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ECI awarded EU funds to strengthen food and nutrition security within Europe.

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Small farms the key to increasing food production

Posted by External 22 days ago General — All over the world, small farmers are being forced off their land to make way for corporate agriculture, writes GRAIN - and it's justified by the need to 'feed the world'. But it's the small farmers that are the most productive, and the more their land is grabbed, the more global hunger increases. We must give them their land back!The data show that the concentration of farmland i Read More
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Researchers Crack Sea Ice to Expose Arctic Food Web (VIDEO)

Posted by External 23 days ago General — A warming planet is impacting sea-ice algae, triggering a food-chain domino effect that leads to whales and polar bears. Read More
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Sea Ice Algae is Staple of Arctic Food Chain (Gallery)

Posted by External 23 days ago General — To find the base of the Arctic food chain, scientists have to venture far out, and into, sea ice. Read More
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Salamanders a more abundant food source in forest ecosystems than previously thought

Posted by External 28 days ago General — In the 1970s, ecologists published results from one of the first whole-forest ecosystem studies ever conducted. Scientists reported that salamanders represent one of the largest sources of biomass, or food, of all vertebrates in the forest. Now, using new techniques, a study has estimated that the population of salamanders in forested regions may be on average 10 times higher than previously thou Read More
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Mouthwatering Math: Culinary Creations Combine Food and Formulas

Posted by External 36 days ago General — What do mathematics and cooking have in common? They both involve a search for beauty in the world around us, one mathematician says. Read More
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BPA exposure by infants may increase later risk of food intolerance

Posted by External 44 days ago General — Scientists show, for the first time, that there is a link between perinatal exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) at low doses and the risk to develop food intolerance in later life. "We may look back one day and see BPA exposure as one of the more important public health problems of our time," said one expert. "We know that too much exposure is bad, but exactly how much exposure is too much is still up Read More
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Honest Food Labels Can Help Save Monarchs (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 45 days ago General — Monarch butterflies are disappearing, in large part due to milkweed loss tied to the rise in genetically modified crops, but voters in Oregon and Colorado have a chance to counter that trend on Nov. 4. Read More
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