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3D or not 3D -That is the question?

3D or not 3D -That is the question?

Posted on14. Sep, 2010 by .

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More Style than Substance We appear to be in a buying for buyings sake culture. The keeping ahead of the Jones has risen to a dizzy height. With 3D TV’s, marketers seem to have pulled off the latest con in persuading thousands of people that this is the new big thing, life altering even. When […]

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The GM Parties Speak – GM part 4

The GM Parties Speak – GM part 4

Posted on08. Sep, 2010 by .

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This is the 4th and final part in our series about Genetically Modified food and GM companies … well to be honest, it’s mainly about Monsanto as it provides the technology in 90% of the world’s GE seeds. The following selection of videos, are from youtube 1. Is an official Monsanto video 2. Highlights Percy […]

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Genetically Modified Black Ops – GM part 3

Genetically Modified Black Ops – GM part 3

Posted on08. Sep, 2010 by .

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Terminator Seeds Monsanto and the US Government together hold the patent for a commercial seed called “Terminator,” that is designed to commit suicide after just one harvest. This is totally against nature and ensures that farmers have to purchase new seeds each year for crops so they can stay in business. Haiti, India and Africa. […]

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Sustainable Gardening Practices

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Posted on06. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. These days, many of us are trying to find ways to be more economical. Whether it’s by trying to save money, to trying to save time, we are becoming more and more aware that sometimes frugality can pay off. But being economically-friendly doesn’t necessarily mean that one cannot be ecologically-friendly too. When saving […]

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My blog is carbon neutral

Posted on07. Apr, 2010 by .

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My blog is carbon neutral. What does that mean? It means that an organization called Make It Green! is going to plant a tree in cooperation with the Arbor Day Foundation in Plumas National Forest in Northern California for the project to neutralize the carbon footprint of blogs. Thousands of wildfires burned down many national […]

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The 2010 California Strawberry Festival

Posted on06. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: “Got an email about this probably by mistake and thought it was excellant… wish I was in California” Saturday and Sunday, May 15, 16, 2010 – 10:00am to 6:30pm Strawberry Meadows of College Park 3250 South Rose Avenue in Oxnard The California Strawberry Festival is the perfect summer kickoff with proceeds benefiting the community. […]

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The world’s first compostable bottle?

The world’s first compostable bottle?

Posted on29. Mar, 2010 by .

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Why don’t all companies use these bottles? BIOTA uses nature-based packaging from NatureWorks ™ PLA. NatureWorks ™ PLA is the first commercially viable packaging material derived entirely from an annually renewable resource – corn. BIOTA is the first beverage company in the world to exclusively use. NatureWorks ™ PLA to bottle its products. BIOTA water […]

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Jamie Oliver vs The USA

Posted on28. Mar, 2010 by .

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Love him or loath him… and we love him at Green Planet… the man has backbone In case you didn’t know Jamie is in the USA.. not to preach but to educate and highlight poor diet habits that parents subject their kids to… for basically a quiet life….. I’m not just talking just in the […]

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