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The Sustainability Impacts of Fuel: A Paper from the Future of Fuels Working Group | Research Reports

BSR works with its global network of nearly 300 member companies to build a just and sustainable world.
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Animated graphics show records broken in levels of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice

Animated graphics show records broken in levels of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
A pair of animated maps, created by New Scientist, show how records were set in September for the average extent of sea ice at each poleJohn Burn-Murdoch...
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The Seven Sins | The Sins of Greenwashing: Home and Family Edition

The Seven Sins | The Sins of Greenwashing: Home and Family Edition | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
7 Sins of Greenwashing http://t.co/bTb4ZNPt #gmic #imex12 #sustainability #mpi...
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Goodbye, Farm Bill — Lost in politics :: by Culinate staff :: Culinate

Goodbye, Farm Bill — Lost in politics :: by Culinate staff :: Culinate | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
When Congress adjourned in August for summer vacation, they left D.C. without finalizing a 2012 Farm Bill. And September saw only a few days of legislative work before Congress adjourned again until after the November ...
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Food Prices Rising: Reaching Near Emergency Levels, Riots Expected

Food Prices Rising: Reaching Near Emergency Levels, Riots Expected | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Lisa Garber
NaturalSociety
October 9, 2012
According to a group of researchers, their mathematical model using food prices can predict social unrest and riots.
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Farming & Agriculture: GMO alert: top 10 genetically modified foods ...

Farming & Agriculture: GMO alert: top 10 genetically modified foods ... | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
The question of whether or not genetically modified foods (GMO's) are safe for human consumption is an ongoing debate that does not seem to see any resolution except in the arena of public opinion. ...
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Reinventing technology in Africa for Africans

Reinventing technology in Africa for Africans | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Senegal-born entrepreneur Marieme Jamme argues the continent needs to make urgent changes to position itself for the future.
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Harriet Lamb: Fairtrade moves to next level

Harriet Lamb: Fairtrade moves to next level | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
"Everyone laughed at us when we started: they thought Fairtrade was for a few yoghurt-eating vicars," says Harriet Lamb, with the biggest of smiles. Independent-reading, yoghurt-eating vicars, I suggest.
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Infographic: How Corn Syrup Made America FAT

Infographic: How Corn Syrup Made America FAT | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Mike Barrett
NaturalSociety
August 8, 2012
High-fructose corn syrup, an extremely cheap, processed, and easily produced alternative to sugar, has been deemed ‘safe’ by the Food and Drug Administration since 1976.
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Walmart Installs Massive Wind Power Turbine in California

Walmart Installs Massive Wind Power Turbine in California | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Walmart revealed another step with its wind power agenda by unveiling its first large-scale wind turbine project in Red Bluff, California.The post Walmart Installs Massive Wind Power Turbine in California appeared first on Triple Pundit: People,...
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Palm oil-free may be emerging trend

Palm oil-free may be emerging trend | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
A shift towards palm oil-free foods and ingredients could be an emerging trend in Europe, according to market analysts.
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Riding Herd on G.O.P. Effort to Produce a Farm Bill in the House

Riding Herd on G.O.P. Effort to Produce a Farm Bill in the House | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Representative Frank Lucas of Oklahoma has tried to bridge the gap between agriculture-centric Republicans like himself and those who worry the farm bill would look like too much Republican spending.
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King talks farm bill - Fort Dodge Messenger

King talks farm billFort Dodge MessengerAmong the farming interest groups calling for the U.S. House to pass its version of the farm bill before the August recess, add the voice of Rep.
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Genetically modifying and patenting seeds isn't the answer | Charles Eisenstein

Genetically modifying and patenting seeds isn't the answer | Charles Eisenstein | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Instead of patenting genetic discoveries and making them artificially scarce, we should draw on traditional farming practicesThe great historian Lewis Mumford once described a patent as "a device that enables one man to claim special financial...
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Sustainable Cities Conference to help advance a sustainable urban future - Washington University in St. Louis News

Sustainable Cities Conference to help advance a sustainable urban future - Washington University in St. Louis News | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Sustainable Cities Conference to help advance a sustainable urban futureWashington University in St. Louis NewsThe aim of the conference will be to explore innovative ideas and strategies that advance a sustainable urban future.
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GM corn and cancer: the Séralini affair | COSMOS magazine

GM corn and cancer: the Séralini affair | COSMOS magazine | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Towards the end of September, shocking headlines ricocheted around the world, claiming eating GM food caused cancer. But the truth is much darker: an anti-GM scientist overtly manipulated scientific process and the media ...
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Vandana Shiva: corporate monopoly of seeds must end

Vandana Shiva: corporate monopoly of seeds must end | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Sustainability pioneer Vandana Shiva speaks to Jo Confino about campaigning against seed slavery, corporations and patents (Vandana Shiva: corporate monopoly of seeds must end http://t.co/iBCKojen ...
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How Safe Water Network’s Partnership With Companies Benefits the World’s Poor

How Safe Water Network’s Partnership With Companies Benefits the World’s Poor | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Safe Water Network, which works with PepsiCo, IBM and Merck, takes a market-based approach to combat water scarcity in the developing world.The post How Safe Water Network’s Partnership With Companies Benefits the World’s Poor appeared first on...
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How bacteria could solve China's rush-hour blues

How bacteria could solve China's rush-hour blues | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Software that imitates the collective behaviour of bacteria could help create intelligent traffic lights that manage teeming masses of city traffic.
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Away from the famines, Africa confronts a new killer: obesity

Away from the famines, Africa confronts a new killer: obesity | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
In the public mind, sub-Saharan Africa is a region plagued by war, famine and disease. Now it faces a new threat – obesity. It is not a problem widely associated with a continent where millions live on less than a dollar a day.
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Kenya Builds Canals in Arid District to Cut Dependence on Relief - Businessweek

Kenya Builds Canals in Arid District to Cut Dependence on Relief - Businessweek | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Kenya Builds Canals in Arid District to Cut Dependence on ReliefBusinessweekThe work is being undertaken by the Kenyan National Irrigation Board and Moi University, he said.
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RapidSMS: Saving a life in 160 characters

RapidSMS: Saving a life in 160 characters | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Mobile phones and simple text messages are being used to tackle everything from food shortages to childhood HIV across Africa.
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Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog » Blog Archive » Pesticide Corporations Pushing Hard to Stop GE Labeling in California

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Saudi Arabia to Halt Exports of Vegetables and Fruit, Okaz Says

Saudi Arabia to Halt Exports of Vegetables and Fruit, Okaz Says | Sustainable Agriculture 2 | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia will halt by mid-
September exports of fruit and vegetables grown on open land, in
a move to conserve water, Okaz reported, citing Abdullah al-
Obaid, the deputy agriculture minister.
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