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'Green Living' Articles

Beauty We Don’t Know About

By The Nourisher June 2nd, 2008

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When I first saw these photos I couldn't believe the beauty I beheld. Also, I couldn't believe my former beliefs about what the Middle East was like. Decades of news reels showing devastated cities, dust and ugly war pollution had lead me to believe the Iraq, Iran, Kuwait and other ... MORE...

A small win against Monsanto

By The Nourisher April 8th, 2008

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Well it's a small win but a step in the right direction. This week Percy Schmeiser, winner of last year's Right Livelihood award and long time David to Monsanto's Goliath, accepted an out of court settlement of $660 from the company. In 2005, one year after Monsanto sued ... MORE...

Round 1 is Lost - QLDers against Water Flouridation continue the fight.

By The Nourisher March 18th, 2008

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On behalf of Queenslanders Against Water Fluoridation ( QAWF Inc ) I would like to thank the many people who have recently contacted us saying that they do not want fluoridation forced on them and also the many hundreds of peolple who have sent us copies of complaint letters that ... MORE...

We can still win a GM-free future! To do list (urgent)

By Joanne Hay February 27th, 2008

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Premier Brumby says Victoria's GM canola ban will be allowed to lapse this Thursday, February 28. Victoria is a renegade, going it alone, as WA, SA, Tasmania and the ACT will continue to be GM-free. Bayer and Monsanto (licensee NuFarm) may begin to sell seed for the permanent and unrestricted commercial release of ... MORE...

Victoria and NSW lifting the GM moratorium: Act now

By Joanne Hay December 4th, 2007

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This email from Helen Wallace of OTAC (Organic Traders And Consumers network). If you want to know why we should not be supporting the lifting of the GM moratorium, just read Jeffrey Smith’s “Genetic Roulette€. It clearly lists the health risks of eating genetically modified Food. Or see ... MORE...

Walk Against Warming Sunday, 11 November 2007

By Joanne Hay October 31st, 2007

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Australia’s community day of action on climate change will be held on the Sunday 11 November 2007 - two weeks before the 2007 federal election. Show the Australian Government you support courageous action on climate change. Unite with thousands of other Australians and be the voice for our planet and for our ... MORE...

Mongolian Dreaming :: Welcome the Nourishing Yurt

By Joanne Hay August 29th, 2007

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We've changed office. We're now out the back yard in our new Mongolian Yurt. If you've been on Nourished for a while, you'd know Green Habitat Solutions, one of our sponsors. Their ad with the beautiful yurts on the Mongolian Tundra is stunning. And the yurts are just ... MORE...

Live Earth - Concert for Climate Change

By Joanne Hay June 29th, 2007

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Live Earth is a 24-hour, 7-continent concert series taking place on 7/7/07 that will bring together more than 100 music artists and 2 billion people to trigger a global movement to solve the climate crisis. Reaching this worldwide audience through an unprecedented global media architecture covering all media platforms - ... MORE...

One Hour No Power - July 1st

By Joanne Hay June 24th, 2007

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At midday on Sunday July 1st 2007 we are asking everyone concerned about the effects of climate change to simply turn everything (non-vital) off for an hour. That’s one hour with no cars, computers, TVs, etc. ... MORE...

Respect for the Great Mother

By Joanne Hay June 18th, 2007

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"The organic farmer does not pretend to know how to explain the ramification and hair-splitting scientific concepts necessary to the establishment of incontrovertible proof of the need for organic foods. The burden of proof is upon those who claim that they can supersede the plan of the Creator, or beat ... MORE...

nour·ish (nûrsh, nr-)
  1. To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.
  2. To foster the development of; promote: “Athens was an imperial city, nourished by the tribute of subjects” (V. Gordon Childe).
  3. To keep alive; maintain: nourish a hope.

Originating from Latin Nutrire which means to feed or suckle

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