Save wild life-63rd Wildlife Week celebrated

Save wild life-63rd Wildlife Week celebrated

“Save wildlife” was the message in the 63rd Wildlife week celebrated on Thursday at Sajjangarh Biological Park. Spot painting was organised to promote this message. Celebrating the 63rd Wildlife week in Sajjangarh Biological Park, spot painting was organised to promote the message of saving wildlife. As per Forest conservator Hariny V 81 students of 16 schools participated in the junior group and 86 students of 20 schools participated in the senior group for spot painting….

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Melbourne mother made her own chemical-free baby wipes

A young mother has revealed how she turned a simple idea from the kitchen into a viral parenting hack. Joy Ratima was just like any other suburban mother when the idea sprung into mind after she noticed a lack of chemical-free baby wipes at the supermarket. Using just paper towels, coconut oil, body wash and plastic containers, the Melbourne woman transformed the concoctions into a money-saving product. Scroll down for video  Joy Ratima created her…

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Kitchen cures: Five chemical-free face scrubs that you can make at home | more lifestyle

Kitchen cures: Five chemical-free face scrubs that you can make at home | more lifestyle

Summer is here in full swing, and your skin will constantly remind you of it! The scorching heat, pollution, humidity et al wipe off the natural glow of the skin, and can invite infections. To keep it healthy, beauty experts advise exfoliation, as it helps cleanse the skin, and removes tan. Along with improving skin texture and blood circulation, it also helps keeps blackheads and acne at bay. Gentle rubbing and washing off the scrub…

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‘Bubble woman’ Amelia Hill, Adelaide, enjoys brief trip outside

‘Bubble woman’ Amelia Hill, Adelaide, enjoys brief trip outside

‘BUBBLE girl’ Amelia Hill is rarely able to leave her chemical-free home but last weekend the Adelaide woman was briefly able to feel the warmth of the sun on her skin for the first time in months. The 41-year-old is virtually housebound after being exposed to termite spray when she was 15 years old, which has left her allergic to almost everything. Ms Hill’s reactions gradually got worse as she got older and her health…

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Chemical-free veggies – Khmer Times

Chemical-free veggies – Khmer Times

Chemical-free veggiesKhmer TimesChemical-free veggies. The government is urging vegetable growers to reduce their reliance on pesticides and cut imports from neighboring countries to protect the health of consumers. The call was made in a workshop on Friday, in which officials from … Source link

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UW Extension offers online GMO information course | Farm and Ranch

UW Extension offers online GMO information course | Farm and Ranch

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be examined during a six-week online course through University of Wyoming Extension. The weekly sessions beginning Monday, May 22, are meant to divide fact from fiction about biotechnology, said Jeremiah Vardiman, UW Extension educator who is leading the course. “This online course focuses on educating professionals in the health and nutrition fields and any other inquisitive mind on the main topics that are discussed or brought…

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Fresh Future Farm in North Charleston on path to be educational model | Columnists

Fresh Future Farm in North Charleston on path to be educational model | Columnists

Food deserts are areas that lack fresh fruit and vegetables. They are often located in urban areas due to limited access to farmers’ markets and grocery stores that provide affordable, healthy food. Fresh Future Farm is aiming to change that. This urban farm in North Charleston is growing a variety of produce, including collard greens, bananas, blackberries, onions and cilantro on 5 acres. It also raises chickens for egg production and poultry. Bees are kept…

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Good for Business, Good for the Earth

Good for Business, Good for the Earth

Want to get your clothes cleaned without having them soaked in a solvent that is likely a human carcinogen (according to the National Academy of Sciences)? Skip the toxic dry cleaning and check out Green Cleaners & Alteration Center (9555 S. Eastern Ave., greencleanerslv.com). Drop your duds here for some nontoxic dry cleaning that leaves clothes smelling fresh, and is far less harmful for the environment and customers than normal dry cleaning. Cut down on…

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Nigerian professor: Anti-GMO campaigners ‘play politics’ with food security and poverty, delaying sustainable farming

Nigerian professor: Anti-GMO campaigners ‘play politics’ with food security and poverty, delaying sustainable farming

Prof. Benjamin Ubi, [president of the Biotechnology Society of Nigeria] says the adoption of biotechnology will facilitate sustainable agricultural production in the country. … He said that the adoption of biotechnology applications was the panacea to the current food challenges facing the country. “Biotechnology, including genetic engineering and production of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), provides powerful tools for the sustainable development of agriculture, fishery and forestry, as well as meeting the food needs of the…

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Midland man designs organic pest control and cleaning service line

Midland man designs organic pest control and cleaning service line

Bella Lindauer, for the Daily News Published 8:00 am, Friday, April 14, 2017 Photo provided Jacob Lewis has started a new business, Earthsway Organic Solutions. Photo provided Jacob Lewis has started a new business, Earthsway Organic Solutions. Midland man designs organic pest control and cleaning service line In modern times, it seems that most products can be purchased in an organic form. Anything from meat and dairy products right down to clothing can be made naturally….

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Natural food demand prompts Medowie expansion | photos, poll

Natural food demand prompts Medowie expansion | photos, poll

The demand for chemical-free, fresh produce has spurred a Tomatoes in Abundance expansion. Natural food demand prompts Medowie expansion | photos, poll NATURALLY: Siblings Daniel Marquez and Nicole O’Neill, who are behind Tomatoes in Abundance, are opening a store in Medowie, called the Natural food Collective. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts NATURALLY: Siblings Daniel Marquez and Nicole O’Neill, who are behind Tomatoes in Abundance, are opening a store in Medowie, called the Natural food Collective. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts…

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Simple ways to freshen the air and create chemical-free cleaning products

Simple ways to freshen the air and create chemical-free cleaning products

Cynthia Maloney, from Essential Oil Elements, shared more about the health and cleaning benefits of essential oils, and whipped up two cleaning sprays, as well as a room freshening spray. Su Ring, KING 12:26 PM. PDT April 11, 2017 In addition to cleaning your windows, closets and floors, you can give your AIR a spring cleaning, too! Creating scents with essential oils is easy, and you can also mix your own, natural cleaning products. Cynthia Maloney,…

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Natural food demand prompts Medowie expansion | photos

Natural food demand prompts Medowie expansion | photos

The demand for chemical-free, fresh produce has spurred a Tomatoes in Abundance expansion. Natural food demand prompts Medowie expansion | photos NATURALLY: Siblings Daniel Marquez and Nicole O’Neill, who are behind Tomatoes in Abundance, are opening a store in Medowie, called the Natural food Collective. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts NATURALLY: Siblings Daniel Marquez and Nicole O’Neill, who are behind Tomatoes in Abundance, are opening a store in Medowie, called the Natural food Collective. Picture: Ellie-Marie Watts Daniel…

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HAPPY HANDYMAN: E-Cloth the answer for chemical-free cleaning

HAPPY HANDYMAN: E-Cloth the answer for chemical-free cleaning

By Trudy Chuoke Lesage, happyhandyman2@yahoo.com Published 12:27 pm, Monday, April 10, 2017 I am doing a small kitchen remodel at my house. Even though the trades have been meticulous in draping off the areas, dust is everywhere; if it has a horizontal edge … it’s covered in dust. Cleaning with a chemical right now is just not the right thing; I am using E-Cloth products. E-Cloth is a line of microfiber cloths that are designed to…

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It makes good scents: Healthy, chemical free products all in a day’s work for Mimi and Opa | Community

It makes good scents: Healthy, chemical free products all in a day’s work for Mimi and Opa | Community

The name of the business founded by Kristi and Michael Gifford in 2015 is called Mimi & Opa’s Soaps, but it encompasses so much more — sugar scrubs, lotions, body mists, bath bombs, foot soaks and warming oils. In addition to these chemical free bath and beauty products, the couple offers quality candles and wax melts in scents so delicious you’d be tempted to take a bite. Michael has branched out into making signs from…

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