Russia confirms GMOs won’t be used to boost agriculture | Genetic Literacy Project

… are still large quantities of GMO foods (mainly GM soya) being imported in to Russia. In February 2014, a group of senators from Russia’s Federation Council introduced a bill seeking to prohibit the distribution and import of products containing GMOs in Russia. Read full, original Post: Russian Deputy PM Confirms ‘Clean Products’ Benefit of GMO Free Agriculture Source: Russia confirms GMOs won’t be used to boost agriculture | Genetic Literacy Project …

An Organic Food Retailer Is Calling Its New Campaign The Most Eco-Friendly Ever | Co.Create | creativity + culture + commerce

… message. Instead of the traditional ad production, the brand went all eco-friendly, using bikes instead of cars during production, pinhole cameras instead of a electricity-hungry camera set-up, veggie-based paints for outdoor Posters, even doing Post-production on a homemade computer and launched the campaign using recycled tweets. The effort ended up using up three times less CO2 than a typical ad production, and generated more than 30 million ad impressions. To continue reading this article, …

The prison garden supplying organic ingredients to Bali’s healthy eateries

… TripAdvisor website, normally curmudgeonly types, Post mostly glowing reviews of Locavore’s tasting menus. “My favourites were raw beef with shaved radish and wasabi mayonnaise; the intense amuse-bouche of tomato sorbet with tomato consomme; the dessert of cucumber, white chocolate and passionfruit,” raves Twan v from Amsterdam. Twan v doesn’t know it, but he may never again eat an “intense amuse-bouche” as ethically sound. Even Plasmeijer was unaware of the …

In debate over organic or conventional, is there third way to feed growing, warming world? | Genetic Literacy Project

… conservation and the use of mulch to minimise runoff and erosion. The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Read full, original Post: Can organic feed the world? Source: In debate over organic or conventional, is there third way to feed growing, warming world? | Genetic Literacy Project …

Non-GMO products’ sales soaring amid latest long-term trend – Finance Post

… larger yield and fear raising prices are sticking with traditional seed because it costs less. Even with those conventional farmers, some seed companies said their sales in 2014 did better than any year from the past five years. Others reported a 50 percent increase in sales in 2014 compared to 2013. via Non-GMO products’ sales soaring amid latest long-term trend – Finance Post. …

Huge New Holes In Siberia Have Scientists Calling For Urgent Investigation Of The Mysterious Craters

The Huffington Post  |  By Macrina Cooper-White – Posted: 02/23/2015 4:25 pm EST Scientists were baffled last July when they discovered three giant holes in the ground in the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. Now, with the help of satellite imagery, researchers have located four additional craters–and they believe there may be dozens more in the region. That has them calling for an urgent investigation to protect residents living in the area. “I am sure that there are …