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Francis Thicke Presents The Other Side Of Ethanol At Branstad’s Hearing

UPDATE:  Today Iowa Public Radio’s program River To River with Ben Kieffer will be about corn ethanol and the Renewable Fuels Standards controversy. The program runs from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm. Francis Thicke will be one of the guests … Continue reading

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Dr. Francis Thicke To Speak At Climate Change Event

Isballiance.org The Iowa Sustainable Business Alliance (ISBA) and the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) invite you to help change national policy on climate change by acting locally!!  ISBA in conjunction with ASBC is hosting this event for concerned and interested … Continue reading

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Free Symposium: Expanded Awareness For Sustainability

http://www.mum.edu/symposium Expanded Awareness as the Basis of Deep Green Business and Deep Sustainability Symposium sponsored by the Department of Business Administration July 5-6, 2013 10:00-12:30 and 1:30-4:00 FREE and open to the public Sustainable Living Center, Room 12 Maharishi University … Continue reading

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Iowans Plead With CAFO Farmer To Spare Them

by Francis Thicke, reposted with permission.  Follow Francis on FB. Last night I witnessed an incredible hearing on two proposed CAFOs to be built near Batavia — totaling 10,000 hogs – in Wapello County. About 50 neighbors of the farmer … Continue reading

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Francis Thicke Appointed to National Organic Standards Board

iowasource.com WASHINGTON, January 15, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture appointed environmentalist and farmer Francis Thicke, Ph.D., to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) today, adding valuable perspective to this 15-member advisory Board. “Since the NOSB serves as a gatekeeper for … Continue reading

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