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Eating sustainable seafood

The world's fish populations are increasingly endangered from overfishing, pollution, and overconsumption. Learn three ways to steer clear of fisheries collapse with an article and short video by Worldwatch Institute.

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Mysteriously disappearing bees threaten crops

The sudden unexplained losses have not only been a financial detriment to many beekeepers but could threaten billions of dollars worth of crops that depend on the insects for pollination. Experts speculate that pesticides may cause bees to forget where their hives are.

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Study: Organic food more nutritious

Organic food is highly nutritious and good in comparison to the conventionally grown food, claims a recent study conducted in the US by American researchers Dr Adel Kader and Dr Maria Amodio, from University of California Davies.

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Global Warming: Skip the steak

The international meat industry generates roughly 18% of the world's greenhouse-gas emissions--even more than transportation--according to a report last year from the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization.

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Delhi hosting international food regulatory meet

Top executives from leading international food regulatory bodies like FAO, CODEX Alimentarius Commission, European Commission and various countries from different regions of the world are converging in New Delhi today and tomorrow (April 10 and 11) to discuss several key issues that are globally emerging and relevant for the food sector.

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Judge halts sale of biotech alfalfa seeds

A federal judge Monday overturned the Bush administration's 2005 approval of genetically engineered alfalfa seeds and stopped their sale for now, in what activists hailed as the first ban on selling such crops.

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Organic food IS healthier

Researchers from the University of California-Davis found that organically grown kiwis had substantially higher amounts of vitamin c and other ingredients known polyphenols.

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