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New Potato Can Be Grown With Just Sea Water
Science & Tech  (tags: food, nutrition, GoodNews, goodnews, world, technology, science )

Glenn
- 8 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This could help end world hunger.
How Three Teens Used Bacteria to Tackle Global Food Poverty
Science & Tech  (tags: Food, Global Food Poverty, Teens, Expermentation, Inoculation, Bacteria, Crop Modification, Artificial Selection, Enhanced Crops )

Brian
- 15 days ago - csmonitor.com
"Ciara, Emer, and Sophie completed more than 100 experimental runs in their backyard garden laboratory and inoculated thousands of seed samples with a diluted syrup of rhyzobia."
GMO Science Takes a Blow as Studies Are Retracted - Via Mercola
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, GMOs, Biotechnology Industry, Retracted Studies, Food, Health risks, World, Article )

Victoria
- 32 days ago - articles.mercola.com
Article: The Public Face of GMOs Loses Scientific Credibility; The Snowball Effect of Retracted Studies; The Problem with GMO Plant Science; Results from Animal-Feeding Studies Correlate with Human Disease Patterns; GMO Foods Have Never Been Proven Safe.
10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health - Via Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, GMOs, Research Studies, Food, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 32 days ago - collective-evolution.com
There are a multitude of credible scientific studies that clearly demonstrate why GMOs should not be consumed, and more are emerging every year, here are 10 of them. If anybody ever tells you that GMOs are completely safe for consumption, it's not true.
Global Meat Consumption Needs to Fall to Protect the Environment and Meet Food Demand: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: world, global, food, diet, consumption, demand, emmissions, Greenhouse gas, Sustainabililty, research, study )

Darren
- 59 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Research from Cambridge and Aberdeen universities estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate. That will make it harder to meet global targets on limiting emissions.
GMO Critics: 'Chill Out'!?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, gmo, science, study, research, safety, tyson, neil, degrasse, science, humans, healthcare, diet, food, scientists )

Mari
- 89 days ago - businessinsider.com
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the country's most famous scientist, has a message for critics of genetically modified foods: "Chill out."
5 Step Plan to Feed the World and Cut Environmental Impact of Farming
Science & Tech  (tags: food, agriculture, feed the world )

Joe
- 95 days ago - ecojoes.com
A brief summary of a great article in National Geographic, talking about a 5 step plan to feed the estimated 9 billion people that'll live on Earth by 2050. Chiggity check it out!
Decline in Wildlife Aggravates Human Conflict - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Animals, Biology, Crime, Food, Terrorism, Violence, War )

Ray
- 96 days ago - rt.com
Researchers at UC Berkeley have found an alarming correlation between a decline in wildlife and human conflict. As human activity directly threatens animals, their declining numbers introduce drastic changes to our way of life.
GM Maggots Expected in Fruit Imports After Go-Ahead for Brazil GM Fruit Fly Experiments - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Fruit Flies, Brazil, Food, Maggots, Health risks, Humans, Science, Ethical concerns, Article )

Victoria
- 147 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
GM maggots are expected in Brazilian fruit imports as the country moves forward with an open release of millions of genetically modified Mediterranean fruit flies. Live GM flies could also be transported in the fruit. No release date has been announced.
THE END OF FOOD?
Science & Tech  (tags: food, diet, health, research, technology, concept, humans, news, interesting, science )

CarrieSIC
- 178 days ago - newyorker.com
Has a tech entrepreneur come up with a product to replace our meals? The Soylent dream is a strange one: a place where our food-related hopes mingle with our nightmares. If you spend enough time with Rhinehart, though, it can start to take hold.
Keep Shell Out of the Arctic! - Take Action!: NRDC's Save BioGems
Science & Tech  (tags: architecture, auto, babies, business, children, clothing, CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, design, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, family, food, garden, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, he )

Susanne
- 195 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Four years ago this spring, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
GM Crops: UK Scientists Call for New Trials
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, UK, GMO, Food )

Ray
- 229 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.
Study Finds Diverse Non-GMO Crop System Reduces Herbicides, Enhances Soils, Increases Yields - The Organic & Non-GMO Report
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, University Research, Crops, Food, Non-GMOs, Farming News )

Victoria
- 259 days ago - nongmoreport.com
Iowa State University agronomist has found that you can reduce herbicide inputs, maintain and even improve weed suppression, enhance soil quality by several measures, plus boost grain yields by planting diverse non-GMO crops and by using crop rotation.
Killer Whale Populations Took Deep Dive During Ice Age
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, environment, interesting, research, study, killer whale, ice age, food, scarce )

Giana
- 266 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Killer whale populations around the world may have suffered steep declines during the last Ice Age, when food for these top predators may have been scarce, a new study finds.
GMOs and Pesticides - What Concerns Scientists - Via Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Pesticides, Food, Health risks, Humans, Eco-system )

Victoria
- 269 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
An article outlining the main concerns scientists have about GMOs: their failure to increase yield; pesticide resistance; glyphosate; effects on plant, soil, animal and human biology; unnamed organism; increasing weed resistance; the battle continues.
 

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