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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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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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