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Agroecology and the Disappearing Yield Gap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, greenproducts, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 21 hours ago - foodfirst.org
The more scientists actually study agroecology, the better it looks. The largest meta-analysis to date comparing yields of organic and conventional agriculture concluded that the "yield gap" between the two is much smaller than previously assumed and for
Congress To Nutritionists: Don't Talk About The Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, health, humans, nutrition )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - npr.org
A government-appointed group of top nutrition experts, assigned to lay the scientific groundwork for a new version of the nation's dietary guidelines, decided earlier this year to collect data on the environmental implication of different food choices.
9 Hours Ago China's Hard Line on Biotech Burns US Hay
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, genetic engineering, GMO contamination, GMO alfalfa, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - theglobaldairy.com
...the U.S. industry has two problems: its definition of what qualifies as non-biotech may not be strict enough to meet tougher Chinese standards, and there is evidence biotech genes have spread to non-biotech crops.
Elusive GM Safety Evidence
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO testing, health, protection, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - gmfreescotland.blogspot.co.uk
A review of the scientific evidence on the relationship between GM crops and animal health has just been published. This carefully constructed search for a robust body of studies concluded that the task was "impossible" to do "properly" because of the fra
2014: International Year of Family Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, industrial farming, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - wdm.org.uk
...as agriculture has become more concentrated in the hands of huge transnational agribusinesses, hunger rates have actually increased: from 788m in 1995 to 925m in 2010. Essentially, the problem is not production levels but how food is distributed...
Chik-Fil-A Loses Dumb Battle to Kale Enthusiast
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, dishonesty, ethics, GoodNews, usa )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - grist.org
A small victory for sustainable food activism: A Vermont man and local agriculture advocate was able to defeat an intellectual property suit brought against him by a fast food chain.
These Statistics Prove GMOs Are Absolutely Not 'Feeding America'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, hunger, health, humans, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - naturalsociety.com
You would not imagine hunger plaguing the suburbs of America, but citizens living in cities like Houston, Detroit, and even sunny Fresno, California or Orlando, Florida worry about feeding their families every month. Surely these people are benefited by
Genes Reveal Histories of Bird Origins, Feathers, Flight and Song
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, birds, discovery, genome biology, interesting, research, scientists, study, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - ecology.com
The genomes of modern birds tell a story: Today's winged rulers of the skies emerged and evolved after the mass extinction that wiped out dinosaurs and almost everything else 66 million years ago.
The Slow Food Manifesto
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cooking, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, family, food, greenliving, home, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - slowfoodusa.org
We are enslaved by speed and have all succumbed to the same insidious virus: Fast Life, which disrupts our habits, pervades the privacy of our homes and forces us to eat Fast Foods. To be worthy of the name, Homo Sapiens should rid himself of speed before
Biodiversity: Life ­- a Status Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiveristy, ecosystems, endangered species, environment, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 6 days ago - nature.com
Of all the species that have populated Earth at some time over the past 3.5 billion years, more than 95% have vanished -- many of them in spectacular die-offs called mass extinctions. On that much, researchers can generally agree.
 
 
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