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Fungus Threatens 80% of Worlds Wheat Crop!

Fungus Threatens 80% of Worlds Wheat Crop!

The Ug99 fungus, called stem rust, could wipe out more than 80% of the world’s wheat as it spreads from Africa, scientists fear. The race is on to breed resistant plants before it reaches the U.S. It has already jumped the Red Sea and traveled as far as Iran. Experts say it is poised to enter the […]

June 17, 3
Eco-Atkins Diet Lowers Heart Risks

Eco-Atkins Diet Lowers Heart Risks

A vegetarian version of the Atkins low-carb diet may help people lose weight and lower levels of bad cholesterol in the blood. A study of the so-called Eco-Atkins diet, which stresses plant proteins, worked better than a high-carb diet at reducing levels of low-density lipoprotein or LDL, which raises

June 15, 4
10 Simple Easy Ways to Save the Planet

10 Simple Easy Ways to Save the Planet

Happy Earth Day Everyone! Earth Day is great; it’s a wonderful opportunity for millions of people around the world to take action to help save our delicate planet; the only bummer, it’s only one day each year. Here are 10 easy ways everyone can contribute to saving this beautiful blue ball in the sky that […]

April 21, 5
How Toxic Are Your Household Products? Let GoodGuide Help You

How Toxic Are Your Household Products? Let GoodGuide Help You

Millions of people looking to buy safe, healthy and green products now have the perfect tool to help them navigate the marketplace. GoodGuide, will for the first time give consumers fast and easy access to the world’s largest and most reliable source of health, environmental and social performance [..]

March 04, 5
WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

WWOOF, it stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. I hadn’t heard of this organization until today when I came across it while doing some research. I figured it would be interesting to do a quick post on. Basically, it’s an organization that […]

January 29, 4
Why Buy Poison Just Use Coke or Pepsi

Why Buy Poison Just Use Coke or Pepsi

Indian farmers find a use for Corporate Cola. Why buy poison retail when you can get it at wholesale prices? This is a great video of an unintended consequences of pesticide contamination in Coke and Pepsi sold in India […]

January 21, 13
Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet

Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet

The financial crisis and prospect of global recession has created an unexpected opportunity to take dramatic action on behalf of the planet. It has become clear that governments will need to intervene in their economies on an unprecedented scale, and many are now considering stimulating growth with massive […]

November 20, 3
FDA Set to Approve Genetically Engineered Animals

FDA Set to Approve Genetically Engineered Animals

After more than seven years of discussion, the U.S. FDA is set to approve genetically engineered animals into the human food chain. Genetic engineering generally refers to the use of DNA (rDNA) techniques to introduce new characteristics or traits into an organism by splicing together […]

November 18, 0
ALERT: ‘Organic’ Products Found with Cancer Causing Chemical!

ALERT: ‘Organic’ Products Found with Cancer Causing Chemical!

A cancer causing compound called 1,4-dioxane has been found in some of the most commonly used cosmetics. The study was conducted by the Organic Consumers Association. It sought to determine the levels in 100 different consumer products ranging from dish soaps to […]

March 19, 8
Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!

Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!

Quinoa is a very highly nutritious food that very few people know about. It’s miscategorized as a grain, but it’s actually a seed. Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is an ancient food known by the Incas as the “mother of grains”. They used the seed of this plant as one of their chief sources of nutrition and […]

November 30, 7

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