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Articles about Permaculture & Horticulture

Shell to delay investment in CSG projects

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with environmental campaigner Drew Hutton about the claims. Listen to the podcast

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Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over “Monsanto Tax”

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. … Continue reading

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CSG’s link to lower water level at Thirlmere Lakes

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with groundwater engineer Professor Philip Pells and Caroline Graham of the Rivers SOS committee. Listen to the podcast

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Organic Repellents for Flies and Moths

Flies have probably been on this earth for longer than humans have.  It seems they’re buzzing around the kitchen all summer long and nothing, not even the fly swatter can get rid of them.   Moths take over at night and … Continue reading

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Bees can ‘turn back time,’ reverse brain aging

Sandra Leander EurekAlert Brain function improvement related to change in social behavior. Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees. While … Continue reading

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How Tomatoes Lost Their Taste

Kai Kupferschmidt Science Now The next time you bite into a supermarket tomato and are less than impressed with the taste, blame aesthetics. A new study reveals that decades of breeding the fruits for uniform color have robbed them of … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s seedy legacy

Abby Martin RTAmerica Agricultural giant Monsanto is best known for their production of pesticides and genetically modified foods, but they have a controversial history as a chemical company with a slew of toxic cover ups. In addition to their battle … Continue reading

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Bitter taste for Australian citrus producers

Alan Jones 2GB Leeton grower Frank Mercuri and Judith Damiani of Citrus Australia on the state of the industry. Listen to the podcast

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Do This – or You Could Soon be Eating an “Agent Orange” for Dinner

Dr. Mercola Mercola Mark Kastel, founder of the farm policy research group Cornucopia, is deeply dedicated to making sure we have high-quality food and that we’re not being deceived about what we’re eating. Here, we discuss Agent Orange, and one … Continue reading

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Seeds of Freedom

Jess Phillimore The ABN and The Gaia Foundation A landmark film narrated by Jeremy Irons. Find out more at seedsoffreedom.info. The story of seed has become one of loss, control, dependence and debt. It’s been written by those who want … Continue reading

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