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Today's Stories Safeguard Organic Standards: 10 Reasons Consumers Buy Organic This Week's Newsletter: Worth Fighting ForLetter to USDA Secretary Vilsack re: Usurpation NOSB powers by the USDAHow the Microbes Living in Your Gut Might Be Making You Anxious or DepressedHow Our Regulatory System Misjudges Pesticides and Risks Our HealthOrganic Farming Can Reverse Climate ChangeMonsanto and Big Food Losing the GMO and 'Natural' Food FightMore Dire Sales Figures for Carbonated Soft DrinksSurvey Says Mayors Actively Curbing Climate Change in Their CitiesTell Michelle Obama: Help Pass the Saving America's Pollinators ActOne Down, One to Go: Get Antibiotics Out of Organic!Barnett Shale Fracking Victims Win First Round in Court Battle with Gas IndustryTerra Organica: Blazing the GMO-Free TrailMonsanto GM Soy is Scarier Than You ThinkDebate over Misleading Mexico Food Labeling Gets Bitter over Sugar Solar Warriors vs.

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Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals — Top Achievement Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Timely Specific: A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. Seeding Square: Garden by Color and Number Have raised enough to donate 40 Seeding Squares to elementary schools! Thank you backers! Thank you everyone! We have reached our initial goal of $6000!

Equinox Passive House doubles as solar calendar Modern passive house it may be, but as its name suggests, the showstopper at Equinox House in Bulgaria harkens to ancient times when humans built buildings in veneration to heavenly bodies. A narrow aperture in the roof transforms the house into a solar calendar leading it's designer, Ignatov Architects, to refer to the house as a "celestial instrument." View all Canada - Organic Consumers Featured Campaign (From the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network) In 2004, genetically modified (GM - also called genetically engineered, GE) wheat was rejected by farmers and consumers across the globe, and yet industry is now working to prepare the way for GM wheat. On May 14, 2009 industry groupsin Australia, Canada and the US pledged to "work toward the goal of synchronized commercialization of biotech traits in our wheat crops."

The 5 Minute Trick to Dramatically Improve Quality Time with Your Kids My wife and I both have demanding jobs – mine as a partner at a product development company and hers as a managing director at a transfer pricing consulting company. We also are proud parents of a three year old, with another one imminently arriving. The juggling act has been something neither of us have ever been fantastic at. For me, it’s proven difficult at times to shut work off and fully engage. For both of us, it’s been difficult consistently coming up with great ideas for making the most of our time together as a family.

The Curated Eight: DIY Herb Gardens - Inspired by CharmInspired by Charm Okay. Seriously. Mother Nature, I am completely ready for spring. Love, Michael I don’t know what things are like in your neck of the woods. 12 Most Amazing Bionic Buildings 12 Most Amazing Bionic Buildings sciencetech” /> This is a guest post written by Andy Boyd Have you ever pictured what the high-rise buildings of the future might look like? If so, you’re not alone. One 21st Century movement (among others) which may give an indication as to what future architecture will look like, is bionic architecture; a movement which is more in tune with the natural earth. Bisphenol A Bisphenol A (BPA) is a carbon-based synthetic compound with the chemical formula (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2 belonging to the group of diphenylmethane derivatives and bisphenols. It has been in commercial use since 1957. BPA is employed to make certain plastics and epoxy resins. BPA-based plastic is clear and tough, and is made into a variety of common consumer goods, such as baby and water bottles, sports equipment, CDs, and DVDs.

Free Online Kundalini Yoga Poses & Exercises Skip to content Skip to search - Accesskey = s AnmolMehta.Com - Mastery of Meditation, Yoga & Zen Do Your Thoughts & Your Beliefs Colour Your Perception of the World? Posted on April 17th, 2014 in Mind Power,Yoga by Kara-Leah Grant 29 Semi-Productive Things I Do Online When I’m Trying to Avoid Real Work You don’t always have to work hard to be productive. Productivity can simply be the side effect of doing the right things. So here’s a list of 29 semi-productive things I do online when my mind is set on avoiding ‘real work.’

10 Ways Your Home is Making You Infertile - Infertility - Getting Pregnant - Your Walls Exposure to glycol ether, a solvent found in certain water-based paints, varnishes, thinners and stains, can disrupt your menstrual cycle or even cause a miscarriage. It can also diminish sperm quality. What you can do: If you're planning to do any painting or to refinish any furniture, avoid using paints, stains, varnishes, etc. that contain glycol ether.

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