Search results for food


9 Votes Vote

Later supper for blackbirds in the city: Artificial light gives birds longer to forage for food

Posted by External 1 day 6 hours ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Artificial light increases foraging time in blackbirds. Birds in city centers are active not just considerably earlier, but also for longer than their relatives in darker parts of the city. The study showed that artificial light has a considerable influence on the activity times of blackbirds in the city and therefore on their natural cycles. Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: later supper blackbirds city artificial light birds longer forage food All
5 Votes Vote

Food labels can reduce livestock environmental impacts, study shows

Posted by External 7 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production. A new study shows that meat packers and retailers can play a key role in creating incentives for water-saving livestock production with labels that appeal to consumer values. Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: food labels reduce livestock environmental impacts study shows All
9 Votes Vote

Food, fuel and more will be produced in sea farms of future

Posted by External 15 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Meet the farm of the future, where common seaweed is being upgraded from an environmental problem to a valuable natural resource and raw material.  Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: food fuel produced sea farms future All
5 Votes Vote

Nanoparticles accumulate quickly in wetlands: Aquatic food chains might be harmed by molecules 'piggybacking' on carbon nanoparticles

Posted by External 18 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Using mesocosms that closely approximate wetland ecosystems, researchers show carbon nanotubes accumulate quickly in sediments -- a tendency that could indirectly damage aquatic food chains by piggybacking harmful molecules. Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: nanoparticles accumulate quickly wetlands aquatic food chains harmed molecules piggybacking carbon nanoparticles All
11 Votes Vote

Why Global Food Companies Are Dumping Animal Cruelty (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 19 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Cruel factory-farming practices may soon fade after new policy announcements from some of the world's largest food companies. Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: why global food companies dumping animal cruelty oped All
13 Votes Vote

How giant clams harness the sun by growing algae as a source of food

Posted by External 21 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory. Researchers have now shown how giant clams use these structures to thrive, operating as exceedingly efficient, living greenhouses that grow symbiotic algae as a source of food. This understanding could have implications for alternative energy research, paving the way for Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: how giant clams harness sun growing algae source food All
8 Votes Vote

Climate Change and Food Security

Posted by External 22 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — If coping with climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the global population, then food security lies at the heart of this effort, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said last week in a speech at the United Nations Climate Summit last week. "We cannot call development sustainable while hunger still robs over 800 million people of the opportunity to lead a decent l Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: climate change food security All
5 Votes Vote

Seattle Assesses Fine for Wasting Food

Posted by External 28 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — The push for increased sustainable methods can be seen everywhere these days — certainly when it comes to local efforts to pare down on what we toss in the landfill. The city of Seattle has also embraced the composting idea with a bit more of a creative edge: In an effort to encourage residents to stop wasting food, the city council passed an ordinance this last Monday that allows household Read More
Discuss Bury
Tags: seattle assesses fine wasting food All