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The National Academy of Sciences — probably the country's most prestigious scientific group — has reaffirmed its judgment that GMOs are safe to eat. But the group's new report struck a different tone from previous ones, with much...
March 29, 2016 New Research Offers Much-Needed Hope For Our OceansSource: Huff Post
The study, published in Monday’s issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that with better fishing practices, the majority of the world’s fisheries — 77 percent, to be exact — could recover to a healthy...
March 24, 2016 How is climate change affecting agriculture?Source: University of California
In an effort to forecast how climate change may affect agriculture, University of California agricultural economists looked at how climate has affected crop acreage in the past. The effect of temperature changes on plants depends...
Source: NBC News
By eating less meat and more fruit and vegetables, the world could prevent several million deaths per year by 2050, cut planet-warming emissions substantially, and save billions of dollars annually in healthcare costs and climate...
March 2, 2016 Study: Eliminating GMOs would hurt environment, economySource: UPI
Researchers at Purdue University simulated a GMO ban in the United States, and the outputs weren't positive. The scientists found lower crop yield would have negative environmental and economic consequences.
February 12, 2016 Study: Unsafe Levels of Metal in Well-Known Chocolate Brands
ABC 13 - An independent lab study found that lead and cadmium were present in the majority of chocolates. As You Sow conducted three rounds of lab testing with serving size samples of chocolate from 42 different chocolate...
January 28, 2016 Feed the World by Wasting Less Food
IEEE Spectrum - Food waste begins on the farm and doesn't stop on our dinner plates. But we can easily cut that waste in half.
January 19, 2016 Extreme weather lowers global crop yield
EarthSky - A study published in the journal Nature on January 7, 2016, provides evidence that historic trends of extreme weather lowers crop production at a global scale.
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...
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