Green News For The Weekend Volume 356

April 25, 2014

DIY Turmeric Dye for Fabric (+ washing instructions!) My friend Becky has another great DIY post up on her site! You know that turmeric has a ton of health benefits, but did you know that this spice is great for dyeing fabric? Here’s how to make turmeric dye and how to care for your dyed fabric.

Monsanto GM Soy is Scarier Than You Think Given soy’s centrality to our food and agriculture systems, the findings of a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Food Chemistry are worth pondering. The authors found that Monsanto’s ubiquitous Roundup Ready soybeans, engineered to withstand its own blockbuster herbicide, contain more herbicide residues than their non-GMO counterparts.

New Documentary “Ingredients” Looks at the Local Food Movement Ingredients is a documentary that explores the failings of the industrial food model, and how the local food movement is gaining momentum as a far better alternative.

With Climate Change, Wildfires Getting Worse in the West Across the western United States, wildfires grew bigger and more frequent in the past 30 years, according to a new study that blames climate change and drought for the worsening flames.

The Economic and Environmental Costs of Wasted Food Around the world, there is increasing awareness of the resources squandered to produce food that is never eaten.

China to impose tougher penalties on polluters in new environmental law While the US barely lifts a finger, still subsidizes oil companies with billions each year, and Obama set to approve the Keystone pipeline, China is actually trying to do something about their environmental issues.

Have a good weekend, everyone.

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