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Non-Browning, GMO Apples Approved by USDA

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! And soon you'll have no excuse that your apples are too brown to eat. Last week the USDA approved a Canadian company’s Golden Delicious...
Why are Scientists Backing Down to Anti-GMO Activists?

Inside the Organic Glasshouse: Why are Pro-GMO Scientists Backing Down to Anti-GMO Activists?

Measles is making a comeback at the same time as the most important agricultural innovation since synthetic fertilizer is being mothballed. Why? You can thank well-to-do urban activists who reject modern...
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The GMO Debate: Meetings about non-existent food safety issues

This guest article is contributed by Mischa Popoff, a former organic farmer and USDA-contract organic inspector and the author of Is it Organic? No one died in a car crash...
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Biotechnology or Agroecology? The Monsanto Debate from Both Sides

October 12 marked the second March Against Monsanto this year, with actions planned in 52 countries and over 400 cities. Monsanto, which owns 90% of the world's genetically modified...
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Alfalfa Contamination Sparks GMO Regulation Debate

A Washington farmer recently got his crop of GMO-free alfalfa rejected by an overseas exporter due to issues of contamination. More specifically, test on the farmer’s crop samples showed...
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Consumers Are Smart Enough To Handle GMO Labeling

Editors at Scientific American have penned an op-ed arguing against GMO labeling on food. Consumers should be able to handle it.


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4 Things to Consider when Planning an Eco-Friendly Nursery

These 4 design tips will help ensure your newborn is being kept safe and healthy in an eco-friendly nursery.
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The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, and some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it.

9 Food Waste Solutions That Are Basically Habits To Save The Earth

Food waste accounts for up to 29% of the amount of trash each year in the US. Here are 9 effective ways to reduce your food waste at home.

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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.

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