Climate Scientist Quits NASA In Order To Testify Against The Government
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Flax, facts, and Bill C-474
Written by Darren Moore
Bill C-474 was introduced by Alex Atamanenko (British Columbia Southern Interior, NDP), in an attempt to protect Canadian farmers and their livelihood by creating more strict guidelines before the sale of any new GE seed is permitted. If the bill is passed, economic considerations will also have to be taken into consideration before authorizing distribution and buy cheapest cialis 5 mg use of new GE strains.
The problem stems from the fact that recently, Canadian flax has been discovered to be contaminated with genetically modified genes.
Eco Village Movement Growing
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I always wanted to be part of a community that was doing it the right way and was dealing with our social, economic and environmental issues in an enlighted manner. That dream is finally on the brink of coming true, as myself and a small group of other people set out to create Earthworks Eco Village with this very vision in mind. One that integrates the best practices for sustainable and healthy living. By making eco enterprise development and eco education a primary focus, Earthwoks also hopes to be the seed for many more communities like it. Rather than have us interpret this amazing initiative in community design, we thought we would let the visioneers of Earthworks speak for themselves so here is a sample from their most recient newsletter:
IT'S THE RIGHT TIME
We have been overwhelmed by the interest in Earthworks Facebook page and we want to thank all of you who have taken the time and canadian healthcare cialis effort to contribute to our discussions about the potentials of creating a self sufficient and secure community of like minded people. We all know that between climate change and peak oil alone that we are in for some significant changes to the very fabric of our society. This is the right time to be preparing for those changes. Earthworks is designed to provide a platform on which we can walk our talk about how we can be living on this earth. Earthwalk can also provide for the long term energy and food security for our families and our community..
In this newsletter we will outline the unique opportunity that we are creating with the Earthworks Eco Village project.
Beyond conscious consumption
Written by Trent Rhode
Although, according to a 2003 poll, 71 per cent of “American consumers” would purchase socially and environmentally responsible products if they were easy to find, we need to go even further.
I believe we can be much more than consumers in this world, and many other people are beginning to see things this way as well. I believe we can give back to the earth, and create a net positive impact on the world, if we work towards this end. In fact, this is the only way our species can survive, at this point.
Designer and architect William McDonough and click here chemist Michael Braungart noted in their book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, that we are accustomed to thinking of industry and the environment as being at odds with one another.
But McDonough asks, “What if humans designed products and systems that celebrate an abundance of human creativity, culture, and productivity? That are so intelligent and safe, our species leaves an ecological footprint to delight in, not lament?”
A Profile of Peterborough’s Ecology Park
Written by Ecology Park staff
The Ecology Park has grown from a simple demonstration food garden started in 1991 to a five acre showcase of ecological landscaping. Located on city parkland in Peterborough’s Beavermead Park, it has become a place to see models of healthy landscapes, to learn concepts and wow)) buy now viagra skills for managing land in sustainable ways, and a source for materials such as plants and natural soil amendments.
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