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Australian scientific collaboration set to break world’s reliance on fish for long chain omega-3

12 April 2011. Press release A pioneering Australian research alliance is leading the international race to break the world’s reliance on fish stocks for its supply of the vital dietary nutrient, long chain omega-3. Today (Tuesday 12 April) three Australian

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Denialism at its best: “Greenpeace was never opposed to the use of DDT for malaria control.”

Patrick Moore – Rex Weyler Exchange about Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist Rex Weyler announces to Patrick Moore that he is about to come out publicly with a critique of Patrick’s new book, Confessions

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Purdue Extension comments on recent glyphosate stories

(go to link for full details)Glyphosate’s Impact on Field Crop Production and Disease Development The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent decision to approve Roundup Ready alfalfa renewed a debate about the safety of genetically modified crops and the use of

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The Future of Food and Farming Priority 6: Promote sustainable intensification.

The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainabilityUK Government Office for Science 2011Executive Summary From the IntroductionProject aim: to explore the pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 and identify the decisions that policy

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2.4 billion extra people, no more land: Era of Cheap food over?

2.4 billion extra people, no more land: how will we feed the world in 2050?Steve Connor reveals how scientists propose a major policy shift to tackle one of the great challenges of the 21st century The Independent, UKSaturday, 22 January

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