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The Greenway: Equal treatment for greasy snacks 17.3.2010 Boston Globe: Opinion
The Greenway: Equal treatment for greasy snacks
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Judge allows genetically engineered beet harvest 17.3.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Breaking News
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge today said farmers can harvest their genetically engineered sugar beets this year, ruling the economic impact too great and that environmental groups waited too long to request that the crop be yanked from the ground and otherwise barred from the market.
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Organics recycling grows in the Minneapolis Public Schools 17.3.2010 Twin Cities Daily Planet
Caption: Americorps Volunteer Whitney Hough coaches an Edison High School student on composting (Photo courtesy of Edison High School) Minneapolis Public Schools has added organic waste composting to its district wide recycling program. Starting last Monday, Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis began composting all uneaten food and many paper products. The school already has a non-organics recycling program in place which includes paper, plastic, glass and aluminum. Edison High has a partnership with Americorps. In addition to after school-tutoring programs, Americorps volunteers have helped launch a relationship with the MPS (Minneapolis Public Schools) Goes Green campaign ; a result of a February '09 resolution by the ...
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Judge allows genetically engineered beet harvest 17.3.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
A federal judge on Tuesday said farmers can harvest their genetically engineered sugar beets this year, ruling the economic impact too great and that environmental groups waited too long to request that the crop be yanked from the ground and otherwise barred from the market.
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Going green makes you mean 16.3.2010 Hindustan Times: News
When Al Gore was caught running up huge energy bills at home at the same time as lecturing on the need to save electricity, it turns out that he was only reverting to “green” type.
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Disposing of feminine-care products has little environmental impact 16.3.2010 Washington Post: Science
Every month, I seem to go through an endless number of disposable pads and tampons. What impact are my moon cycles having on the planet?

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Salmonella product recall news 16.3.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
Salmonella product recall news
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Product recalled for salmonella contamination: baking mixes, spice blends, cheese spreads 16.3.2010 Star Tribune: Nation
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Salmonella product recall news 16.3.2010 Seattle Times: Politics
The following products are being recalled because they could be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children and others with weakened immune systems:
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Vail's Greener Pastures: Become a small-space gardener 15.3.2010 Vail Colorado: Editorials
VAIL, Colorado - If all of in the Vail Valley just had a can-do grandmother to learn from ... It was seeing her West Indian grandmother grow potatoes in a bucket, after relocating to an apartment in the cold Canadian north from Barbados, that opened Gayla Trail's eyes to the possibilities of growing food in an urban, small-space environment. This bucket sprouted Trail's own ingenuity in gardening. It made Trail question, and subsequently, push the limits of what a "normal" garden looks like. So since college, with an "appalling" lack of gardening knowledge, Trail began growing vegetables anywhere and everywhere. Years later with a lot more gardening practice under her belt, Trail is a bona fide urban farmer, and for the last 10 years, she ...
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Dramatic decline of male births in indigenous communities tied to industrial pollution 14.3.2010 ICT - global
A strange reality exists in at least one indigenous community – babies that should be born boys are instead, born girls.
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Dramatic decline of male births in indigenous communities tied to industrial pollution 14.3.2010 ICT: Canada
A strange reality exists in at least one indigenous community – babies that should be born boys are instead, born girls.
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Water Wisdom 14.3.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Vandana Shiva

Since 1966 - and as a consequence of the introduction of the Green Revolution model of water-intensive, chemical farming - India has over-exploited her groundwater, creating a water famine.

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Low-key King Conservation District vote set for Tuesday 14.3.2010 Seattle Times: Local
There's an election on Tuesday, and you and about 1 million others in King County are likely to miss it. For the past 60 years, supervisors for the King Conservation District have been elected in relative obscurity.
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Dramatic decline of male births in indigenous communities tied to industrial pollution 13.3.2010 ICT: Health
A strange reality exists in at least one indigenous community – babies that should be born boys are instead, born girls.
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Connecticut Dining | Eating by the Book: For Jewish Diners, the Evolving Challenge to Keep Kosher 13.3.2010 NY Times: NY Region
Finding kosher foods has become easier yet more difficult in Connecticut, with the number of markets dwindling and the availability of packaged foods increasing.

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Health is the Tipping Point to Identify and Eliminate GMOs 13.3.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Olga Bonfiglio

Are Americans willing to jeopardize their health with GMO foods? 

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Manure is piling up as a new-age pollution issue 13.3.2010 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Nearly 40 years after the first Earth Day, this is irony. The United States has reduced the man-made pollutants that left its waterways dead, discolored and occasionally flammable. But now, it has managed to smother the same waters with the most natural stuff in the world: manure.
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Sowing the oats of prosperity 13.3.2010 Boston Globe: Business
Sowing the oats of prosperity
Dramatic decline of male births in indigenous communities tied to industrial pollution 13.3.2010 ICT: Living
A strange reality exists in at least one indigenous community – babies that should be born boys are instead, born girls.
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