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Project MUYU Fruit Food Seed Sown. Sign the petition
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Project MUYU Fruit Food Seed Sown. Sign the petition

WHAT DOES MUYU Consist of Fruit Food Seed Sown? It is a reforestation project for the world, from schools. Experienced in Atenas, Costa Rica. Approved as a reforestation strategy for the world by the World Peoples Meeting (Cochabamba, Bolivia, 2010). Hosted as a strategy by the Network of Seed Guardians in America, promoted by the Secretariat of Good Living Ecuador.

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Tree Man dies and his legacy of more than 5 million planted trees remains

Vishweshwar Dutt Saklani has planted more than 5 million trees in his life, transforming the region of India where he lived, into a real forest. Known as "tree man," he passed away on January 18 at the age of 96, but left a beautiful legacy for the world. Vishweshwar's relatives say he started planting trees when his brother died, as a way to cope with grief.
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The 2020 US Elections Now Have A Candidate For Climate Action

Washington Governor Jay Inslee is running for president and adding his name to a long list of candidates. But he's vowing to run a different kind of campaign: It's all about climate change. Inslee fired his shot on Friday morning and posted a video on social media highlighting a long career as an advocate for taking action against climate change.
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Are you a new beekeeper? beware of these 10 typical mistakes

Mistakes always provide an opportunity to learn. As a beekeeping teacher, I often see the same kinds of failures over and over again, and of course I went through a lot of them as a beginner too. I hope this list prevents some of the new beekeepers from taking advantage of the experience and not making the same mistakes.
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No to the Bayer-Monsanto Seed Act

At this time the national government and the multinational agribusiness companies such as Bayer-Monsanto, Syngenta, Corteva or Bioceres are promoting the modification of the Argentine Seed Law. You will tell yourself, what does this have to do with me, right? Well, it has a direct impact on your food plate, because seeds are at the base of the agri-food system.
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Free audiovisual catalog of Agroecological Technologies

The Agroecological Technologies Catalog compiles in 10-minute audiovisual capsules the agroecological experiences of peasants and farmers that have resulted in problems such as soil improvement, fertilization with microorganisms, herding systems, etc. These experiences can be found on an online page and are freely accessible to anyone who simply wants to see or replicate them, no matter if in a large production or for family consumption.
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Hundreds of birds died when testing a 5G antenna

Days ago, 300 birds fell dead throughout The Hague and assume that the cause was the start-up of an antenna with 5G technology. The facilities of the new 5G antenna are located near a park, the site where the largest was found. number of dead birds. The test carried out was to check the range of said antenna.
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Bears threatened by global warming eat garbage

The ice is melting due to climate change and these poor polar bears were forced to leave their natural habitat and eat garbage to survive. Polar bears began to migrate to an arctic archipelago located in Nueva Zembla north of the great country : Russia At the moment there were more than 50 polar bears prowling the town and its more than 3.
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Paul François, the French farmer who defies Monsanto

The Battle between Monsanto and the farmer Paul François resumes before the court of appeal in Lyon for a fourth trial. The farmer wants the company's responsibility for his herbicide poisoning to be recognized. Paul François is "tired" but "determined", says his lawyer, François Lafforgue.
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Lack of snow in the Arctic threatens ringed seals

The ringed seal population is forecast to decline by between 50 and 99 by the end of the century if adverse weather conditions that threaten snow formation in the Arctic continue, although ringed seals (Phoca hispida) are not categorized as species in danger of extinction, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the survival of this mammal is beginning to worry the scientific community.
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The pink dolphin, entered the red list

Again, the pink dolphin is part of the red list of endangered animals. Indiscriminate fishing and accidental capture with nets are one of the main causes. A decade ago, the International Union for Conservation of Nature included this Amazon mammal in its list of species under the category “vulnerable”.
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Honey contains glyphosate

Researchers from the Abraxis Center in Pennsylvania together with Boston University have presented a report that shows evidence of the herbicide "glyphosate" in high amounts in food products such as honey bought in Philadelphia, United States. The results showed that honey from countries that allow genetically modified crops contained much more glyphosate than countries that limit or prohibit the cultivation of genetically modified crops.
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Did you know that in the world there are more electronic waste than people?

Access to technology is becoming more and more accessible for the common people, this fact, although it seems good news, has very negative consequences for the environment. 50 million tons of electronic waste accumulate throughout the world per year. This data comes from the report A New Circular Vision for Electronics, Time for a Global Reboot, presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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Enough of corporate impunity! How much # is life worth?

La Vía Campesina Internacional statement regarding the tragedy of Brumadinho / MG, Brazil - Last Friday, January 25, 2019, we witnessed a major environmental and social crime caused by one of the world's largest mining corporations. The “Corrego do Feijão” dam of the company Vale S.A ruptured, dumping more than 14 million m³ of mineral waste throughout the Brumadinho region of Minas Gerais.
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Australia found a way to save water from plastic pollution (and we can do the same!)

Remove trash from drain water. The city of Kwinana, Australia, is experimenting with an incredibly simple and effective method, which is giving excellent results. The system, installed last summer, is called StormX and is really simple: it consists of a net placed at the outlet of the tube. drainage that helps capture small and large debris and protect the environment from contamination.
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Sow agribusiness, harvest flood. They are not natural catastrophes

Nine million hectares cleared in the Chaco Seco. Deforestation prevents trees from absorbing water. The result is the increase in water flows in the water tables and on the surface: flooding, deaths, millionaire losses, requests for works, images of animals and crops under water, laments and the agribusiness business demanding subsidies.
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