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BlogNews (October 5, 2017) The Trump Administration is trying to privilege fossil fuels companies over taxpayers, the environment, and community health
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BlogNews (September 29, 2017) GMO Inside is calling on Chobani to shift to non-GMO feed sources for its dairy cows.  Chobani processes roughly 40 million pounds of milk per week from over 78,000 dairy cows on nearly 900 farms.  All told, that’s a lot of milk!  Milk which comes…
yogurt, GMOs
BlogNews (September 28, 2017) Regenerative Agriculture— Not Genetic Engineering—is the Solution to Climate Change and Our Ailing Food System  Industrial agriculture companies continue to bully farmers into growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with their toxic…
GMOs, climate, Soil Carbon, climate change, factory farms, farmers, farms, genetic engineering, non-GMO, good food, organic, pesticide, science, sustainable agriculture, wheat
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BlogNews (September 28, 2017) Originally published by One Green Planet by Jonathon Engels March 12, 2014 Source article The fight against GMOs is on. Actually, the fight has been on for some time now: The first GMO food, the Flavr Savr tomato, hit supermarkets in 1994, and by…
GMOs, organizations, labelling
BlogNews (September 21, 2017) Halloween is one of those holidays that most kids can’t wait for and most parents loathe due to the high amount of unhealthy sugary candy. Many of the go-to candy brands are also loaded with genetically engineered (GE or GMO) ingredients. This year…
GMOs, good food, green business, kids, organics, sugar
BlogNews (September 20, 2017) On September 20, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) held its first public meeting of Commissioners in months. Activists from around the country who oppose FERC's rubber stamping of pipelines, were there to greet them, and let them know…
pipeline, dirty energy, fracking
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BlogNews (September 18, 2017) by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern Honey bees are a vital component of our food system because they pollinate many of the crops that humans consume. Over 100 vital crops in our food system are pollinated entirely or in part by bees. Some of…

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BlogNews (September 18, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DSODl2vjoQ by Alex Mauthe, Food Campaigns Intern Honey bees are a vital component of our food system because they pollinate many of the crops that humans consume. Over 100 vital crops in our food system are…

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BlogNews (September 7, 2017) Originally published by Sustainable Pulse  Written by Sustainable Pulse August 30, 2017 High exposure to pesticides as a result of living near farmers’ fields appears to increase the risk of giving birth to a baby with “abnormalities” by about 9…

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BlogNews (September 7, 2017) Originally posted by The Independent  Written by Lisa Baertlein August 24, 2017 McDonald's on Wednesday said that it would begin curbing the use of the high value human antibiotics in its global chicken supply in 2018, as the fast-food giant joins…

BlogNews (September 7, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series.  This…
social justice, immigrants, green economy
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BlogNews (August 31, 2017) Thank you for joining thousands of people coast-to-coast to swarm Kroger stores the weeks surrounding Labor Day (August 26 – September 10) to urge Kroger to stop selling food grown with bee-killing pesticides. We need your help to turn up the heat…
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BlogNews (August 31, 2017) It is great to see more clean products popping up on grocery store shelves. But many companies are making bold claims and not necessarily backing them up. A popular new protein bar, RXBAR, markets itself based on its bold claim that its product is…

BlogNews (August 30, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
recycled paper, clean energy, social justice
BlogNews (August 28, 2017) Scott Pruitt’s EPA is taking aim at yet another Obama-era policy - the Clean Water Rule of 2015. This rule addressed the term "waters of the United States" as used in 1972’s Clean Water Act, and broadened the definition to include rivers, streams,…
water pollution, EPA, climate change
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BlogNews (August 24, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Hannah Lownsbrough 8/23/17 It’s the worst corporate merger you’ve probably never heard of, and one that could spell disaster for our global farming system. Bayer recently started the clock for the European…

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BlogNews (August 24, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Alice Ross 8/22/17 A highly toxic weedkiller not authorised for use in the EU is being exported to developing countries from a UK factory. Paraquat, a pesticide so lethal that a single sip can be fatal, has…

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BlogNews (August 24, 2017) Originally published by Politico By Simon Marks 8/17/17 Monsanto is on the attack. In its fight to keep its blockbuster weedkiller glyphosate on the European market, the American agrichemical giant has spent the last six months fighting accusations…

BlogNews (August 22, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
energy efficiency, anti-racism, recycled paper, Smithsonian
BlogNews (August 22, 2017) By: Ayate Temsamani, Better Paper Project Fellow It can be exciting to start the new academic year in college with brand new supplies! Unfortunately, those notebooks, binders, and papers can generate a significant amount of energy and water waste.…
Better Paper Project, recycling, recycled paper, climate