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End of the line: GMO production in China halted

End of the line: GMO production in China halted

On August 17, when these permits were up for renewal, the Ministry of Agriculture decided not to extend them. In 2009, the ministry’s Biosafety Committee issued approval certificates to develop the two crops, rice and corn. Developed by the Huazhong Agricultural University, near Wuhan, it was hoped that the GMO strains would help to reduce […]

“Guerrilla Architect” Makes Space for Community Projects by Homesteading Government Property

“Guerrilla Architect” Makes Space for Community Projects by Homesteading Government Property

For over a decade, Spanish architect Santiago Cirugeda has been renovating and improving abandoned, unowned properties and turning them into beautiful works of art that can be used for a variety of community projects.  Some projects end up as concert halls, or art studios, while others are turned into schools and homes.  Santiago’s story was […]

7 Reasons You Should Make Coconut Water A Top Beverage On Your Summer List

7 Reasons You Should Make Coconut Water A Top Beverage On Your Summer List

Super low in calories, naturally fat-free and having more potassium than four bananas, coconut water is one of the best electrolyte hydrators in the world. It’s Mother Nature’s sports drink and it is just as effective (or more effective) than any carbo-electrolyte drink on the market. Coconut water has fewer calories, less sodium, and more potassium than any sports […]

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