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Guess who’s ashamed of GMOs?

There was a time when ones and zeros were all controlled by a handful of very powerful men. Then along came a couple upstarts working out of their garages,...
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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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Pushing back the organic movement

This guest article is contributed by Mischa Popoff, a former organic farmer and USDA-contract organic inspector and is the author of Is it Organic? In its first major action in...
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These 3 genetically modified foods will make the world a better place

Are GMOs all bad? Most of us who are advocates for sustainable agriculture have a negative view of GMO’s, and with good reason – they often come with pesticides, allergies,...
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Could GMO Tobacco Plants Be A Viable Biofuel Source?

Tobacco could serve a higher purpose than filling cigarettes. That's the implication of a recently-published thesis in Spain describing a new strain of genetically modified (GM) tobacco with potential...
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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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The environmental impact of farms and why synthetic meat may be the answer

On Monday, the first synthetic meat hamburger was eaten in London to underwhelmed taste testers, but overjoyed environmentalists. The introduction of a completely artificial meat substitute could have an...
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No GMO – App Lets You Scan For Monsanto In The Supermarket Aisle

Weary of Monsanto corn? Want to avoid GMO potatoes? There’s an app for that. Last month saw the launch of Buycott – a phone app that scans items in your grocery...
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A New Take on Tobacco

Scientists have located a happy place where two Bad News Betty’s - tobacco and GMO - collide, asserting that cultures from genetically modified tobacco plants are able to be...

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
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20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
Fabric Scraps

20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
vertical farm growing plants

Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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