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1. 1998: A Watershed Year for the Carbohydrate Economy?
150 years ago, ours was a carbohydrate economy. Clothes, houses, vehicles, chemicals, dyes, and inks were derived from plants. Now nearly every product produced is ...
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2. A Campaign of Reassuring Falsehoods
Evidently the permanent government in the U.S. now sees dioxin in the food supply as a threat to itself because it has begun a new ...
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3. Against The Grain
A new book by Marc Lappe and Britt Bailey, AGAINST THE GRAIN, makes it clear that genetic engineering is revolutionizing U.S. agriculture almost overnight. ...
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4. Against The Grain, Part 2
The corporations that are introducing genetically modified crops into the global ecosystem want you to think of genetic engineering as a well-understood science similar to ...
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5. Biodiversity and Your Food
What we eat and the foods we buy dramatically influence the health of the environment. It is not just individual acts that can be harmful; ...
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6. Biotech: The Pendulum Swings Back
In recent months, opposition to genetically modified (GM) foods has exploded in both Europe and Asia. A powerful consumer/farmer backlash has spread across Europe and ...
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7. Bull in a China Shop
China
The World Bank is pushing beef in China, but the critics aren't swallowing ...
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8. Excrement Happens -- Part 1
Recently we came upon a history of the management of human excreta -- urine and feces -- starting back in the mists of time and ...
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9. Fruit of the Vine: A Surging Organic Industry Delivers Natural Wine -- Without the Headaches
Headaches or other ailments that arise after wine consumption usually have less to do with the alcohol, and more to do with the unseen chemicals ...
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10. Genetically Altering The World's Food
On January 14, after an 8-year scientific review, Canada rejected Monsanto corporation's request for approval of its genetically altered milk hormone, rBGH, a drug that ...
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11. Green Living Center: Fabrics
USA
In addition to the chemicals used in the manufacturing of textiles, the pesticides, chemical fertilizers, and herbicides used in growing cotton also adversely affect public ...
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12. Green Living Center: Landscaping and Gardening Your Home--The Basics
USA
Healthy landscaping and gardening starts with healthy soil. The quality of the soil directly affects the health of the plant and animal life it supports. ...
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13. Healthier Food for Us and the Planet
Benefits of eating organic food, along with list of top 12 foods to buy organic. ...
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14. Kenaf: On the Fence
Following more than 40 years of research and millions invested (over $13 million since 1987 alone), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is all but ...
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15. Manifesto For Seeds
High impact manifesto on behalf of seeds, their heritage, meaning, threatened status. Rants against governmental/corporate debasement of these "capsules of life." I can supply plain ...
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16. Natural Food Merchandiser's Annual Market Overview
Examines retail sales in the natural foods market for 1996. ...
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17. Organics: Beyond
It's 4:30 a.m. in Waunakee, and Reggie Destree is out gauging the flight of the asparagus beetle. He is also watching for corn borers and ...
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18. Oz Farm News
Fast, efficient and comprehensive news and information service on Australian Farming and Regional Communities. Rapid access to over 100 topics on farming, livestock, crops, food, ...
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19. Pesticides In The News
Pesticides continue to produce unpleasant surprises around the world. ...
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20. Proposed Organic Rule Fumes Farmers: But There's Hope
Back in 1990 when Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act, organic growers celebrated. Now, as the law is about to take effect, they're livid. ...
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