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Shellfish Solution

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Bivalve Farming May Purify Fouled Waters Scientists are investigating whether mussels can be grown in urban areas as a way [&hellip


Killing Fields

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Threaten Birds and Insects, Too Controversial neonicotinoid pesticides linked to catastrophic honeybee declines in North America and Europe [&hellip


Freebie Fruit

August 28th, 2013 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Online Mapping Points the Way Falling Fruit (FallingFruit.org), created by Caleb Philips, co-founder of Boulder Food Rescue, and Ethan Welty, [&hellip


GM-Oh-Oh

July 24th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

GMOs Threaten Wheat Exports America lags behind the world in limiting, banning or even labeling genetically modified (GE, GM or [&hellip


Wonder Weave

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Natural Fiber is Stronger than Steel Nanocellulose, a material derived from tree fiber and some grain stalks, could now potentially [&hellip


Dangerous Duo

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Neotame is the New Aspartame NutraSweet, a formerly Monsanto-owned company, has developed a new version of Aspartame, called Neotame. It’s [&hellip


Poisoned Poisson

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Fish living in lakes tainted with metals are losing their sense of smell, prompting worries about dwindling populations, because when [&hellip


Hands Off

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Protecting a Natural Laboratory The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is working to preserve a tract known as the [&hellip


Johnny Appletree

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

One Life Yields Two Forests Jadav “Molai” Payeng spent 30 years single-handedly planting a 1,360-acre forest in his native India. [&hellip


Bee Careful

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Honeybee-Killing Pesticides Banned in Europe Colony collapse disorder, a mysterious ailment that has been killing large numbers of honeybees for [&hellip



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