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Public Demand is Overwhelming Gene Banks’ Public Service

Civil Eats 4/26 11:00P Virginia Gewin
This year, in the six weeks spanning late winter and early spring, the U.S. gene bank that stores vital, sometimes rare, collections of fruit varieties received around 280 requests for cuttings. Like...

How Cinnamon Lowers Blood Sugar and Fights Diabetes

Alternet 4/26 9:00A Dr. Keith Pearson, Authority Nut
This aromatic spice can imitate insulin and increase insulin sensitivity. Diabetes is a disease characterized by abnormally high blood sugar. If poorly controlled, it can lead to complications like...

American Farmers Urge Trump: Stay in Paris Agreement

Alternet 4/20 8:30P Andrew Jerome, AlterNet
Farmers are on the front lines of climate change, and they have been experiencing costly disruption from climate change for some time. As President Donald Trump weighs the merits of keeping the United...

20 Canned Tuna Brands Ranked: How Sustainable Is Your Brand?

Alternet 4/20 9:00A David Pinsky, Greenpeace
Does your canned tuna come with a side of ocean destruction? The U.S. is the largest market for canned tuna in the world. U.S. consumers purchase countless cans and serve up thousands of tuna melts...

To Solve Hunger, First Solve Poverty

Civil Eats 4/19 11:00P Mark Winne
In the past, religious and community groups were the main forces addressing hunger.  But, after the economic recession in the early 1980s, and due to budget cuts to federal programs under Ronald...

Greenpeace ranks best tuna brands for 2017

Tree Hugger 4/18 4:25A Katherine Martinko
The annual Canned Tuna Ranking assesses fishing practices and social responsibility to determine which brands are sustainable and which should be avoided.
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