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The Late John Trudell Explains Why We Need Hemp Now (and Why The World Simply Cannot Survive Without It)

Posted by on February 9, 2017 in Environment, Farming with 0 Comments
The Late John Trudell Explains Why We Need Hemp Now (and Why The World Simply Cannot Survive Without It)

In simple, direct language, John Trudell explains why a hemp-based economy would be much more advantageous for our world than a fossil-fuels-based economy. The message is especially prescient at a time when Native Americans are engaged in a struggle to prevent oil pipeline progress in America’s wild lands, as hemp offers an incredibly salient alternative to oil.

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Gangsta Gardener Ron Finley Asks the World For Assistance To Save His Garden

Posted by on January 11, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming with 0 Comments
Gangsta Gardener Ron Finley Asks the World For Assistance To Save His Garden

The Gangsta Garden has evolved into more than a symbol of healthy change for urban communities including an educational site, a propagation station for more edible landscapes and the formal headquarters for The Ron Finley Project (RFP). Currently, RFP is fighting for their headquarters. The only solution they have been offered is to purchase the property, otherwise… they face eviction. RFP needs to raise $500,000 to #savethegangstagarden. This is not a call for handouts, it is a call to support an idea whose time is long overdue.

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Saving Seeds: Farmers Rise Up Against Industry-Backed Laws that Criminalize Seed Sharing

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 2 Comments
Saving Seeds: Farmers Rise Up Against Industry-Backed Laws that Criminalize Seed Sharing

New publication by Grain and La Via Campesina documents nefarious ways new laws criminalize seed sharing and the growing peasant movement resisting them.

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Global Fish Stocks Are Practically Depleted: 90% Are “Fully Fished” or “Overfished”

Posted by on July 10, 2016 in Environment, Farming, Wildlife with 9 Comments
Global Fish Stocks Are Practically Depleted: 90% Are “Fully Fished” or “Overfished”

Sayings like “there a lot more fish in the sea” may not be as true as they once were. We are depleting our oceans. Read this!

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The Demise of Rainwater

The Demise of Rainwater

Biochemical reactions take place (or, for that matter, do not take place…) at a specific temperature and pH. If the system or environment for that reaction is disturbed with respect to the acidity and temperature, then the reaction itself is interfered with.

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India Hit’s Record High (Over 123 Degrees!): Many Farmers Commit Suicide Due to Draught

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Climate Change, Environment, Farming with 39 Comments
India Hit’s Record High (Over 123 Degrees!): Many Farmers Commit Suicide Due to Draught

Indian farmers are committing suicide as an unprecedented heat wave hits the country.

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Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Earth Justice: Activist Group Wins Fight to Force EPA to Set Rules for Corporate Polluters

Time and time again, we’ve seen big industrial polluters emit toxic pollution that poisons the people and ecosystems nearby. And time and time again, we’ve seen these polluters walk away from the bill, leaving taxpayers to fund the cleanup and communities to live with the contamination. That’s not right. But there’s good news. In a groundbreaking Earthjustice victory following nearly eight years of litigation, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the EPA to get moving on rules that will break this cycle

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Chemtrails are Causing Climate Disintegration Amid Programmed Social Apathy

Chemtrails are Causing Climate Disintegration Amid Programmed Social Apathy

The forests are dying, the oceans are dying, the Earth is dying, and even at this late hour the vast majority of first world societies remain completely immersed in total denial and apathy that is manifested in many forms. The ever growing list of extreme weather events and unfolding global die-offs are not discussed or disclosed by the power structure owned and controlled corporate media machine of mass distraction. Though climate engineering is aggressively denied by the criminal media cabals, it is real, ongoing, and lethal to all life.The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses. Malcolm X

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Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

Canadian Government Cover-Up Threatens Health, and the Entire Ecosystem

The Canadian Government is covering up the decline in BC wild salmon due to fish viruses introduced by fish farms contaminating and destroying the wild fish. These are also in fish food being served to consumers as tested by government agencies.

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Hawaii Citizens Beat Monsanto, Bypass ‘Right to Spray’ Pesticides Bill

Posted by on March 12, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 10 Comments
Hawaii Citizens Beat Monsanto, Bypass ‘Right to Spray’ Pesticides Bill

Residents of the Hawaiian Islands just breathed a sigh of relief – literally, as the deadline passed for Hawaii’s House Judiciary Committee to hear House Bill 849, relating to Right to Farm, that would force residents to succumb to pesticide spraying without any say.

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Cyprus – Minister Pledges Probe into Chemtrails

Cyprus – Minister Pledges Probe into Chemtrails

Agriculture and Environment Minister Nicos Kouyialis [in Cyprus] has pledged that the government will look into the alleged spraying of chemtrails in Cypriot skies, following demands by concerned citizen activist groups and farmers.

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Oil Industry Illegally Dumps Fracking Wastewater (Project Censored #2)

Posted by on February 17, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming, Wildlife with 12 Comments
Oil Industry Illegally Dumps Fracking Wastewater (Project Censored #2)

California state documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity in October 2014 revealed that the oil industry had illegally dumped almost three billion gallons of wastewater from fracking (hydraulic fracturing to extract oil and gas) into central California aquifers. According to the Center for Biological Diversity report, the leaking occurred through at least nine injection disposal wells used by the oil industry to dispose of contaminated waste.

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Popular Resistance to Corporate Water Grabbing (Project Censored #4)

Popular Resistance to Corporate Water Grabbing (Project Censored #4)

In January 2000, the people of Cochabamba, Bolivia, shut down the city in protest against the privatization of their municipal water system, which had resulted in rate hikes that doubled or tripled their water bills. In February of that year, Pacific News Service correspondent Jim Shultz broke the story in the Western press with “A War Over Water,” his firsthand reports of clashes between riot police and protesters

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Virginia Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

Posted by on January 26, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 8 Comments
Virginia Votes Unanimously to Legalize Hemp Farming, Nullifying Federal Law

The vote to legalize hemp farming in Virginia sets the foundation to nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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A Healthy Way to Build Communities

Posted by on January 21, 2016 in Environment, Farming with 5 Comments
A Healthy Way to Build Communities

Local gardens bring people together who might never become acquainted.

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