Fact 1: Close to a third of U.S. adults are obese. Fact 2: Almost 90% of people with newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes are overweight. County maps reflect the close links between these key public health challenges.
ISAAA Releases Special Feature on Drought Tolerance in Maize: ISAAA releases 'Progress in Achieving and Delivering Drought Tolerance in Maize - An Update', as a special feature to highlight the enormous global im...
The True-Cost Accounting in Food & Farming conference is wrapping up today. There are plenty of videos on the Sustainable Food Trust website. And of course there’s a hashtag, #TCAConf, if you want to follow live.
Actions Needed to Improve Food Production and Consumption to Close the Projected 70 Percent Gap by 2050 (RT @worldresources: Creating a Sustainable Food Future: Menu of solutions to sustainably feed 9bn people (@reliefweb)
As part of Hofstra University’s Pride and Purpose Debates, last night they presented a formal debate titled “Should the US Enact Stronger Regulations against G (RT @kevinfolta: #GMO debate reviewed by the Examiner.
The Tiny Farms setup comes with everything to cultivate one of the world's most sustainable (and popular) sources of food (RT @SmithsonianMag: Insect farming kit lets you raise edible bugs http://t.co/WrzILl1fBB)...
Open data, linked data and semantic web technologies will be discussed at the 1st session of the International e-Conference on Germplasm Data Interoperability. Follow the event live by joining the Google Hangout on 6 December 2013, 15.00-17.00 CET.
Chris Tyler: There are some common misunderstanding among scientists about how governments make their policy decisions (RT @BiodivKnowledge: Every scientist to read: "20 things scientists should know about policy outlined by @cptyler