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Eco-Topia Is Coming

Green Builder Media’s Celestia Project smashes dystopian narratives about the future; promises instead an age of environmental balance and abundance.
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April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A time capsule has been found in New York’s Central Park. But this is no ordinary artifact. It comes from the future—the year 2100. As researchers begin sifting through its contents, they find documents, videos and technology that shake the world from its dystopian trance. A hopeful future is both possible and probable, the record says, as long as we allow current trends regarding food, shelter and resilience to take shape.

Sustainability, Local and non-GMO at Top of Americans' Grocery Lists

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GMOs, local, organic, cruelty-free and more… When it comes to food shopping, consumers today juggle a variety of complex sustainability and CSR issues. To find out what food concerns take priority in the grocery aisles, we're proud to share the 2014 Cone Communications Food Issues Trend Tracker.

Frederick Kaufman on Open-Source GMOs

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Genetically Modified Organism is a downright dirty word among many environmentalists and food activists. People oppose GMOs for health reasons and because it’s mostly giant corporations like Monsanto that profit from the creation and distribution of GMOs in our food system. My guest today has a slightly different take on GMOs, though.

George Lakoff Part II: Framing the Debate

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Last week on Sea Change Radio, influential progressive and cognitive linguist George Lakoff laid out the principles of linguistic framing as they relate to environmentalism. This week, part two of hostAlex Wise‘s discussion with Prof.

The Customer is not Always Right: Why Supermarkets Show We Have a Problem with Evidence

Senior Researcher Charlie Ashford, Corporate Citizenship shares his views
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Last month, a group of scientists sent an open letter to ten supermarkets, accusing them of “seriously misinforming customers on health risks”.

Frederick Kaufman: The Fix Is In (With All The Fixins)

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This week, along with the rest of the country, we'll be piling my plate high with abundant turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple pie. It seems like a fitting time to reflect on food. Today on Sea Change Radio, we check in again with leading food journalist Frederick Kaufman to discuss the factors that go into fluctuating food prices around the world.

GMO: Your Right To Know

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Like it or not, genetically engineered foods make up a significant portion of our nation’s food supply. Approximately ninety-three percent of all U.S. soy and canola and eighty-six percent of our corn are genetically modified. There are informed positions on both sides of the debate around genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, pertaining to the health and long-term safety of these food products. But many assert that as long as this debate still rages, consumers deserve to know whether they’re eating and serving foods that have been genetically modified.

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