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Genetically Modified Crop Industry Continues to Expand
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Genetically Modified Crop Industry Continues to Expand; New Wo...

Washington, D.C.-- One of the familiar narratives for the promotion of genetically modified (GM) crops is that they have the potential to alleviate poverty and hunger. But the real impacts of GM crops deserve closer assessment, writes Wanqing Zhou, ... BusinessWeek, 1 week ago
GM crops cover area the size of Mexico Radio New Zealand, 1 week ago

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Worldwatch Institute's State Of The World 2014 Explores Capitalism In Sustainable Economies

Source: Worldwatch Institute news release Entrepreneurs are beginning to challenge business as usual, infusing ethics into the notoriously ruthless corporate world. In State of the World 2014, contributing author Colleen Cordes discusses the ...
 Agri Marketing4 weeks ago People, Planet, Profit: The Rise of Triple-Bottom-Line Businesses  Worldwatch Institute4 weeks ago People Planet Profit: The Rise of Triple-Bottom-Line Businesses  MENAFN4 weeks ago No Jobs on a Dead Planet: Trade Unions Join the Transition to a Greener Economy  Worldwatch Institute1 month ago
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Plastic Production Rises, Recycling Lags

Global plastic production continues to rise while recycling lags, according to a Worldwatch Institute report. The report says this trend has been ongoing for more than 50 years — about 299 million tons of plastics were produced in 2013, ...
 Waste3601 month ago Report: Plastics production increasing, but recycling falling behind  Plastics News1 month ago Plastics recycling lags behind production growth  Plastics News1 month ago 03/02/2015: NEWS: Plastic recycling lagging behind as production soars  Cape Times E-dition1 month ago

Volatile Cotton Sector Struggles to Balance Cost and Benefits

New Worldwatch Institute analysis explores trends and impacts of global cotton production Ideas get bigger when you share them... Washington, D.C. - February 17, 2015 ( newswire) Growing cotton provides livelihoods for an ...
 Tutorial Finder1 month ago

On the paper trail

Washingto More than 50 per cent of the world's growing mountain of paper is being recycled, compared with about 20 per cent in the 1960s. But much still goes to waste. This is according the Worldwatch Institute, a Washington research body ...
 IOL1 month ago Paper Production Levels Off, Environmental Footprint Still High  InvestorIdeas.com2 months ago Paper Production Levels Off Environmental Footprint Still High  MENAFN2 months ago
Worldwatch Institute

Confronting Hidden Threats to Sustainability (Part 1): Economic Boundaries

What questionsare being overlooked or underappreciated when we talk about the world of tomorrow-This is the first of three exclusive sneak peeks intoour newest State of the World publication, scheduled for official release April 13, 2015 . Join us ...
 Worldwatch Institute1 week ago
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The Last Water

The documentary film Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Distributor: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) 2008) examines the implications of the planet's dwindling fresh water supply. Malcolm McDowell narrates the film by starting with a story about Pablo ...
 Dissident Voice3 weeks ago

The preposterous pipeline

Lester Brown will close the Earth Policy Institute (EPI) at the end of June. He will retire and EPI will cease to function as a global environmental think tank. I was sad to hear this but understand his rationale. Lester is 80 and good for him to ...
 Label & Narrow Web3 weeks ago Earth Policy Institute Announces Plans to Cease Operations  InvestorIdeas.com2 months ago
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Meat the future: new book sets out the effects of the world's diet

Farming makes a huge contribution to global greenhouse emissions, mainly through methane from livestock. Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA The merits of eating less (or no) meat in a bid to improve environmental sustainability have been ...
 Social Dashboard3 weeks ago

4 signposts on the road to Utility 2.0

As the world tries to strike a balance between prosperity and sustainability, utilities find themselves at the eye of the storm in many of these debates. The ability to continue catering to the needs of burgeoning urban populations while keeping ...
 GreenBiz1 month ago
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