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Emett commented on Rebecca's blog post Petrochemicals: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction, Part III: The High Cost of Fake Food
"Nicely written article!  If one tries to go "zen" on this topic, the questions and concerns could make even a holy guru insane with anger.  What about the energy and processes of extraction for the raw materials, and pollution…"
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About Genetically Modified Food

" Also, now that recent cell research has shown that glyphosate may act as an endocrine disrupter exhibiting estrogenic-like carcinogenicity within the part-per-trillion range, there is all the more reason to raise the red flag of the…"
Mar 28, 2014
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What Is The Largest Irrigated Crop In The US?

The answer might surprise you:grassWhile the wealthy pour clean, fresh water on their lawns, approximately 4,500 children die every day from the consequences of unsafe water and inadequate hygiene, and more than 1 billion people still have no clean water to drink according to WHO’s 2005 figures.Here are some interesting facts about our biggest waste of drinkable water, the kind of water that people all over the world are dieing for:The EPA estimates that the total amount of residential lawn in…See More
Aug 29, 2012
Rebecca commented on Rebecca's blog post What Is The Largest Irrigated Crop In The US?
"thanks for the links!! Speaking of lethal lawns, my sister lives next door to someone who liberally sprays pesticides and herbicides and my poor sister has lost five pets to cancer...3 cats, 2 dogs. Seems like a high ratio to me. We're buying a…"
Aug 20, 2010
Rebecca commented on Rebecca's blog post Petrochemicals: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Part I
"Most of the can linings contain BPA too, especially canned ravioli and baby formula! We try to stay away from all canned stuff too because of the plastic lining...geez more petro...but we still get a few things, like those delicious olives at Whole…"
Aug 20, 2010
Emett commented on Rebecca's blog post What Is The Largest Irrigated Crop In The US?
"I just read, in Men's Health of all places, Link to the Article "Your Lethal Lawn by Brian Smith" that clover and moss are good! Together the grass, clover, and moss don't leave any space or water for the weeds! Plus more food…"
Aug 16, 2010
Emett commented on Rebecca's blog post Petrochemicals: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Part I
"Thanks, it is so great that we can share ideas here. These comment boxes work fine for discussions, don't you think? Plus, feel free to start a new Forum any time here, too many of the current Forums are started by me so they're all about…"
Aug 16, 2010
Rebecca commented on Rebecca's blog post Petrochemicals: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Part I
"Thanks Emmet! Yes, it's VERY difficult to stay away from petroleum products, just look around, everything is synthetic, made from petro. For starters, we do not buy any products that have synthetic chemicals...cleaning of all sorts is done with…"
Aug 16, 2010
Emett commented on Rebecca's blog post Petrochemicals: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Part I
"Featured as a highlight of the week! I can't believe that more people aren't thinking about this!!! There's repeatibity in science, and we've tested all these theories for more than 10 years. I wish I could stay away from all…"
Aug 16, 2010
Ron Dean 09 commented on Rebecca's blog post What Is The Largest Irrigated Crop In The US?
"Greetings . This is a great insight . A thought on how to help save the world , right in our front yard . Some of us older types , spend a lot of time and pride , nurturing a lush lawn , sorta as a symbol , and display , that frame our family home…"
Aug 11, 2010

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What Is The Largest Irrigated Crop In The US?

Posted on April 7, 2010 at 3:47pm 4 Comments

The answer might surprise you:

grass





While the wealthy pour clean, fresh water on their lawns, approximately 4,500 children die every day from the consequences of unsafe water and inadequate hygiene, and more than 1 billion people still have no clean water to drink according to WHO’s 2005 figures.



Here are some interesting facts about our biggest waste of drinkable water, the kind of water that people all over the world are dieing for:



The EPA… Continue

Earthships: Sustainable Housing Made From Recycled Materials

Posted on April 7, 2010 at 3:41pm 1 Comment

Has anybody seen this? It's amazing, spread the word!
http://earthship.com/global-model-green-building

Save A Cow, Save The Planet

Posted on January 13, 2010 at 5:23am 3 Comments

According to Dr Andy Thorpe of Portsmouth University, a herd of 200 cows produces more greenhouse gas in a year than a family car produces to drive 3,000 miles.



Dr Thorpe added that while CO2 emissions have increased by 31 per cent in the past 250 years, methane has increased by 149 per cent over the same period.



Farm animals create methane emissions in 2 ways. Animals like cows, sheep and goats are ruminants, which means that they are grass-eaters.and during their normal… Continue

A Cow Story

Posted on January 13, 2010 at 5:21am 1 Comment

Quick, picture a cow in your mind…what do you see? If you’re like most people, you’ll picture a cow contentedly grazing in an endless expanse of green grass.



Cows have eaten grass ever since the first cows walked the face of the Earth. This is because they are ruminants. Ruminants eat GRASS. Their digestive systems are designed specifically to digest GRASS.



What happens when you feed a ruminant grains? They gain weight really fast. That’s also what happens when you eat a… Continue

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