Test finds glyphosate in California wines – even those grown organically

March 25, 2016 by  
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A toxic pesticide linked to cancer and autism, Glyphosate is pervasive in agriculture, and now a new study reveals it has even made its way into California wines. The testing, reported by national coalition for GMO awareness Moms Across America , found traces of glyphosate in 100 percent of wines evaluated, including organic and biodynamically produced wines that are made from grapes grown without direct pesticide applications. Ten different wines from Napa Valley, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties were all found to contain glyphosate, suggesting the chemical drifts from conventional farms and lands just about everywhere. Read the rest of Test finds glyphosate in California wines – even those grown organically

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World’s largest fog harvester produces water from thin air in the Moroccan desert

March 25, 2016 by  
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Moroccan NGO Dar Si Hamad has built the world’s largest fog harvester , which provides water for those in dire need of it. The massive installation measures 600 square meters (nearly 2,000 feet), and it puts fog harvesting into action for people living in arid, landlocked southwest Morocco . Read the rest of World’s largest fog harvester produces water from thin air in the Moroccan desert

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Popular outdoor clothing and gear found laced with hazardous chemicals

January 26, 2016 by  
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Taking a hike in the great outdoors is a great way to escape the pollution of the city and get some fresh air. Unfortunately, the gear outdoor enthusiasts rely on to keep them warm and dry in the elements may actually be harming the environments they are exploring. Greenpeace found hazardous chemicals in a recent test, just a few months after asking retailers to reveal the use of certain agents in the manufacturing of waterproof outdoor gear. Read the rest of Popular outdoor clothing and gear found laced with hazardous chemicals

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Copenhagen’s Enghaveparken public park is designed to be flooded

January 26, 2016 by  
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