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Unit 5: In A Grain Of Golden Rice, A World Of Controversy Over GMO Foods

Unit 5: In A Grain Of Golden Rice, A World Of Controversy Over GMO Foods | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ A rice enriched with beta-carotene promises to boost the health of poor children around the world. But critics say golden rice is also a clever PR move for a biotech industry driven by profits, not humanitarianism.”
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Unit 5: Now Is the Time of Cheese

Unit 5: Now Is the Time of Cheese | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ The average American eats almost three times as much cheese today as in 1970.”
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Unit 5: Aquaculture Ocean Issues from the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Unit 5: Aquaculture Ocean Issues from the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Learn about aquaculture, its effects on ocean health, and what you can do to help. Information from the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.”
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Unit 5: Global Food Security: 10 Challenges - The Globalist

Unit 5: Global Food Security: 10 Challenges - The Globalist | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ World Food Day reminds us of the fragility of food security in the 21st century. By Lester Brown.”
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Unit 5: Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics?

Unit 5: Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics? | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Veterinarians are in the middle of the fight over antibiotics, pushed by conflicting loyalties.”
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Unit 5: Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies

Unit 5: Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ A leaked draft of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said that climate change could reduce output and send prices higher in a period when global food demand is expected to soar.”
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Unit 5: Wisconsin has grown into a hotbed of organic farming

Unit 5: Wisconsin has grown into a hotbed of organic farming | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ TAYLOR, Wis”
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Unit 5: Why are all the pig farms exploding?

Unit 5: Why are all the pig farms exploding? | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ It sounds like a factory farm legend. One day, the manure collected under the floorboards of a pig barn starts foaming uncontrollably. Then, the foam releases gas that explodes.”
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Unit 5: Alice Waters' Crusade For Better Food

Unit 5: Alice Waters' Crusade For Better Food | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Lesley Stahl Profiles The Outspoken, And Sometimes Controversial California Food Activist”
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Unit 5: The Green Revolution: Waging A War Against Hunger

“ NHD - Senior Group Documentary 2010 Districts Version Theme: Innovation in History By Anita & Karis”
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Lopez Foods - Supplier to McDonald's

Lopez Foods - Supplier to McDonald's | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
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Unit 5: The Elders of Organic Farming

Unit 5: The Elders of Organic Farming | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ For nearly a week, two dozen pioneers of sustainable agriculture from the United States and Canada shared decades’ worth of stories, secrets and anxieties.”
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The Global Map of Homophobia

The Global Map of Homophobia | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ As eyes turn to Sochi, a look at the countries where it's worst (and best) to be gay.”
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Unit 5: Tanzania becomes a battleground in fight over genetically modified crops

Unit 5: Tanzania becomes a battleground in fight over genetically modified crops | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Drought-tolerant corn is off-limits as groups debate the best approach for easing hunger across Africa.”
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Why Lots Of Grass-Fed Beef Sold In U.S. Comes From Down Under

Why Lots Of Grass-Fed Beef Sold In U.S. Comes From Down Under | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Australian grass-fed beef is often cheaper than domestic grass-fed beef and available year-round.”
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Unit 5: Washington state alfalfa crop may be contaminated with genetic modification

Unit 5: Washington state alfalfa crop may be contaminated with genetic modification | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Farmer in Washington state reports his alfalfa shipment was rejected after testing positive for genetic modification”
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Unit 5: 'Self proclaimed 'world's largest urban farm' gets green light in Detroit

Unit 5: 'Self proclaimed 'world's largest urban farm' gets green light in Detroit | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ In some of Detroit's most deserted and blighted neighborhoods, where residents see little more than hopeless despair, John Hantz spotted opportunity.”
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Unit 6: Flocabulary - The Industrial Revolution

Unit 6: Flocabulary - The Industrial Revolution | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Learn all about the Industrial Revolution with Flocabulary’s educational rap song and lesson plan.”
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Unit 5: No-till farming is on the rise. That’s actually a big deal.

Unit 5: No-till farming is on the rise. That’s actually a big deal. | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ A key practice to avoid soil erosion has been making surprising gains in the U.S. So why hasn't it caught on in the rest of the world?”
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Unit 5: I'm Not Just Gaming, Ma! I'm Helping The World's Farmers

Unit 5: I'm Not Just Gaming, Ma! I'm Helping The World's Farmers | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ A computer game wants you to map the world's cropland so farmers can get more out of each harvest.”
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The King Of Sushi

The King Of Sushi | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Growing Demand For Sushi Is Having A Big Impact On The Bluefin Population”
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Unit 5: Cary Fowler: One seed at a time, protecting the future of food

http://www.ted.com The varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Cary Fowler takes us inside a...”
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Unit 5: Organic Farming May Be Outgrowing Its Ideals

Unit 5: Organic Farming May Be Outgrowing Its Ideals | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Even as more Americans buy foods labeled organic, the products are moving away from a traditional emphasis on local growing and limited environmental strain.”
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▶ Inside the Factory Where McDonalds' Meat Comes From - YouTube

“ Is this video truthful? You decide. Keep in mind, however, that this isn't necessarily describing the slaughterhouse conditions, rather, the meat processing ...”
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Unit 5: How People Consume Meat Around The World

Unit 5: How People Consume Meat Around The World | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ [Business Insider] German public policy group Heinrich Böell Foundation and Friends of the Earth have just released their annual publication Meat Atlas, which illustrates food trends around the world.”
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