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Change in Farming Can Feed World - Report
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, Biofuels, Food Crisis, Food For The Poor, Food Production, Food Security, Food Supply, Food-Agriculture, World Hunger, World Issues )

- 2195 days ago -
Ample resources wasted, global study warns � Biofuels exacerbating shortage of food crops
Change in Farming Can Feed World - Report
Science & Tech  (tags: business, economy, agriculture, society, SustainableDevelopment, research, environment )

- 2195 days ago -
Sixty countries backed by the World Bank and most UN bodies yesterday called for radical changes in world farming to avert increasing regional food shortages, escalating prices and growing environmental problems.
The Flourbeetle's Genome Sequenced for the First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, agriculture, red flour beetle, genome, species, Tribolium, biology, discovery )

- 2217 days ago -
A research team has now sequenced the genome from Tribolium castaneum. These sequencing efforts are extremely important for agriculture and will enable the development of new methods for the protection of food plants and areas of forests against beetles.
Call for Delay to Biofuels Policy
Science & Tech  (tags: Sustainability, biofuels, environment, UK, UE, BBC, renewable, fuel, ethanol, sugar cane, food prices, carbon debt, agriculture )

- 2220 days ago -
The UK's chief environment scientist has called for a delay to a policy demanding inclusion of biofuels into fuel at pumps across the UK. Professor Robert Watson said ministers should await the results of their inquiry into biofuels' sustainability.
University Funding Pulled For Anti-Biofuel Research : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, alternative fuels, biofuel, business, cellulosic ethanol, corn, ethanol, global warming, grain, industry, research, science, transportation, university )

- 2238 days ago -
Two soybean growers' groups have suspended $1.5 million in funding from the University of Minnesota, due to research showing that biofuels could worsen global warming.

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