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June 24, 2014

 

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Composting For Education And The Environment

Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.

January 29, 2014

Save The Bees 

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Beekeepers Seek More Sway Over New Pesticides

Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.

April 22, 2013

Earth Day At Earth Eats 

Half Eaten Food

Campus Compost Programs Address Food Waste

In honor of Earth Day, we're highlighting several composting programs at universities across the country that are successfully reducing food waste.

April 8, 2013

Neonics 

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EPA Sued Over Pesticides, Bee Deaths

As evidence mounts for the link between neonicontinoid use and bee deaths, a group of concerned Americans is bring suit against the EPA.

January 11, 2012

No No Monsanto 

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Debugging The Monsanto Corn Issue

The EPA found that GM corn from Monsanto might be losing effectiveness in battling rootworm.

January 10, 2011

Chemicals In The Water 

Drinking Water

There’s Too Much Fluoride In Drinking Water

In order to protect the public from fluorosis and unnecessary chemicals, the HHS and EPA recommend that fluoride levels in drinking water be lowered.

November 5, 2010

Politics Of Eating 

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2010 Midterm Election Results: What Does It Mean For Food Policy

Big Ag, a redesigned FDA, and climate change denial: what election results mean for food policy.

August 2, 2010

Factory Farming 

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Nicolette Hahn Niman: Pigs Living Naturally, Meat In The City

The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.

June 21, 2010

Pesticides 

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Change To California Pesticide Regulations Worries Scientists

Scientists and pesticide regulators are at odds over California's recent approval of a toxic pesticide for strawberries.

March 1, 2010

Local Food Rockstars 

Michael Pollan on stage at the IU Auditorium

Michael Pollan Food Rules: Practical Advice For Local Eating

Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan sat down with author, activist and professor Michael Pollan to talk about his new book "Food Rules"

June 22, 2009

Climate Change 

US Capitol Building

Climate Bill Rollercoaster Continues

This week has been full of ebbs and flows if you have been following the important climate bill making its way through Congress.

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