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Transforming the way we see nature - dispatches from earth's most vital frontlines - The Ecologist

14 hours 17 min ago

The Ecologist

Transforming the way we see nature - dispatches from earth's most vital frontlines
The Ecologist
Well, it seems that major corporations are starting to appreciate these truths: “The business voice on these issues is changing. There's an increasing number of people who understand there is no profit on a dead planet, especially among those involved ...

Planet of the future - The News International (blog)

Mon, 2018-04-23 18:14

Planet of the future
The News International (blog)
This false reporting results in policies that create a risk of ecosystem collapse. Political and economic elites want people to believe these problems do not exist. Those in power seek to protect profits from dirty energy rather than transition to 100 ...

Chemical Madness! - Dissident Voice

Mon, 2018-04-23 15:19

Chemical Madness!
Dissident Voice
The Tennekes' study discusses “a break in the food chain” because of the use of an insecticide. That is a prime example of one of many studies that seldom appear in mainstream publications even though the message is critically important to quality of ...

How Agro-Chemical Giant Monsanto Been Destroying Environment, Human Lives for Decades - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Sun, 2018-04-22 14:30

teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

How Agro-Chemical Giant Monsanto Been Destroying Environment, Human Lives for Decades
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
Monsanto which patented these genetically modified seeds has made the lives of independent, low-income farmers, around the world, a living hell. "For nearly all of its history the United States Patent and Trademark Office had refused to grant patents ...

Earth Day: Conflict Over the Future of the Planet - Truthdig

Sun, 2018-04-22 12:13

Truthdig

Earth Day: Conflict Over the Future of the Planet
Truthdig
This false reporting results in policies that create a risk of ecosystem collapse. Political and economic elites want people to believe these problems do not exist. Those in power seek to protect profits from dirty energy rather than transition to 100 ...

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FT Health: Malaria backsliding, the Vatican and gene-editing - Financial Times

Fri, 2018-04-20 06:31

Financial Times

FT Health: Malaria backsliding, the Vatican and gene-editing
Financial Times
(Stat). Food fights India is planning colour-coded labels on packaged foods to indicate fat, sugar and salt contents — as well as genetically-modified ingredients. Separately, the International Coffee Organization is fighting back after a Californian ...

Global Food Safety Testing Industry - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 2018-04-18 08:28

Global Food Safety Testing Industry
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Safety Testing in US$ Thousand. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/90559. The report analyzes the market for Food Safety Testing ...

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High-Fat Diets Are All The Rage. But Can They Also Be Dangerous? - mindbodygreen.com

Wed, 2018-04-18 03:09

mindbodygreen.com

High-Fat Diets Are All The Rage. But Can They Also Be Dangerous?
mindbodygreen.com
While diets high in foods rich in fat like meats, cheeses, butter, dairy, and egg yolks are popular, they don't come without some consequences. New research has provided further insight into what happens to the human body when a person eats a fatty ...

GM food is not proven to be unsafe, so stop the fearmongering - South China Morning Post

Tue, 2018-04-17 01:10

South China Morning Post

GM food is not proven to be unsafe, so stop the fearmongering
South China Morning Post
In her letter, Sara Wong made an attempt to show that genetically modified (GM) foods might be dangerous (“Why GM foods are not the solution to world hunger”, April 10). However, while millions of servings of GM food have been consumed, there has been ...

Stand against FSANZ Approval of 'Golden Rice' - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sun, 2018-04-15 02:37

Stand against FSANZ Approval of 'Golden Rice'
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
International Community Gather to Stand against FSANZ Approval of 'Golden Rice'. “We have long asserted that we don't need GMOs which is intertwined with the used of toxic pesticides and herbicides. We have our own traditional rice varieties and ...

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Frankenfoods? A 'terrible word' that could describe more foods than you might realize - Genetic Literacy Project

Fri, 2018-04-13 06:31

Genetic Literacy Project

Frankenfoods? A 'terrible word' that could describe more foods than you might realize
Genetic Literacy Project
This depiction is used to reinforce the notion that GM foods are created in laboratories and not by nature and therefore are dangerous to consume. With the constant barrage of scare-based imagery, it is not surprising that there is widespread public ...

Rising Cases Of Kidney Disease - Independent Newspapers Limited

Fri, 2018-04-13 04:21

Independent Newspapers Limited

Rising Cases Of Kidney Disease
Independent Newspapers Limited
Medical experts identified 11 risk factors responsible for the rising cases of kidney failure in Nigeria. Among them are diabetes, hypertension, untreated microbial infections, especially urinary tract infections (UTI), diarrhoea, malaria, hepatitis ...

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After Soda Tax, Philadelphians 40 Percent Less Likely to Guzzle Sugar - EcoWatch

Thu, 2018-04-12 08:19

EcoWatch

After Soda Tax, Philadelphians 40 Percent Less Likely to Guzzle Sugar
EcoWatch
To that end, Madsen is troubled by ongoing negotiations over the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as the Trump administration seems to be using trade talks with Mexico and Canada to try to limit governmental ability to use ...

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US Government Backs Dangerous New Genetic Manipulation of Plants and Animals - Center for Research on Globalization

Thu, 2018-04-12 07:01

Center for Research on Globalization

US Government Backs Dangerous New Genetic Manipulation of Plants and Animals
Center for Research on Globalization
Quite different from the older Monsanto “gene cannon” or other techniques of changing a plant's genetics by bombarding it with a foreign substance to (hopefully) make the soybean or GMO corn resistant to Monsanto's Roundup weed killer, a highly ...

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Modified rice grown in saline fields to hit China market - UkrAgroConsult

Thu, 2018-04-12 05:43

UkrAgroConsult

Modified rice grown in saline fields to hit China market
UkrAgroConsult
Beijing has sounded the food security alarm as sweeping industrialization nibbles away at the nation's farmland, along with pollution and erosion further complicating the situation. China's shrinking arable land has forced agriculturalists to devise ...

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After Soda Tax, Philadelphians 40 Percent Less Likely to Guzzle Sugar - Sierra Magazine

Thu, 2018-04-12 02:08

Sierra Magazine

After Soda Tax, Philadelphians 40 Percent Less Likely to Guzzle Sugar
Sierra Magazine
To that end, Madsen is troubled by ongoing negotiations over the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as the Trump administration seems to be using trade talks with Mexico and Canada to try to limit governmental ability to use ...

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Bioscience Resource Project: Anti-GMO activist group promotes conspiracy theories on 'Independent Science News ... - Genetic Literacy Project

Wed, 2018-04-11 09:43

Genetic Literacy Project

Bioscience Resource Project: Anti-GMO activist group promotes conspiracy theories on 'Independent Science News ...
Genetic Literacy Project
The Bioscience Resource Project (BSR), is an Ithaca, New York-based nonprofit founded in 2006 by Allison Wilson and her husband, virologist Jonathan Latham. It promotes its anti-GMO activities primarily via their website, Independent Science News for ...

Modified rice grown in saline fields to hit China market - Asia Times

Wed, 2018-04-11 05:37

Asia Times

Modified rice grown in saline fields to hit China market
Asia Times
Beijing has sounded the food security alarm as sweeping industrialization nibbles away at the nation's farmland, along with pollution and erosion further complicating the situation. China's shrinking arable land has forced agriculturalists to devise ...

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Beyond olive: 9 healthy oils for cooking, salad dressings and more - Today.com

Fri, 2018-04-06 08:15

Today.com

Beyond olive: 9 healthy oils for cooking, salad dressings and more
Today.com
The numbers: 1 tablespoon contains 119 calories and 13 grams of fat. Why it's good for you: Sesame oil has antibacterial properties, so using it as a topical treatment or a dietary supplement may help protect against abnormal bacterial growth. It also ...