|Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time|
San Francisco Chronicle - 11/14/2013. By Maria Cheng - A strain of bird flu that scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman, a nasty surprise that shows scientists must do more to spot worrisome flu strains before they ignite a global outbreak, doctors say.
|Task force: Farmers must cut runoff to save Lake Erie|
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/14/2013. By Theodore Decker - To reduce the algae blooms that threaten Lake Erie’s tourism economy and public health, phosphorus runoff into northwestern Ohio tributaries to the lake should be cut by 40 percent, a state task force recommended yesterday.
|What education can learn from the local foods movement|
Bangor Daily News - 11/13/2013. By Stephanie Wade - I started eating local food in 1993. Working at an organic food hub in Freedom, Calif., earning minimum wage, I appreciated the free, bruised and damaged produce available to employees. Right away, I noticed the singular taste of apples from Sonoma County, garlic from Gilroy, and greens from down the road.