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Rocket Fuel In Infant Formula

Green Earth Journey

On rocket fuel in infant formula By Jovana Ruzicic April 2, 2009 [link] You don't need to be a parent to know that moms and dads have a lot to worry about--anything from their kids' healthy growth and development to the friends they choose and those math homework assignments. No this is not a joke. And we need to buy a new sink filter.

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Heated Bottled Water Myth or Not?

Green Earth Journey

The FDA says “In the United States, plastic bottles of the type used for commercially marketed water are regulated by the FDA as "food contact substances" and held to the same safety standards as food additives.” Please correct me if I am wrong but isn’t a food additive stuff we can eat? I don’t like being a guinea pig.

The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Thursday, March 19, 2009 The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

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Why “District 9” Should Have Been the Most Important Movie of 2009

The Alien Next Door

"District 9" deserves to be the most important movie of 2009 and it actually is for many individuals. Chris’s son likes Wikus. “We

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Better Organic Standards for Cosmetics

Green Blog

To view a list of companies with products that meet the USDA Organic Standard visit the follow this link.

Holistic Education - An Introduction

The Green Changemakers

Perhaps one needs to feed the person initially, but no amount of just feeding the person will help; simply giving them food will only mean they end up starving again later. Every child is more than a future employee; every person’s intelligence and abilities are far more complex than his or her scores on standardized tests. Resilience.

Food, Inc. review

Eco-Vegan Girl

I finally saw Food, Inc. However, there was a lot of discussion on corn and soy, which are in a lot of food I eat. Food Inc.

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Mother Earth “Guide To” Bookazines – A Review

Green (Living) Review

Instead of having to dig through thick manuals or through back issues of magazines such as the Mother Earth News as to how to grow food, etc.,

Read more - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy, live green

Eco-Vegan Girl

After my fabulous time there last year, I couldnt wait to go again. Tags printed on 100% recycled paper. Organic and free of gluten and soy.

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Marína of the Zabbaleen - DVD movie review

Green (Living) Review

C) 2009. Among its other accolades, the film won a Muhr Award at the 2008 Dubai International Film Festival. The DVD costs US$20.00

Is Local Food Better?

The Green Changemakers

Editor's note from World Watch Institute : The local-food movement has been gaining momentum in developed countries, and in many developing countries as well, in recent years; in the United States alone, sales of locally grown foods, worth about $4 billion in 2002, could reach as much as $7 billion by 2011. So, is local food greener?

Coca-Cola's Orange Drinks Found to Contain 300 Times More Pesticides than Legal Limit in Water

Green Earth Journey

But that turns out to be over 34 times the allowable level of pesticides in bottled water (EU standards). Got that? Photo not linked Wow.

Product Review - Soleo Organics Sunscreen

Green Earth Journey

Zooxanthellae provide coral with food energy through photosynthesis and contribute to the organisms' vibrant color. I LOVE this company.

ASDA 'betrays UK farmers' by importing turkeys

Green (Living) Review

Certainly not good food miles. It would appear, however, that part of this success is down to a reliance on cheap imports from countries where the standards and production methods leave much to be desired. ASDA will put fresh, all-British turkeys on sale from Saturday, December 19, 2009 at a higher price of £6.98/kg.

Newcastle University Study Proves Organic Food Is Better for You

Green (Living) Review

green living organic food The main difference between the two studies is time,” said Prof Leifert.

Who Owns Organic? Surprise!

Green Earth Journey

Do you purchase packaged or processed organic foods? I have my packaged foods down to a minimum, but I still do purchase some. These companies historically have not adhered to a green standard of doing business, and I, personally, question their processing methods. But, who owns my organic packaged food? Probably.

Product Review - Bummis

Green Earth Journey

Not only is it a fabric of amazing quality, but you can be 100% certain that it adheres as well to stringent environmental and toxicity standards.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

Mr José Lopez, International Conseil Energie Monday, June 29, 2009 Cities and Climate Change in Public Policy Moderator: Daniel Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank The French Case. pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Le-Yin Zhang, University College London, UK Valuing environmental characteristics in urban slums. Dawson, S. Barr, M. Batty, A.

Auckland Setting the Standard for Green Zoos

Eco Friendly Daily

Fancy growing some giant sized vegetables in your garden? ” Environment


Green (Living) Review

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) supports the UN’s World Habitat Day 2009, which is raising awareness of the need to improve urban planning to deal with the major challenges of the twenty first century. Many nations aspire to higher living standards, more economic growth and more consumption.

Diverse Health and Environmental Coalition Calls for Sweeping Changes in U.S. Chemical Safety Law

Green (Living) Review

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition Releases Comprehensive Reform Platform by Michael Smith (Veshengro) WASHINGTON, DC, August 2009 -- A broad coalition of health and environmental organizations unveiled today a set of key requirements for reforming the nation's antiquated chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

With recession biting organic sales are down

Green (Living) Review

When money gets tighter people are not interested in the “organic” bit, in the main, but in food, though often still free-range and especially many shoppers want to have LOCAL foods. Lots of food miles too in that case. In a way that should be the same with food. They produce our food. But back to the home front.

Holy Water Is ‘Unsafe for Human Consumption’

Green Prophet

Read More on Hajj: Swine Flu and Other Challenges of Hajj Pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia in 2009. It seems that these days nothing is holy.

Turmeric Helps Conquer Arthritic Inflammation

Green Prophet

A study conducted in Thailand in 2009 concluded that in controlling pain of knee osteoarthritis, curcumine was as effective as ibuprofen.

Reducing CO2 to cool the Planet

Green (Living) Review

In addition to that we must reafforest devastated areas and ensure that all forestry operations in boreal and standard forests, as well as tropical ones, are carried out on a sustainable basis. But that is not the first step to take. In addition to that it puts a strain on the environment and the Planet. That is the easiest way.

As Climate Negotiations Slow, Forests Won't Wait

Green (Living) Review

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says overall tropical deforestation rates this decade are 8.5 New York - Experts warn that any international climate treaty or national climate legislation that fails to address forest and land use issues thoroughly and without delay will not be effective.

Mosanto Part 2 - Patent Pigs

Green Earth Journey

Monsanto Corporation is out to own the world's food supply, the dangers of genetic engineering and reduced biodiversity notwithstanding, as they pig-headedly set about hog-tying farmers with their monopoly plans. At almost every level of food production, Monsanto is seeking a monopoly position. Geneva, Switzerland — It's official.

Bush Administration Actions that Weakened USDA Organic Label

Green Living Ideas

explains, “It will unravel everything we’ve done if the standards can no longer be trusted. USDA Organic Label Standards Being Weakened by Lobbyists. Tags: Food and Cuisine agriculture Bush dairy food health National Organic Standards Board Obama organic Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) If we [.] Related Posts.

New (and Old) Ideas for a Better Food System

The Green Changemakers

From Food for Everyone , the Spring 2009 issue of YES! Solutions for improving the food system: restore seed diversity and native varieties, steward water, build resiliency, process locally and cooperatively, treat everyone fairly, get local foods to local outlets. We cannot afford the industrial food system.”

Horizon Organic and Silk Soymilk: Integrity of Farm Aid Sponsors Questionable

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Food and Cuisine agriculture Dean Foods Farm Aid greenwashing Horizon Organic Neil Young organic standards Silk soymilk Willie Nelson

Are Rain Gardens Mini Toxic Cleanup Sites?

Sightline Daily

I’ve compared the amounts to Washington’s cleanup standards under the Model Toxics Control Act. Oily puddle, Flickr user Banalities.

Mushroom Farmers Start to Sprout Up in Iraq

Green Prophet

They grow wild in Iran, but are still considered an exotic food. Food & HealthEat mushrooms,” he says. magic truffles anyone?).

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A "Living" Built Environment

The Green Changemakers

The new Living Building Challenge standard is designed to address critical social and ?economic Living Building Challenge 2.0 Version 2.0

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Resource Based Economy

The Green Changemakers

At present, we have enough material resources to provide a very high standard of living for all of Earth's inhabitants. This is not the case.

10 Tips to Be a Better Eco-Citizen

The Green Changemakers

Vegetate Meat production consumes more resources--land, water, and oil--than production of vegetation for food, so eat less meat.

A global manifesto for a happier planet

The Green Changemakers

Many developing countries are forced to prioritise the service of crippling financial debt over providing a basic standard of living. pdf 4.8

Sustainability in Suburbia

The Green Changemakers

Most ecovillages offer sustainable housing, the use of renewable energy and local food production. and around the world. Walker agrees.

Path to a Peace Economy

The Green Changemakers

David Korten presented the following speech on October 19, 2009 during a keynote lecture at the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, California.

The 8 ‘Must-Dos’ of Being Green

The Green Changemakers

Only a few things are needed to make good worm compost: a bin, bedding, worms and worm food. pounds of food scraps daily. Get Audited!

Pioneer City 2030: What the Energy System of the Future Looks Like

The Green Changemakers

Interconnection is now a standard procedure, reducing costs and complications. and world in the next decade. and world. Link source: [link].