The Dutch Are Planning a Giant Wind-Turbine Tourist Attraction – CityLab

By John Metcalfe | April 7, 2015 The bladeless “Windwheel” would have a hotel and an odd kind of roller coaster. Medium-level boosters of ecofriendly living might power their homes with residential wind systems. But for those who want to go all the way, nothing screams “green” more than using wind turbines and residing in one, too. Making this sustainable habitat is the dream of the Dutch Windwheel Corporation, a group of Rotterdam companies that wants to install homes on …

The ‘accidental’ quarry in the middle of a food bowl – ABC Southern Queensland – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

… alternative for chemical fertilisers,” he said. “Over the horizon I see the challenge for the farming community to give it a go. “The organic end has taken it on first, hopefully the conventional farmers will come across as well.” via The ‘accidental’ quarry in the middle of a food bowl – ABC Southern Queensland – Australian Broadcasting Corporation. …

Vietnam approves commercial crops of GMO corn to cut imports | Business | Thanh Nien Daily

… processing—namely, MON 89034 and NK603, produced by DeKalb Vietnam (a subsidiary of US mega-Corporation Monsanto) and Bt 11 and MIR 162 from Near the end of the month, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources issued a bio-safety certificate for Monsanto’s MON 89034 corn variety, enabling farmers to start commercially cultivating the crop, which is banned in Europe and China. To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Vietnam approves commercial crops of GMO …

Beware of the Corporate GMO Spin Doctors | Food & Water Watch

… labeling movement, and it’s especially hard to disassociate his reversal from this PR blitz since it coincided with Nye’s recent trip to Monsanto’s headquarters. We’ll never know what actually went down during Nye’s visit, as Tom Philpott at Mother Jones notes, but we do know that Monsanto has poured millions of dollars into public relation efforts to sell the public on GMOs. Because that’s what you do when you are a Corporation with deep coffers and a product that the public …

Abbott’s support for Old King Coal is worse than knighting a prince – Opinion – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

… university fees, council rates or tax you have money being invested. But how is your money being used? via Abbott’s support for Old King Coal is worse than knighting a prince – Opinion – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). …