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P&G to Eliminate Deforestation From Palm Oil Products

P&G to Eliminate Deforestation From Palm Oil Products | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The company says it is committed to driving "positive change" throughout its supply chain
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Renewables Help Push Nuclear Giants to Brink of Collapse » EcoWatch

Renewables Help Push Nuclear Giants to Brink of Collapse » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Plans to build two giant nuclear reactors in south-west England are being reviewed as French energy companies seek more financial backing. Renewable energy
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China has a plan to stem the rise of antibiotic resistance, and it’s working

China has a plan to stem the rise of antibiotic resistance, and it’s working | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The rise of "suberbugs," lethal germs that can't be zapped by most antibiotics, owes particular thanks to China, where antibiotics are handed out like throat lozenges because hospitals depend on overprescribing them to make money. That's part of why some scientists think deaths from infection could soon hit levels not seen since the early 20th century....
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GRATEFUL: A Love Song to the World - YouTube

Freely Download the "Grateful" song and Full album as a gift from nimo at: http://www.emptyhandsmusic.com/album-gift-for-all Musicians Nimo Patel and Daniel ...
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Native Americans eye huge South Dakota wind energy project

Native Americans eye huge South Dakota wind energy project | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Sioux Nation wants to focus on renewable energy, not dirty tar sands oil Staff Report FRISCO — Just a few days after responding angrily to the U.S. House vote to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, S...
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An artisan grain industry takes root in Maine

An artisan grain industry takes root in Maine | sustainablity | Scoop.it
To go into business, Somerset Grist Mill’s founders combined an old-fashioned mill with new forms of investment. The results are breathing new life into Maine’s once-faded grain economy
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Top 7 books on feeding the world

Top 7 books on feeding the world | sustainablity | Scoop.it
From eco-friendly farming techniques to the history of food activism – here’s what our readers recommend, writes Charlotte Seager
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Yogurt - Cornucopia Institute

Yogurt - Cornucopia Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
New Report Criticizes Yogurt Industry Major Brands Accused of Turning Health Food into Junk Food   Culture Wars - Executive Summary Culture Wars - Ful
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Roman Horror-Day: Organic Standards Take A Beating At Codex

Roman Horror-Day: Organic Standards Take A Beating At Codex | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Does "organic" really mean "organic?" Or has the word "organic" been twisted to mean its opposite?
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Sandra Steingraber: Why I am in Jail » EcoWatch

Sandra Steingraber: Why I am in Jail » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Sandra Steingraber is spending 15 days in jail for blockading the gates of Texas-based Crestwood gas storage facility on Seneca Lake. Fracking infrastructure projects
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Drought revives 'forgotten art' at wineries: Farming without irrigation

Drought revives 'forgotten art' at wineries: Farming without irrigation | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The gnarled zinfandel grapevines on Rich Czapleski's land have borne fruit for more than 100 years, producing dark, intense wines that exemplify the special growing conditions in this coveted winemaking region.
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Turns Out, the Future of Food Lies in These Old Seeds

Turns Out, the Future of Food Lies in These Old Seeds | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Scientists, farmers, and chefs are developing new varieties of produce from heirloom seeds. It will make life better for organic farmers—and yummier for everyone else.
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Oregon’s GMO labeling measure may be headed for a recount

Oregon’s GMO labeling measure may be headed for a recount | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Fewer than 1,500 votes currently separate support from opposition.
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AT&T to Pay Almost $52M for Environmental Violations, Cleanup

AT&T to Pay Almost $52M for Environmental Violations, Cleanup | sustainablity | Scoop.it
AT&T has agreed to pay California authorities $23.8 million as part of a settlement to resolve allegations that hundreds of AT&T facilities in the state unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste and materia...
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Down With Sustainable Development! Long Live Convivial Degrowth!

Down With Sustainable Development! Long Live Convivial Degrowth! | sustainablity | Scoop.it
For anyone who recently attended the Fourth International Conference on Degrowth in Leipzig, Germany, listening in on conference talk, surrounded by the ecologically savvy, one quickly noticed that no one was singing the praises of sustainable development.
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bilaterals.org | Deal set to boost food cooperation

bilaterals.org | Deal set to boost food cooperation | sustainablity | Scoop.it
An unprecedented agreement was signed by agriculture tycoons from China and Australia on Monday providing that food from Australia sold to China will be of the highest quality and
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Coming to a mall near you: a green alternative to Home Depot

Coming to a mall near you: a green alternative to Home Depot | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Three decades after he transformed home organization, Container Store co-founder Garrett Boone is putting his money behind TreeHouse, a green home improvement retailer. But is the market ready?
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10,000 children estimated to work in Nepal's carpet industry

10,000 children estimated to work in Nepal's carpet industry | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Nepal’s decade-long civil war has led to a surge in child labour, especially in the carpet industry. The UN is using End Child Slavery week to push for action
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Small Farm Rebels: Organic Revolution is Worldwide | Planet Natural

Small Farm Rebels: Organic Revolution is Worldwide | Planet Natural | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Interest in organic, locally-grown foods isn't just an American and western European phenomenon. People everywhere are demanding healthy, locally grown food.
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10 Cities Revolutionizing Local Food » EcoWatch

10 Cities Revolutionizing Local Food » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Because of climate change, it is now more pressing than ever that cities develop and expand their local food systems. Many cities across the world are making
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Farmers largely in favor of sludge, while local residents remain starkly opposed | Salisbury Post

Farmers largely in favor of sludge, while local residents remain starkly opposed | Salisbury Post | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Deadly DuPont leak exposes safety, response failures

Deadly DuPont leak exposes safety, response failures | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Five DuPont workers - four of them already dead or dying - had been trapped for an hour by poisonous gases inside a pesticide plant when another worker called 911 to report an emergency at 4:13 a.m. The accident scene - a multi­story building where DuPont makes a pesticide that is rated highly toxic to human life - typically housed between 50 to 250 tons of highly flammable methyl mercaptan. Nearby, there was a much smaller but unknown amount of one of the most notorious substances in industrial
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Why Wall Street investors and Chinese firms are buying farmland all over the world

Critics worry that the trade is helping to spur violent land grabs in places like Ethiopia or Cambodia.
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