A new study finds ancient Antarctica was much warmer and wetter than previously suspected. The climate was suitable to support substantial vegetation -- including stunted trees -- along the edges of the frozen continent.
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World cereal production will rise 3.2 percent to a record this year, exceeding consumption and resulting in growing stockpiles that will weigh on prices, the United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organization forecast.
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Last January, inspectors with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration paid a visit to the University of Illinois, where researchers have been studying the DNA of pigs. Cow genes were inserted into sows to increase their milk production, and a synthetic gene was added to make milk digestion easier for the piglets, thereby causing them to grow faster. But instead of the experimental swine being destroyed, as required by the FDA, 386 piglets were sold to livestock brokers, who then sold them to slaughterhouses, who sold them to grocery stores, who sold them to consumers as pork chops, sausage, and bacon.
Now, scientists, environmentalists, and food-safety advocates are concerned that GM meat, eggs, and milk could follow in the footsteps of transgenic crops, becoming a part of the U.S. diet before they have been shown to be safe for humans, animals, and the environment.
The story of the Hmong refugees told from the eyes of one who came through the settlement and then emergence of the organic farming movement, something the Hmongs had always done and are now finally being recognized and rewarded ...
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Everything you need to know about the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development but were too afraid to ask.
The largest United Nations conference ever will be held from 20 to 22 June at the Riocentro Convention Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio+20, officially called the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, brings together 194 nations to make a series of political agreements to improve standards of living while protecting the environment. A number of side events held by legislators, corporations and NGOs are happening at the same time around similar themes on access for food, water and energy for all.
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