Category Archives: Ecology

South Carolina Man Starts Urban Garden to Feed Those in Need, Teach People How to Grow Food

June 4, 2012 | NaturalNews The relatively modest, two-and-a-half acre plot of formerly unused land behind the Wild Radish Health Store in Greenville, South Carolina, is quickly burgeoning into a cornucopia of organic squash, kale, blueberries and other fresh fruits … Continue reading

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90 Percent of Corn Seeds Are Coated with Bayer’s Bee-Decimating Pesticide

May 16 | Mother Jones by Tom Philpott I’m doing something very odd this week: speaking at the annual conference of Croplife America, the main trade group for the US agrichemical industry. Croplife members include Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, and Syngenta, … Continue reading

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How to Start Your Own Herb Garden

Di-Di Hoffman | Timeless Herb Secrets The rewards of growing herbs are far greater than with other plants. Other plants in the garden are mostly planted for their decorative value. Herbs, on the other hand, can also be used for … Continue reading

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Study: EPA-Approved GMO insecticide Responsible for Killing Off Bees, Contaminating Entire Food Chain

Natural News | April 9, 2012 Early last year, leaked documents obtained by a Colorado beekeeper exposed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency‘s (EPA) illegitimate approval of clothianidin, a highly-toxic pesticide manufactured by Bayer CropScience that the regulatory agency knew was … Continue reading

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Happy World Water Day: March 22, 2012

World Water Day: Your Voice Matters (Maybe More Than Money) – Donate THAT Matt Damon and Gary White, HuffPost, March 22, 2012 Imagine that when you woke up today, before logging online to check email or read this post you … Continue reading

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Teaching Children Gardening Boosts Their Development and Health

by Tony Isaacs, The Best Years in Life A study conducted for Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident, and more resilient. In addition, … Continue reading

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