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Better Farming - A widely-published expert on ruminant nutrition judging by his Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada profile, McAllister was also a contributing author to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and lead author...
January 15, 2016 Countries underestimate risk of cyber attack, says WEF
Computer Weekly - Most of the world's economies are underestimating the potential effect of cyber attacks on businesses and their economies, the World Economic Forum (WEF) warned. A major study by the WEF reveals that, with the...
January 15, 2016 Should big food follow Campbell Soup's GMO labeling lead'
Investment Underground - A December Mellman Group poll commissioned by Consumers Union and a coalition of consumer and environmental groups found that nine in 10 Americans support mandatory labeling of products with genetically...
January 15, 2016 The US just took a big step toward making your fish sustainable
techinsider.io - A World Resources Institute report predicted that aquaculture production will have to double globally by 2050 in order to feed the 9 billion people on the planet by then. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
January 14, 2016 USDA says pesticide levels in produce, other foods not a threatSource: Food Safety News
The report again confirms that pesticide residues are not a food safety concern for the United States. The PDP report on data from samples collected in 2014 found our food is safe, with pesticide residue levels low enough to...
Source: State Impact/NPR
The Environmental Protection Agency’s landmark investigation into the impact of fracking on drinking water lacked baseline testing that would have made its results more illuminating, according to a scientific panel that assessed...
January 14, 2016 Stinging Report On Pandemics Makes Louis Pasteur Look Like A ProphetSource: NPR
But the report itself has a stinging message: We're not prepared for the next coming plague or pandemic — or HIV 2.0.
January 13, 2016 Scientists just found an unexpected factor that could be driving Greenland’s ice lossSource: Washington Post
While changes in air temperature, water temperature and precipitation are known to influence melting events on the ice sheet, a new study has identified another, perhaps less obvious culprit: clouds.
January 7, 2016 Study Finds That Weather Disasters Took a Heavy Toll on CropsSource: NY Times
Droughts and heat waves wiped out nearly a tenth of the rice, wheat, corn and other cereal crops in countries hit by extreme weather disasters between 1964 and 2007, according to a new study
January 7, 2016 EPA says pesticide harms bees in some casesSource: Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton and citrus but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency found
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