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"Cloned food. GMOs and rBGH. Oh my! Interesting how swiftly these food technologies were rushed to market, when organic fought for 13 years to become federal law. Eleven years ago, genetically modified food was not part of our food supply; today an astounding 30 percent of our cropland is planted in GMOs. Organic is the only de facto seal of reassurance against these and other modern, lab-produced additions to our food supply, and the only food term with built in inspections and federal regulatory teeth." www.organic.org

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Last modified: 2016-08-19 01:46:27

Soon after assuming office, Kerala (southern state of India) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan kicked up a storm by publicly supporting the Athirappilly hydro electric project, which environmentalists said, if implemented, would create ecologic imbalance in the area and destroy the Athirappilly waterfalls, the largest natural waterfalls in the state.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic, Kerala, India, Athirappilly hydro electric, Arun and Anoop George, wind turbine, innovative, affordable, sustainable, iPhone
Last modified: 2016-08-19 01:39:16

Interplanting flowers with food crops will promote a balanced insect ecology, which in turn will enable natural insect control without the use of toxic pesticides.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic,Natural Insect Control, Rotenone, Colorado Potato Beetle, American Agriculture, Toxic Pesticides, Insect Ecology, Beneficial Insects, Insect Diversity, Gardening Without Pesticides, Organic Gardening
Last modified: 2016-08-16 00:52:52

Out on the horizon of agriculture's future, an army 40,000 strong is marching towards a shimmering goal. They see the potential for a global food system where pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers are but relics of a faded age. They are not farmers, but they are working in the name of farmers everywhere. Under their white lab coats their hearts beat with a mission to unlock the secrets of the soil - making the work of farmers a little lighter, increasing the productivity of every field and reducing the costly inputs that stretch farmers' profits as thin as a wire.

Keywords: Organic, news, microbes, soil, home and garden, environment, technology, food, culture, plants, animals, farmer
Last modified: 2016-06-08 02:16:52

Flour Paint...ring any bells? Also known as "swedish paint", "wheat paint", "ochre paint", it is an ecological and resilient paint for vertical wood surfaces, made from simple ingredients, which can be easily prepared at home, while offering an excellent quality/price ratio.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic, Flour Paint, non-toxic, swedish paint, wheat paint, ochre paint, pigment, enviromental friendly
Last modified: 2016-04-27 01:42:08

The beautiful landscape and bike-friendly roads across Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, have boosted the local economy and brought benefits to the local people. Tourism has continued to grow in Flores following the inclusion of Komodo National Park as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World and bicycle tours have played a great role in the island's tourism-based economy.

Keywords: Indonesia, bicycle, Flores, Kelimutu, local economy, Komodo National Park, New 7 Wonders, cycling tour
Last modified: 2016-07-20 19:36:35

Millions of bees dropped dead after GMO corn was planted few weeks ago in Ontario, Canada. The local bee keeper, Dave Schuit who produces honey in Elmwood lost about 37 million bees which are about 600 hives. “Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said. While many bee keepers blame neonicotinoids, or “neonics.” for colony collapse of bees and many countries in EU have banned neonicotinoid class of pesticides, the US Department of Agriculture fails to ban insecticides known as neonicotinoids, manufactured by Bayer CropScience Inc.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic, Bee, GMO, Pesticide, Neonicotinoid, Immune, dead
Last modified: 2016-09-23 03:06:54

And while Monsanto and others continue to use their multi-million dollar PR budgets to push the narrative that GMOs are needed to “feed the world,” an oft-overlooked report released in 2013 by the United Nations tells a completely different tale: that small scale organic farming is the key to feeding the world and improving food security for the needy after all.

Keywords: Organic, farming, small-scale , US, GMO, UN, UNCTAD, diversity, food
Last modified: 2016-04-12 00:46:27

94 scientist from around the world disagree. Monsanto's CEO Hugh Grant sat down with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson for a wide-ranging, two-part interview about everything Monsanto, from genetically modified crops and the future of agriculture, to the company's recent spate of PCB lawsuits.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic, GMO, Monsanto, glyphosate, herbicide, carcinogen, health problem, scientist
Last modified: 2016-04-11 23:50:45

There are two approaches to improve soil quality and increase soil quantity. Manage water and Encourage living organisms.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic, Geoff Lawton, Improving soil, Soil Biology, Structure, Sustainable, water, living organisms
Last modified: 2016-03-21 01:46:08

Eminent Australian scientist Professor Frank Fenner, who helped to wipe out smallpox, predicts humans will probably be extinct within 100 years, because of overpopulation, environmental destruction and climate change.

Keywords: Indonesia, Organic, science news, physics, materials, nanotech, population, revolution,
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