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Oct. 08, 2010

Healthy Eating

Why is it hard to change our eating habits, from encouraging vegetable consumption to decreasing food waste?

food nutrition waste vegetables food pyramid

Nov. 23, 2012

Waste Not: The Ugly Truth About Food Waste in America

Food waste is a growing problem in the U.S., so what can we do to fix it?

food waste, agriculture, greenhouse gases, energy, nutrition, obesity, overeating

May. 18, 2012

From Rooftops and Abandoned Lots, an Urban Harvest

How about some rooftop honey or dandelion flower jelly? A look at city harvests.

food, farm, agriculture, vegetables, farming, growing food, raising food, diet, nutrition, cities, city farms, urban farms

Jan. 04, 2013

'Full Planet, Empty Plates'

In his new book, Lester Brown says the world's food supply is tightening -- and the reasons are many.

Lester Brown. food supply, agriculture, famine, food shortage, obesity, westernization, economy

Aug. 12, 2011

Feeding A Hotter, More Crowded Planet

Climate change may transform how and where farmers grow the food to feed rising numbers of mouths.

food safety hunger agriculture climate

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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