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Let’s Make 2018 the Year We Rise Up and Regenerate Mother Earth!

Posted by on January 7, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Let’s Make 2018 the Year We Rise Up and Regenerate Mother Earth!

Planet Earth will survive in one form or another, no matter what damage we humans inflict on it. The question is, will we survive with it? Or will we destroy Earth’s ability to sustain life, all life, as we know it? Exercising our purchasing power to move markets toward regeneration is one way consumers can propel the Regeneration Movement forward.

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The $20 Billion Handout That’s Destroying the Environment

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Environment, Farming with 10 Comments
The $20 Billion Handout That’s Destroying the Environment

In the United States, agribusiness takes $20 billion worth of subsidies out of our pockets every year. Hardly any of that supports the production of healthier foods or benefits wildlife, the environment, or the public. But most of us would rather scrub toilets or run marathons than think about it. Meanwhile, agribusiness spent $138 million on lobbying in 2012, and another $90 million on federal campaign contributions to keep those handouts just the way they are.

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USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

Despite nearly 400,000 petition signatures from citizens, health professionals, and farmers expressing public opposition, in September 2014 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans, created by the biotech company Dow AgroSciences.

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California Is Literally Sinking as Its Water Goes and Agriculture Industry Takes Hit

Posted by on August 23, 2015 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 2 Comments
California Is Literally Sinking as Its Water Goes and Agriculture Industry Takes Hit

Faced with reduced federal and state surface water deliveries, farmers across the Golden State have been pumping groundwater at an unmatched pace. Read about how this is affecting the agriculture industry.

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The Country of Gambia is Now GMO-Free!

The Country of Gambia is Now GMO-Free!

Only a couple of years after its Minister of Forestry declared that genetic engineering would most likely eventually make its way into the country, the Gambia in West Africa has now officially been declared to be GMO-free — permanently.

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Vertical Farming Crop Yields That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted by on March 8, 2015 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
Vertical Farming Crop Yields That Will Blow Your Mind

Read how this city is setting an example by building a massive greenhouse to benefit their community.

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