Posted on August 21, 2013 by Natural Awakenings
GMOs Threaten Wheat Exports
America lags behind the world in limiting, banning or even labeling genetically modified (GE, GM or GMO) crops, and now Japan has suspended some imports from the United States because of the discovery of unapproved GM wheat in Oregon.
Filed under: August 2013, Global Brief | Tagged: climate, environment, exports, GM, gm wheat, GMO, gmo crops, Japan, wheat, wheat export, wheat exports | Leave a comment »
Posted on August 19, 2013 by Natural Awakenings
On Aug. 21, you can join Americans Against Fracking for a national call-in day to President Obama.
Call the President at 1-888-660-2594. You can tell him: “Fracking threatens the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the communities we love and the climate on which we all depend. We need to ban fracking now.”
Filed under: Activism, August 2013 | Tagged: arsenic, climate, fracking, groundwater | Leave a comment »
Posted on July 24, 2013 by Natural Awakenings
One Life Yields Two Forests
After 30 years of single-handedly planting a huge forest in North India, Jadav Payeng is starting on his second.
Filed under: Global Brief, July 2013 | Tagged: climate, conservation, forest, Jadav Payeng, nature, north india, planting trees, science, trees | Leave a comment »
Posted on June 20, 2013 by Natural Awakenings
Organic farmers and ranchers aren’t allowed to use chemical poisons on their crops and livestock and are generally better stewards of the land.
Filed under: Eat Well | Tagged: chemical poisons, climate, environment, farmers and ranchers, farms, health food, healthy, Organic, organic farmers | Leave a comment »
Posted on October 8, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Threatened Species Rebound
The American bald eagle and other decimated populations targeted by international conservation efforts, from Rwanda’s mountain gorillas to India’s wild tigers, show encouraging signs of recovery.
Filed under: Featured Articles, October 2012 | Tagged: american bald eagle, bald eagle, climate, conservation, environment, extinct, international conservation efforts, species rebound | Leave a comment »
Posted on September 27, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Spotlight on Sustainable Colleges
College-bound students appear to be thinking green. Environmental credentials, in addition to academic excellence and affordable tuition, are gaining traction in their selection process.
Filed under: Green Living, September 2012 | Tagged: climate, college, eco, education, environment, environmental, students, transportation, tuition, university | Leave a comment »
Posted on July 10, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Plant Pathologist Don Huber Reveals the Risks
Noted plant pathologist and Purdue University Professor Emeritus Don Huber, Ph.D., speaks out internationally about the risky business of biotechnology.
Filed under: Health Brief, July 2012 | Tagged: biotechnology, climate, Don Huber, GMO, nature, plant pathologist, plant pathology, Purdue University, purdue university professor, science, university professor emeritus | Leave a comment »