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Vegetarianism Cuts Your Dietary Carbon Footprint A Ridiculous Amount, Study Finds

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Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:54pm
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As the economic, political and personal costs of doing nothing to mitigate climate change skyrocket, there's one lifestyle change that slashes dietary greenhouse gas emissions in half: Veganism.

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Scientists race to develop farm animals to survive climate change

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Mon, 05/05/2014 - 4:33pm
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When a team of researchers from the University of Delaware traveled to Africa two years ago to search for exemplary chickens, they weren't looking for plump thighs or delicious eggs.

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Fake Meats, Finally, Taste Like Chicken

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Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:35pm
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Shopping & Food

Last May, Whole Foods recalled two types of curried chicken salad that had been sold in some of its stores in the Northeast. The retailer’s kitchens had accidentally confused a batch of “chick’n” salad made with a plant protein substitute with one made from real chicken, and reversed the labels.

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Meat Makes the Planet Thirsty

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Sun, 03/09/2014 - 1:20pm
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Water

California is experiencing one of its worst droughts on record. Just two and a half years ago, Folsom Lake, a major reservoir outside Sacramento, was at 83 percent capacity. Today it’s down to 36 percent.

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How to Feed the World

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Sat, 10/26/2013 - 10:05am
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Shopping & Food

It’s been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy spoke of ending world hunger, yet on the eve of World Food Day, Oct. 16, the situation remains dire.