldwatch Institute's Governing for Sustainability takes a look at how entrepreneurs and business people are considering the "triple-bottom-line" when it
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McDonald’s Is Changing Its McNuggets—and the Move Could Save Lives

McDonald’s Is Changing Its McNuggets—and the Move Could Save Lives | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The chain announced new standards for its poultry providers that drastically limit the use of antibiotics.
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