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"Biodynamic is the New Organic:" This Sustainable, Pesticide-Free Farming Practice Saw Record Growth in 2016 While both proper organic and biodynamic farming do not allow toxic synthetic pesticides like Monsanto's Roundup and/or glyphosate, biodynamic takes things a step further by prohibiting the use of outside fertilizers. The system must produce its own fertility, in the form of compost and nutrients, making it highly sustainable and efficient. (Friday March 17th, 2017 — march-against-monsanto.com)

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Design is being used to change the way children play at home o encourage such creative play and to ensure that the philosophies they subscribe to are practisedat home, parents are putting more thought into the way they design their children's spaces. (Friday March 17th, 2017 — The Straits Times - Singapore)

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Honey Nut Cheerios Pulled Its Bee Mascot Because Bees Are Disappearing Bees are in trouble, and Honey Nut Cheerios wants to help. The brand pulled its bee mascot Buzz from the front of cereal boxes in the U.S. this month to call attention to the alarming decline in pollinator populations around the world. Honey Nut Cheerios is also giving out free wildflower seeds so cereal lovers can grow their own home for bees and their pollinating pals to thrive. It ran the same campaign in Canada last year. (Friday March 17th, 2017 — Huffington Post - USA)

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Teenager Is on Track to Plant a Trillion Trees Starting his project as a nine-year-old, Felix Finkbeiner aims to restore the world’s forests. (Friday March 17th, 2017 — National Geographic - Washington DC USA)

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Texas School Triples Recess Time, Solves Attention Deficit Disorder The key to the success of the program is "unstructured play" four times a day to break up the physical and mental monotony of the classroom, allowing developing minds and bodies to constructively use their energies, so that their may be more effectively applied in learning. (Friday March 17th, 2017 — http://livetheorganicdream.com)

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Weersing: I thought biodynamics was witchcraft Pyramid Valley Wines produces four wines; Earth Smoke Pinot Noir, Angel Flower Pinot Noir, Lion’s Tooth Chardonnay and Field of Fire Chardonnay. Its vineyards have been managed biodynamically from the outset, a form of agriculture that is similar to organic farming, but which includes concepts drawn from the ideas of Rudolf Steiner. Calling for the application of natural preparations to treat the soil, its practices also take cues from the lunar and astral calendar, and Weersing admits that its practices took some getting used to in the beginning. (Thursday March 16th, 2017 — The Drinks Business )

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EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto ‘Kill’ Cancer Study The Environmental Protection Agency official who was in charge of evaluating the cancer risk of Monsanto Co.’s Roundup allegedly bragged to a company executive that he deserved a medal if he could kill another agency’s investigation into the herbicide’s key chemical. (Tuesday March 14th, 2017 — Bloomberg.com)

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Microsoft picks small farms for ripe reward Greenwood Orchards ... The biodynamic producer is using new tech to harness crowd source tech solutions to fruit fly pests. (Tuesday March 14th, 2017 — Queensland Country Life - Australia)

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Colossal Ancient Egyptian Statue Unearthed In Cairo Slum Archaeologists have discovered a massive statue that likely depicts the ancient Egyptian ruler submerged in the groundwater of a Cairo area slum. The sculpture, believed to be some 3,000 years old, lies in Matariya, near the ruins of the ancient city of Heliopolis. (Friday March 10th, 2017 — Huffington Post - USA)

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No One's Eating 'Superfoods' Now! Got the New Health Food Memo? Biodynamic is actually the next step to organic and this practice — popularised by the Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner (famous worldwide for his contributions to education) — is the most environment-friendly form of farming in the world today. (Friday March 10th, 2017 — Yahoo News )

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The boom is here: U.S. solar experiences record-smashing year 200,000 people are working in an industry that is revolutionizing the energy sector. (Thursday March 9th, 2017 — Think Progress - USA)

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Biodynamic farming is on the rise — but how effective is this alternative agricultural practice? When John Chester, a filmmaker from California, quit his job to become a farmer, he didn't do it out of a desire to "feed the world." Instead, he says: "I'm trying to feed my neighbors — and if everyone did that, we would be able to replicate this." He is referring to Apricot Lane Farms, a 213-acre biodynamic and organic farm in Moorpark, California, that Chester runs with his wife, Molly. (Sunday March 5th, 2017 — The Guardian - UK)

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Brazil About to Refuse ALL Imports of U.S.- Grown Genetically-Modified Crops The list of countries refusing Monsanto's genetically-modified crops continues to grow. Highlighting the world divide on the issue, Brazil recently refused all U.S.-grown GM crops. While we are continually force-fed genetically modified foods — since they are in approximately 80 percent of all packaged, conventional foods in grocery stores in America — other countries are refusing to import them, grow them, or sell them within their borders. (Friday March 3rd, 2017 — Healthy-Holistic-Living.com)

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In Mumbai, parents are opening schools that focus on children's inner needs Waldorf schools are the rage amongst a section of the upper class. (Friday March 3rd, 2017 — Scroll.in - India)

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King Estate, a winery with KC roots, named largest biodynamic vineyard in U.S. "Achieving this certification holds us to the highest possible standard in sustainable agriculture. It is testimony to the commitment of King Estate's people to go beyond organic and do our part to protect the Earth for future generations," King Estate's CEO Ed King said. (Friday March 3rd, 2017 — The Kansas City Star - Kansas City, Missouri USA)

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Taking education outside Kindergartners from Bright Water Waldorf School in Seattle hang out in Volunteer Park, which the school uses as a place for the children to play during recess. (Friday March 3rd, 2017 — The Seattle Times - Seattle, Washington USA)

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The Japanese practice of ‘forest bathing’ is scientifically proven to improve your health Now there’s scientific evidence supporting eco-therapy. The Japanese practice of forest bathing is proven to lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost the immune system, and improve overall feelings of wellbeing. (Friday March 3rd, 2017 — Quartz Media - USA)

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The Man Who Rebuilt a Village After Nepal’s 2015 devastating earthquake, Maila Lama came up with an ingenious solution. Two years on, his village has bounced back in a most remarkable way. (Friday March 3rd, 2017 — BBC online - UK)

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Scientists Think They've Found the Oldest Fossil Ever A new study, published in the journal Nature, describes fossilized microorganisms thought to be between 3.77 and 4.28 billion years old. They were found in Quebec, Canada's Nuvvuagittuq greenstone belt, which is home to some of Earth's most ancient rocks. Inside, researchers found the fossils of what they say are long-gone bacteria left behind during Earth's tumultuous early days. (Wednesday March 1st, 2017 — Smithsonian online -USA)

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