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The Real Cost of Cheap Food

Sometimes shoppers are confused by the differences in price between food grown organically and food grown conventionally. Usually organic loses the price war argument in comparison to what is called “conventional” food. Of course, we are all mostly aware that… read more

Diet for a small planet

Diet For Small Planet May be Most Efficient if it Includes Dairy and a Little Meat A low-fat vegetarian diet is very efficient in terms of how much land is needed to support it. But adding some dairy products and… read more

Egypt plan to green Sahara

Egypt plan to green Sahara desert stirs controversy CAIRO (Reuters) It looks like a mirage but the lush fields of cauliflower, apricot trees and melon growing among a vast stretch of sand north of Cairo’s pyramids is all too real… read more

Biofuels could threaten food output

Plans by China and India to raise biofuels production from irrigated maize and sugarcane could aggravate water shortages and undermine food output, an international report said. The two countries, the most populous on the planet, might ease the projected water… read more

Beef industry the biggest climate changer!

Did you know? Cattle? There are currently 1.28 billion cattle populating the earth. Grazing? They graze on nearly 24 percent of the landmass of the planet and consume enough grain to feed hundreds of millions of people. Meat? Their combined… read more