Artificial Photosynthesis: Turning Sunlight Into Liquid Fuels PDF Print E-mail
Post by Josie Vesta   
Monday, 16 March 2009 09:48
photosynthesis
For millions of years, green plants have employed photosynthesis to capture energy from sunlight and convert it into electrochemical energy. A goal of scientists has been to develop an artificial version of photosynthesis that can be used to produce liquid fuels from carbon dioxide and water.
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The Criminalization of Seed Banking PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Monday, 02 March 2009 08:21
seeds
In an OPEdNews article, Linn Cohen-Cole states that "We are facing a catastrophe to the environment, to farming, to food, to health, if the bogus "food safety bills" currently in Congress go through."
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Genetically Modified Food - Panacea or Poison? PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Thursday, 11 December 2008 11:44
gmo, watermelon
In the DVD, Genetically Modified Food - Panacea or Poison? we learn that in the last thirty years, global demand for food has doubled. In a race to feed the planet, scientists have discovered how to manipulate DNA, the blueprint of life, and produce what they claim are stronger, more disease-resistant crops. Are we participating in a dangerous global nutritional experiment?

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Soft Drinks Double as Pesticides PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Monday, 08 December 2008 01:13
coke, bug
Indian farmers in the Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh states. have found "things grow better with Coke" and that "Pepsi-cides" are effective and cheaper than patented pesticides.
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Urban Growers Go Hydroponic PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Friday, 05 December 2008 15:03
hydroponics, garden
A program run by the California State Polytechnic University is bringing farming into the cities through hydroponics. Hydrophonic farming requires less water and less land than traditional field farming and could turn roof tops and vacant lots into gardens producing fruits and vegetables. Read more at msnbc.com.

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