Are You a Victim of Fish Fraud...

Apr 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment The federal govt. has unveiled a new plan to combat illegal fishing and seafood fraud. By Michael Conathan /...

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GMO Mosquitoes May Be Released...

Apr 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Biotech firm Oxitec have given no evidence to support claim that the modified insects will reduce dengue fever. By...

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Our crazy farm subsidies, expl...

Apr 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Amelia Urry   GRIST Nearly every industrialized nation on Earth subsidizes agriculture to some extent. It’s a way to...

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Experiment U...

Apr 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Food Paltrow attempted to live on a food stamp budget of $29 for one week. By Beth Markley / Huffington Post   VIA...

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Food in Uncertain Times: How t...

Apr 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The key is learning interdependence, not independence. By Makenna Goodman / Chelsea Green Publishing   VIA ALTERNET In an...

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How Starbucks Can Help Prevent...

Apr 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment The cost per cup of coffee amounts to pennie By Reynard Loki / AlterNet April 17, 2015 Photo Credit: USDA...

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FDA: Kind bars aren’t actually...

Apr 16, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The agency sent the snack bar company a warning label asking it to remove misleading claims from its labels Lindsay...

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GARDENING FOR ALL

Apr 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] « Bringing Nature to the Neighborhood THE DIRT  by Jared Green Backyard, community, and therapeutic gardens are becoming...

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America has fewer and larger f...

Apr 13, 2015 Posted by

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10 Reasons Why You Should Eat ...

Apr 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Some are not as obvious as you might think. By Cole Mellino / EcoWatch  VIA ALTERNET Photo Credit: Patrick...

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Making almonds the drought’s s...

Apr 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Almonds have become the poster-nut for human wastefulness in California’s...

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Jon Stewart Slams Big Food For...

Mar 30, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Food The ‘Daily Show’ host takes on the food companies for their practices. By Stefanie Spear / EcoWatch  VIA...

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Climate-Smart Success Stories

Mar 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Anders Larsson  Planet Forward, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University Do you think...

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Could This Tree Solve the Worl...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Food Aside from being medicinal, edible and easy to grow, moringa trees could address issues of hunger and poverty. By...

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New Way to Identify Pesticide-...

Mar 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Organic farmers can have their products certified at a cost less than the USDA’s certification program. By Radha...

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This Is What Humanity’s ...

Mar 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   A new photo book from conservation experts aims to shine a light on humanity’s impact on the planet and...

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Overfishing sucks — but this V...

Mar 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Amelia Urry   GRIST After opening its third season with a cheery refresher on global warming, VICE returns to the...

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To Solve California’s Water Cr...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Sonali Kolhatkar  TRUTHDIG   Irrigation water running along a dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. (AP /...

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Guerilla gardening: strategies...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Abigail Doan,INHABITAT Regardless of whether you are an urban, suburban, or rural dweller, there is inevitably a patch...

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Seed Libraries Are Sprouting U...

Mar 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Amid government crackdown, seed libraries expand biodiversity and food access. By Christopher D. Cook /...

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Cutting Food Waste Could Save ...

Mar 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Reuters By Chris Arsenault ROME, Feb 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Reducing consumer food waste could save the...

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Canada’s Largest Food Retailer...

Mar 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling  CLIMATE PROGRESS Canada’s largest grocery retailer, Loblaws, has begun selling “ugly” produce in an...

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This Humble Food Is a Nutritio...

Mar 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Food It’s the kind of food that feeds villages. It also benefits impact on the land where it grows. By Ari LeVaux /...

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PlantLab could grow fruit and ...

Mar 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Liz Eve, INHABITAT   By 2050, 85 percent of an estimated 9 billion people will be living in cities, and food and water...

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Why You Should Stop Eating Bre...

Mar 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Dogmatic adherence to mealtimes is anti-science, racist, and might actually be making you sick. By Kiera...

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Eat at Your Own Risk: Flawed F...

Mar 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]  By Alex James, Truthout | Op-Ed (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) For the past two decades, developers of genetically...

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SAVE THE HUMANS

Mar 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] MobyDJ, singer-songwriter and musician A few years ago, I was talking with Al Gore (yes, I’m name dropping). I...

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The GOP’s king corn problem

Mar 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Donald Carr GRIST Republican politics — especially the presidential primary — have become a contest of...

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“Merchants of Doubt”: Meet the...

Mar 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] A must-see new documentary from the director of “Food, Inc.” exposes the dirty tricks of professional...

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America has reached peak cow: ...

Mar 7, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Denis and Gail Boyer Hayes on the health and environmental impacts of America’s 93 million cows Lindsay Abrams...

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