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America farmers still burning crops. What will it take to get "old timers" on board with newer practices that will save $ and preserve the earth? 10° (5 replies)

This morning I received an email from Arkansas farmer Norwood Creech, whom YERT corresponded with while seeking out rural farmers in the South. She wrote with great concern about "old time" farmers burning off crop stubble (rather than turning it under as compost). There no evidence that charring fields improves ...

Started by Julie E. in June 2008, about Agriculture & Food

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GM crops increase pesticide use 10° (5 replies)

From Organic Consumers Association "According to a recent (December 2008) global summary report from the Worldwatch Institute: 1) The U.S. leads the world, by far, in genetically engineered crop production and consumption. 2) The widespread planting of crops genetically engineered to resist specific pesticides (which allows farmers to apply more ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Genetic Modification, Organic, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

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Where Did the Water Go? 9° (4 replies)

Water covers 71% of the surface of the Earth. It is found on, under, and over the surface of the planet, and its volume is about 1 360 000 000 km³ or 3.59×1020 US gallons. Of the total volume of earth’s water, 1 320 000 000 km³ or 97.2% is ...

Started by Simos S. in October 2011, about Water

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Best way to fight with Global Warming and Climate Change 9° (9 replies)

I thing best way to fight with Global Warming and Climate Change is planting TREES.

Started by Bijay D. in May 2011, about Climate Change

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Green Products You Miss!!! 9° (9 replies)

Hello everyone, You can see almost every where that, we must use green products. But their may be some products you never find, no matter how long you search for them. But now there is a cool website ( http://runka.com/ ) which has a wide range of recycled products.But still ...

Started by Runka Products in April 2010, about Recycling

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Kentucky Fried Chicken 9° (9 replies)

Massive excess packaging with a large dirty dye content thrown in, drive throughs 15 cars long Fatty as hell products Underpaid overstressed staff. KFC you have a lot to answer for. A fine example of rampant unchecked commercialism in our open society. My ultimate quarter pack will consist of. 1 ...

Started by John G. in June 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Environment & Wildlife, Recycling, Transport

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Hubris 9° (4 replies)

I've been thinking recently about hubris. I don't mean the the petty everyday hubris we experience in our relationships and human contacts. I'm thinking about the hubris we have developed along with our big brains through the millenia of evolution. As we have refined our ability to change our environment, ...

Started by C Robb W. in September 2008, about Environment & Wildlife, Philosophy & Religion

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Invite friends to join Celsias and make a difference! 9° (4 replies)

Hi everyone, I'm adding this request to the discussion board to ask readers to invite friends to join our site - it will really help increase climate change awareness, and help your friends become part of the solution... as well as providing the site with new blood and extra traffic! ...

Started by Matthew W. in November 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Computing, Media

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EU continues to see the light and listen to reason 8° (3 replies)

See Organic Consumers Association http://www.organicconsumers.org/gelink.cfm " Although more than 70% of the non-organic food in American supermarkets contains genetically engineered ingredients, massive opposition to GMO crops in Europe has basically kept them off the market (except for imported animal feed). According to the majority the EU, biotech crops pose unacceptable ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic

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Vanishing glaciers 7° (2 replies)

Interested in the effect of climate change upon the world's glacier landscapes? How fast is the ice really Melting? Based on current research we have ascertained some of the following figures: In Uganda the glaciers of the Ruwenzori Mountains will be gone in 2025, In Tanzania the top of Kilimanjaro ...

Started by Klaus T. in April 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Water, Weather

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