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The Verdict is In: We Can Grow Safe Food and Conserve Nature at the Same Time

Nature Conservancy - Science

To understand the significance of this finding to both food safety and conservation, we have to go back to 2006, when a notorious E. farmland.

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Conservation and Food Security: The $115 Billion Question

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservationists love talking about the role we can play in food security. Allium pskemense B. Photo Credit: Crop Wild Relatives Global Portal.

"Promiscuous" Bees and Vanishing Insects Mean Less Food for Us.

Mother Jones

"Promiscuous" Bees and Vanishing Insects Mean Less Food for Us. 2007 December. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Politics.

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7 Evergreen Books on Sustainable Food for Your New Year

Green Prophet

Manifestos on the Future of Food & Seed (South End Press, 2007). New Book of Middle Eastern Food (Alfred E. Dig in.

Britons only throwing away “enough food to fill Wembley Stadium!”

Green (Living) Review

Tighter household budgets and soaring house prices mean people in Britain are throwing away 13% less food than three years ago.

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Arab Protests Affect World Food Prices

Green Prophet

Now, however, commentators are drawing a link between protests in the Middle East and further rising global food prices. um, really?

Top Green Trends in 2007

Eco Friendly Daily

Red Orbit has published the list of the Top Seventy Trends for 2007. Environmentalists will be pleased with some of the choices.

Behind the Greens

The Green Changemakers

Circle of Life E Magazine : What is the most pressing environmental issue in 2007? volunteers who drew her into their fold. Where is “away?”

How Food Insecurity Fuels Anger in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Although the disparity in access to food among the 22 countries of the Arab League is wide and uneven, even oil-rich GCC countries are vulnerable.

The Tech Museum Environmental Awards 2007

Eco Friendly Daily

These are the 2007 winners in the environmental category. Alternative Energy Environment Videos

Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 4: The end of cheap food

Green Blog

In 2007, food prices increased dramatically and the world quickly ushered in a global food crisis that lasted until late 2009.

Overfishing Threatens Critical Link in the Food Chain

Green Blog

The fish near the bottom of the aquatic food chain are often overlooked, but they are vital to healthy oceans and estuaries. See data.).

Sustainable World SourceBook

The Green Changemakers

Printed version is sold out; new edition expected in late 2007. PERSONAL / COMMUNITY • Principles and actions for "greening" one's personal life and lowering one's ecological footprint, covering energy use, purchasing & investment guidelines, waste, transportation, food choices, etc. • a a 2. a a 3.

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Green Changemakers

With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. Link: [link] When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time.

Sustainable Technology Education Project

The Green Changemakers

Project two: Eco-fashion Project three: Eco-foods Project four: Recycling waste Project five: Sustainable gifts It's your world This worksheet is to help students see how technology can make their lives more sustainable. General What is sustainability? Is it sustainable? Is it appropriate? Winners and losers Got the message?

The New Values of the 21st Century Citizen

The Green Changemakers

How important is eating organic to you compared to eating the normal foods? Link source Values guide decision making Values guide decision making. They provide a shorthand to help your mind figure out what actions to take when a decision has to be made. Values guide decision making in every part of your life. They have their own agendas.

21 Practical Ways to Help the Environment

The Green Changemakers

Use small, efficient devices to cook food. See this interesting website from the City of College Station about food cooking costs to help you decide what devices are best for you. Source: [link] Concerned about the environment but feeling overwhelmed by all the issues out there? Not to worry. Let us know! Try it out! Try it out! Haha….

Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

The Green Changemakers

Beyond the Oil Peak (pdf) Introduction The Coming Decline of Oil The Oil Intensity of Food The Falling Wheat-Oil Exchange Rate Food and Fuel Compete for Land Cities and Suburbs after Peak Oil The World After Oil Peaks Data 3. Table of Contents Lester R. Brown - 2006 Preface (pdf) 1. A CIVILIZATION IN TROUBLE 2. THE RESPONSE – PLAN B 7.

The Hi-Tech Gift Economy

The Green Changemakers

They must exchange food, things, and "knowing" in order to effectively meet their needs. You give to the GiftingNetwork based on your talents and skills, donating whatever action, "knowing", things, or food you can create. As children we all taught that it is better to give than to receive. Without receivers there can be no givers.

Green Deeds: Don't Waste Food, Man (10 Tips)

Green Prophet

Even the food God provided for people is a “trust&# that needs to be consumed in -keyword here- moderation. Do you have green food tips?

Who's Watching Your Food? Plea Bargain in Infant Formula Scandal

Green Prophet

This light sentence leads us to wonder about the accuracy of our food labels. The faulty soy powder ultimately caused the death of three babies.

Can Traditional Agriculture Restore the Reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 2007, a project was begun by local non-profit Kākoʻo ʻOiwi and supported by The Nature Conservancy to restore land in He’eia to taro cultivation. “To

Can Sustainable Food Feed the Whole US? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Food and Ag. Can Sustainable Food Feed the Whole US? "Whats the sweet spot for scale for the sustainable food movement?"

San Francisco’s new ‘sustainable’ air terminal

Green Traveler Guides

The new terminal includes Slow Food vendors that serve local and sustainably-sourced cuisine. Since its launch in 2007, Virgin America has served sustainable cuisine onboard, using local fruits and vegetables, premium meats and artisan breads. MacArthur Place: Sonoma green & slow Slow Food Nation. | Green Travel News |.

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

In 2014, Jordan announced plans to ban plastic bags and wraps used in food sales, but two years on there is little evidence of policy enforcement.

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Drive less?

Environmental Economics

Imported food price is higher could be attributed to the depreciation of the USD. Got a question about environmental economics? The U.S. blog).

Pesticides may increase nervous system diseases like ALS

Green Prophet

Time to start growing our fresh food hydroponically people. It may be banned in America but its effects linger on. The list goes on.

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Writing About Truth…and Other Lies

The Alien Next Door

Here’s a bit of truth from New York Times reporter Stephanie Strom in an article on September 19 th , 2012, entitled Uneasy Allies in the Grocery Aisle : “Giant bioengineering companies like Monsanto and DuPont are spending millions of dollars to fight a California ballot initiative aimed at requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods.

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Organic Farming On the Rise In Emirates

Green Prophet

Since 2007, land dedicated to organic greenhouse farming across the United Arab Emirates has increased by 15 percent.

New toolkits to help students love food, hate waste

The Green Changemakers

Food waste is a complex environmental, social and economic problem. In Sydney 300,000 tonnes of food waste is thrown away each year.

Are Rain Gardens Mini Toxic Cleanup Sites?

Sightline Daily

and published in 2007 by the Water Environment Research Foundation. Environment Food & Sustainable Living Land Use & Transportation

Fund an Awesome Bike Film, Win Cool Prizes

Wend Magazine

In 2007, the Ginger Ninjas set off on their first tour. Without cars or any planned concerts—but with the hope of showing their passion for bicycles as a form of major transportation—the Ginger Ninjas left their home in the mountains of Northern California at the start of winter in 2007. Click here to view the embedded video. By bike.

Organic Vegan Donuts Take Over LA


LA cements another vegan food win as Donut Farm opens up it’s fourth location. You know what you’ll never hear me say? Eats News Sticky

Monsanto and GMOs: a Model of Greed

The Alien Next Door

Canadians are often unaware that the foods we choose contain GMO ingredients. It is also the parent of Roundup.” Do you know why?

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GIANT FOOD helps customers feel “green” on Earth Day

Green (Living) Review

This is “green” as in environment and not “green” as in envy by Michael Smith (Veshengro) As part of its year-round commitment to sustainability, Giant Food will celebrate Earth Day in its shopping aisles. The company was the only supermarket chain in the country to be named an ENERGY STAR Leader in 2007. But, I guess, we shall see.

Good Food for All Agenda

The Green Changemakers

In 2007, the area contributed $12.6 billion to the regional economy; so why does most of that food never see L.A. This new report raises that question, among others, and makes over 50 recommendations for the city's brand-new food policy. a global leader in “Good Food.” The Good Food for All Agenda has six Action Areas: 1.

Courting Families in Portland

Sightline Daily

Food & Sustainable Living When we moved into our house 10 years ago, no one on our street had kids. Now, there are eight on our side alone.

Intermittent Fasting for Fat Loss and Optimal Health an Old Prophecy?

Green Prophet

Over the 250,000 years that Homo sapiens have been around, food supply has waxed and waned [ read our post on a Paleo Diet here ].

Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

3) It is a sequel to Good Birders Don’t Wear White: 50 Tips From North America’s Top Birders , the popular 2007 collection of essays.

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Food Carbon Footprint Calculator


I've posted plenty of times about the fact that food is one of the biggest contributors to our carbon footprint (20-33% depending on who you ask). Unfortunately most 'carbon calculators', including the UK Government's , do not count food. Tags: carbon calculator food Veggies and vegans will obviously fare better.