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Food for Thought... and Peace - Our World

Food for Thought... and Peace - Our World | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
Peacebuilder and former Our World 2.0 editor Mark Notaras explores principles to help us choose food that gets us closer to inner and outer peace.
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A long but very interesting read, this article not only discusses the impact of the food we choose on the environment but also links it to how it plays a role in peace.

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Microbiomes at the Roots: A New Look at Forest Ecology by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360

Microbiomes at the Roots: A New Look at Forest Ecology by Richard Conniff: Yale Environment 360 | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
With advances in genetic sequencing technology, scientists are now able to readily identify the microbes living in and around the roots of trees.
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An interesting read, this article provides insight on the overlooked world hidden at the roots of trees. Living here are microbes which are in fact critical to certain initiatives such as climate change planning.

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Puzzling moose deaths hint at climate shock to forests - life - 22 October 2013 - New Scientist

Puzzling moose deaths hint at climate shock to forests - life - 22 October 2013 - New Scientist | Environmental Science | Scoop.it
From the US to Sweden, moose are dying, and researchers worry that it is a sign that climate change will have a devastating effect on the world's northern
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Researchers think that some of the depletion of species in the boreal forest ecosystem such as moose, lynx and snowshoe hares, may be due to climate change but a clear link has not yet been established.

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