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How Reducing U.S. Air Pollution Can Help Feed Africa

Alternet 8/23 3:00A Kim Martineau, The Earth Institu
Even across vast distances, the Earth s atmosphere is tightly connected. Falling sulfur dioxide emissions in the United States are expected to substantially increase rainfall in Africa’s semi-arid...

San Diego’s Fishermen Brace for Waterfront Redevelopment

Civil Eats 8/22 11:00P John Cappetta
Captain Kelly Fukushima is in a good mood, bustling between fellow fishermen and customers eating tuna tacos at his stand. The open-air Dockside Market in San Diego’s Tuna Harbor, which required an...

How Safe Is Chicken Imported From China? 5 Questions Answered

Alternet 8/18 9:00A Maurice Pitesky, The Conversatio
Under a trade deal concluded in May, China has begun exporting chicken to the U.S. Editor s note: Under a trade deal concluded in May, China has begun exporting chicken to the U.S. Critics have...

22 Inspirational Women in Food and Agriculture

Alternet 8/17 9:00A Caroline Kamm, Food Tank
Women are crucial to the functioning of a healthy and sustainable food system. Women are crucial to the functioning of a healthy and sustainable food system. At Food Tank, we are continually inspired...

Can Big Money Fix a Broken Food System?

Civil Eats 8/14 11:00P Lisa Held
Massive venture capital investments in food make for a steady stream of splashy, dramatic headlines. Juicero raises $120 million; reporters discover you can “juice” their product without the help of the $400 machine. Hampton Creek raises $220...

Could the Dust in Your House Make You Gain Weight?

Alternet 8/14 8:00P Jill Richardson, AlterNet
Click here for reuse options! The chemicals in our household dust may prime our bodies to gain more weight. While scientists agree that diet and exercise are the most important factors in weight gain,...

Young Food Justice Leaders Speak Out

Civil Eats 8/13 11:00P Christina Cooke
Youth have the energy, idealism, creativity, and conviction needed to move the food movement forward. Nowhere is this fact more apparent than at a gathering of  Rooted in Community (RIC), a national...
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