{News and Views} Monsanto's Dangerous Contract with Farmers


Genetically Modified Organisms and Monsanto are not new topics for this blog”s readers. Most of us already know about the safety concerns, the risks of , the killer weeds being created, the lawsuits filed against farmers, their questionable relationship with government agencies set to regulate them, and the general difficulty of finding true independent studies […]

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The Spirit of the Season

 I hope everyone forgives me this little deviation from the usual News and Views posting format and indulges me in a story that I feel must be told! If you’re anything like me you ate way too much on Christmas Day (for those who celebrate of course) and can barely move to protest anyway, which, […]

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Recycling — The Difference Between the Numbers

 Recycling has been around forever it seems and it is the one planet friendly activity that most all of us complete on a regular basis. With scheduled pickups in most areas, or large drop off locations in others, even people who don’t consider themselves Green have the chance to make a positive environmental impact on […]

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What’s that Smell? It’s Rising Temperatures From Melting Ice

We all know that carbon emissions are a dangerous climate issue but many of us are just starting to learn about the effects that methane gas can have on the environment. And the people in Russia’s frozen Siberian region are some of the first to notice the warning signs. Methane, among Greenies is a subject […]

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Hold the Cardboard, Please

As most Greenies know, there are some items on the less than desirable list. Things like extraneous packaging or superfluous content within items. The added waste will get thrown away, and yes, many times recycled, but it still causes the entire system to be weighed down by its mere presence. First the extra has to […]

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U.S. resists BPA Ban but Europe bans baby bottles with BPA

BPA Free Baby Bottles from Softlanding

The news out of Brussels this morning is that Europe is banning any baby bottles containing the chemical Bispheno-A as early as starting March, 2011. Meanwhile, in the U.S., the chemical industry influences against the Food Safety Bill to ban BPA. According to Montrealgazette, Europe on Thursday banned baby bottles containing the chemical Bisphenol-A as […]

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GMOs. What is the Scoop?

There is such controversy about this subject. We all hear and read about it in the news on a regular basis.  More people than ever are probably aware of GMOs after the great salmon debate this year.  How are we to know that we are hearing both sides of the story presented in an unbiased […]

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