Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit Record Of 400ppm


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The planet has hit a new high. This March, our monthly average carbon dioxide concentrations surpassed 400 parts per million globally. It’s the first time this has happened since we started tracking the greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, according to figures released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) this week.



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Why Monsanto’s ‘Cure’ For World Hunger Is Cursing The Global Food Supply

Why Monsanto's "Cure" For World Hunger Is Cursing The World's Food Supply

What if the very GM agricultural system that Monsanto claims will help to solve the problem of world hunger depends on a chemical that kills the very pollinator upon which approximately 70% of world's food supply now depends?

A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled, "Effects of field-realistic doses of glyphosate on honeybee appetitive behavior," establishes a link between the world's most popular herbicide – aka Roundup – and the dramatic decline in honeybee (Apis mellifera) populations in North American and Europe that lead to the coining of the term 'colony collapse disorder' (CCD) in late 2006 to describe the phenomena.[1] (more…)

Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal – Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To An Electricity Grid

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It’s no secret that an opposition to sustainable living exists. Earlier this year, Texas state brought several SWAT teams to a sustainable community and threatened to shut it down. Each one of the community members were initially handcuffed at gunpoint. It was called “The Garden of Eden Community,” and was totally self sustainable. You can read more about that here. (more…)

Monsanto’s new herbicide-resistant GM crops threaten American vegetable farmers

Organic-Farmer-Tomatoes(NaturalNews) Many American corn and soybean farmers embrace genetically modified seeds and herbicide chemicals. This biotechnology invention helps them produce higher crop yields without having to worry about weeds. Today's farmers can just apply, en masse, chemicals like glyphosate, which knock out the weeds, allowing the hybrid corn and soybeans to thrive. While this science seems to increase certain food production, it is actually limiting vegetable farmers. (more…)

10 Years of Failure: New film documents struggle of farmers deceived by biotech industry

Man-Sad-Dead-Crops(NaturalNews) It has been 10 years since the Philippine government approved the country's first genetically modified (GM) crops for commercial cultivation, and its farmers are now far worse off becauseo f it. In the new documentary film 10 Years of Failure, Farmers Deceived by GM Corn, the farmer advocacy group Farmer-Scientist Partnership for Development, or MASIPAG, reveals the plight of GM corn farmers in the Philippines who were hoodwinked by the biotechnology industry and are now suffering from massive debt, poor yields and even starvation as a result. (more…)