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Scientists Look to Baby Eagles to Determine How Contaminated Our Environment Is

Scientists in Wisconsin have hit on a new way to determine how exposed we humans are to toxic chemicals in the environment: They're asking baby eagles. Well, "asking" may put too nice a spin on it.…

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Food Chain Sheds Light on Farm Worker Exploitation

By Dana Shultz for DietsInReview.com | photo from food chain website There's more interest in food now than perhaps ever before in our nation's history. We want to know what's in it, where it's fro…

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6 Ways to Reclaim the Food Chain (Michael Pollan Video)

Food safety breaches like the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe signal warnings about the safety our food chain. In this clip from Nourish, author Michael Pollan discusses the biology and ecology of …

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Oil Found Deep in Gulf’s Water and Food Chain

Researchers from the University of South Florida found oil in plankton in the northern Gulf. Plankton are tiny organisms which many larger species such as fish consume in order to stay alive. If plank…

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