Month: May 2021

Viewpoint: Organic farming offers some sustainability benefits, but ‘fear-driven marketing campaigns’ exaggerate advantages and demonize acceptable alternatives – Genetic Literacy Project

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Credit: Forbes This article or excerpt is included in the GLP’s daily curated selection of ideologically diverse news, opinion and analysis of biotechnology innovation. When the “Risk-Monger’s Dirty Dozen” list of pesticides used in organic farming was published, I had broken a taboo. Before that 2015 article, most…

How to Pick Environmentally Friendly Houseplants, Because Yours Aren’t – Lifehacker

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Photo: maxfluor (Shutterstock)When we think about our personal impact on the environment, our first thoughts might be switching to reusable shopping bags or conserving water and electricity. But what about our houseplants? Countless articles over the past several years have listed the benefits of houseplants—particularly claims about their…