Organic Movement Is Unstoppable! — Organic Food Demand Growing Faster Than Domestic Supply

… that grow organic are small and depend on collecting the seed from past crops to grow the next. However, hundreds if not thousands of them have closed down due to lawsuits against them filed by Monsanto. The following video is Monsanto’s justification for said lawsuits in the first place, an attempt to paint themselves as ethical and moral. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Organic Movement Is Unstoppable! — Organic Food Demand Growing Faster Than Domestic …

Is Your $40 Skirt Hurting the Environment?

… of the problem. (Ever dipped into Topshop to grab a new dress for a party because “It’s only $60!” even though you have five perfectly pretty dresses already hanging in your wardrobe?) To keep prices low and meet demand, fashion giants now outsource 97 percent of production, paying workers as little as $1 a day and hurting the environments and economies of already unstable and impoverished developing countries. To continue reading this article and to view the video, please …

Insect-inspired eye may allow drones to navigate their environment more naturally

… provided the robot with the ability to navigate even greatly sloping terrain without requiring an accelerometer. As seen in the video below, the robot was successfully able to navigate a tunnel with moving walls, while avoiding obstacles. Though some drones already incorporate a form of object avoidance, it is generally one based on proximity to an object – for example in the infrared system used by the palm-sized Zano drone – rather than the premise of optic flow as incorporated in the …

Rising Tide Vermont Turns Up The Heat In Climate Change Fight | Vermont Public Radio

… going,” she said at the time. Mehalick got arrested later that day for trespassing. Police had to cut the chain attaching her to the building and she was pulled away, refusing to even walk with the police. It made for great video on the evening news, and that was the point. Mehalick was demonstrating with Rising Tide Vermont, and the group had a hand in almost every protest against the Vermont Gas pipeline this summer. The demonstrations come as Vermont Gas Systems and Gov. Peter Shumlin …