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Agrotoxics: The health of all Argentines in danger
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Agrotoxics: The health of all Argentines in danger

Based on my complaint AR-MICI004-2012 () Argentina - Agrifood Health and Quality Management Program (CCLIP), which forced Senasa to update the agricultural practices manuals, to date nothing has changed regarding to Argentine regulations, much less the resolutions of Senasa.

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What Bayer doesn't want you to know

Signature for transparency in food safety decisions “We demand to guarantee true transparency in food safety decisions in the European Union. For this, the data received from the industry must be published in order to assess the toxicity of their products before they are marketed in the EU.
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Living in an Ecovillage

Fashion or need for change? This video shows what life is like in two eco-villages that defy the consumer basics of Western society. There are people who by nature are more prepared for the isolation of the countryside than the solitude of the city. In any case, change is always a challenge.
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Japan resumes killing of whales. International condemnation

Celebrities and environmental groups are demanding that Japan reverse its decision to resume whaling, condemning the "cruel and archaic practice that has no place in the 21st century." An open letter to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe criticizes the decision of Tokyo to leave the International Whaling Commission (IWC) as activists plan a peaceful protest march at the Japanese embassy in London on Saturday Actors Ricky Gervais and Joanna Lumley, announcers Stephen Fry and Ben Fogle, and naturalist Chris Packham meet between the signatories.
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Vegan oatmeal flan

An easy vegan recipe to make oatmeal flan. It is suggested to make it with a little oat milk, a few tablespoons of cornstarch and something to sweeten. Ingredients for 5 people 1 liter of oat milk 1/2 cup of sugar (if the milk is sweetened reduce the added sugar) 3 tbsp of cornstarch (also known as cornstarch) Preparation Place the cold or room temperature non-dairy milk in a pot over low heat.
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Study explains why human diet causes "catastrophic" damage to the planet

According to a landmark study just published, the way humanity produces and eats food must change radically to avoid millions of deaths and "catastrophic" damage to the planet. The key to achieving both goals is a dramatic change in diet Globally, we should consume about half the sugar and red meat, and twice the amount of vegetables, fruits and nuts, a consortium of 36 researchers concluded in The Lancet medical journal.
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The solar system would be ejected by a crash from the Milky Way

Our Milky Way is scheduled to collide with the Andromeda galaxy, but a new study observed that much earlier, the collision will be with the Magellanic Cloud. These will be the consequences… “The Milky Way is on a collision course with a neighboring galaxy that could launch our Solar System into space.
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Rituals for using the powerful energy of the Blood Wolf Super Moon

Tonight we will see how the full Moon of the Wolves rises towards the sky. This full moon is also a supermoon, which means that it will look bigger and brighter to us here on Earth, and it is a blood moon, a name given to a moon under the influence of a lunar eclipse, which becomes red due to the shadow of the Earth.
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Free Course of Professionalization in Organic Cooking and Food

It is a face-to-face course of 50 hours that includes a theoretical and a practical part. Students are offered a very comprehensive program to learn the basics of organic cooking and food, aimed at unemployed people who wish to find work in the organic food and catering sector such as cooks, kitchen assistants, chefs kitchen etc.
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Artificial rain to fight pollution in Bangkok

The goal of artificial rain is to decrease the high levels of air pollution in Bangkok. The city is like in a smog cloud. The first operation has already been launched with the takeoff of one of the planes specially prepared to sow clouds and cause rain over the city.
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A battle won against GMOs

Two peasant organizations in the province of Los Ríos, sponsored by the Ombudsman's Office, filed a lawsuit to protect peasants from transgenics. The Constitutional Civil Judge ruled in their favor. Ecuador is Constitutionally a country Free of Transgenic Seeds and Crops, despite this, after a monitoring carried out by Ecological Action and the Ombudsman's Office, glyphosate-resistant transgenic soy was found in the fields of Quevedo.
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Brave women fight elephant poaching

Akashinga, which means ‘The Brave’, is the name of the first female squad and its task is to combat the illegal hunting of elephants. Their uniform and camouflage are to be feared, rifle in hand, protecting one of Zimbabwe's largest elephant populations, and these women are constantly on the lookout for signs of illegal hunting.
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The famous Niagara Falls froze

A new winter spectacle amazes tourists and residents of the border that borders the United States with Canada. Is that the storm ‘Harper’ has left the well-known Niagara Falls frozen. The last time that the falls froze was in 2014 and as then, this natural enclave located on the border between the United States and Canada is a great tourist attraction for the region.
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Coca Cola influences health in China

Obesity is a serious problem in China. It is the country that has the most obese children and 42 of Chinese adults are overweight, double the number two decades ago, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO). A study by Susan Greenhalgh, a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University, revealed that the cola giant has influenced health policies and habits in China in the last 20 years.
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Tonight the Super Moon of Blood of Wolf arrives. See what you should do

The moon, Earth, and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will get closer and closer to Earth and it will look a little bigger and brighter than normal, it will be a supermoon. "This one is particularly good," said Rice University astrophysicist Patrick Hartigan.
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The plant that germinated on the moon did not survive

China managed to germinate a cotton seed on the moon, but technical failures could not sustain the plant alive.China managed, through the Chang'e-4 mission, to germinate a cotton plant with the aim of creating the first microecosystem on the terrestrial satellite. The plant was growing in a temperature-controlled sealed container, but the heating system failed and the sprout succumbed to the lunar cold.
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Account of my odyssey for Vaca Muerta:

My name is Stefan Borghardt, I am 28 years old, I am from Germany and I study photojournalism. Since the end of last year, he was working on a personal project on Fracking, in the areas of Vaca Muerta and the Upper Valley of Rio Negro. Monday, January 7, at 6:00 p.m., he was walking through lot 56 of the Treater Neuquén S.
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No to transgenic seeds in the National Capital of Biodiversity

Maintaining agricultural biodiversity for thousands of years has been one of the factors that allowed farmers around the world and in Misiones to ensure their productive independence and the food sovereignty of their communities. We citizens, peasants, producers of family agriculture , students, health workers of the Province of Misiones, members of the organizations and movements that subscribe, before the announcement that the Secretariat of Family Agriculture, Coordination and Territorial Development dependent on the Secretariat of Agroindustry of the Nation and the Association Maíz y Sorgo Argentino (Maizar), signed an agreement to develop the cultivation of transgenic corn, of high productivity in Misiones and in the Northeast of Corrientes, with the aim of producing and exporting -from these territories- more than 1,000,000 tons to Brazil.
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