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Food Sustainability Index
The Economist Intelligence Unit - 12/6/2017.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) launches Food Sustainability Index (FSI) 2017 which ranks 34 countries according to their food system sustainability. The US languishes in 24th place (out of 34 countries) in the FSI's nutritional challenges pillar, dragged down by elevated levels of consumption of meat, saturated fat and sugar. The overall rankings are based on the performance across the three pillars: sustainable agriculture; nutritional challenges; and food loss and waste.
Maine farmers unite to save land and livelihood
WCSH6.com - 12/4/2017.
By Tory Ryden - One of Portland’s last big farms may soon be a housing development.
Eating for your health is also better for the environment, study shows
Los Angeles Times - 12/4/2017.
By Deborah Netburn - So, you want to reduce your carbon footprint? You might consider improving your diet.
The German Amateurs Who Discovered ‘Insect Armageddon’
The New York Times - 12/4/2017.
By Sally McGrane - In a nature preserve in western Germany, an elderly gentleman approached a tent-like structure that was in fact a large trap for flying insects. Peering through thick eyeglasses, the 75-year-old retired chemist checked the plastic bottle attached at the top, filled with alcohol and bugs.
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