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Co2 Emissions, Marine Ecology, Climate Change, Fisheries, Biodiversity, Food Web

Global Marine Analysis Suggests Food Chain Collapse

A world-first global analysis of marine responses to climbing human CO2 emissions has painted a grim picture of future fisheries and ocean ecosystems.

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Nutrition, Science, Agriculture, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute , Food, Global Food Crisis

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute Researchers Join Effort to Fill Gaps in Nutrition Science

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An international team of researchers, including scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, has identified key opportunities in nutrition science to address projected gaps in food availability.

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Role of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Feeding a Growing World Population: Articles in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Feeding a growing world population, especially in developing countries, will require advances in technology to support sustainable food systems and collaborations between the agriculture and food production industries, hunger relief professionals and health experts including registered dietitian nutritionists, according to two new articles in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Marine Life, Ecosystem, Marine Ecosystem, Ocean, Ocean Acidification, ocean biology, Biology, Phytoplankton, Food Chain, Food Web, Ocean Food Web, Climate Change, marine food web, Fossil Fuel, Carbon Emissions, pH Level

Ocean Acidification to Lead the Way for Food Chain Changes

UAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.

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Plant Biology, Photosynthesis, agricultural yield, Food Supply

Smart Cornfields of the Future

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Scientists attending a workshop at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory slipped the leash of scientific caution and tried to imagine what they would do if they could redesign plants at will. The ideas they dreamed up may make the difference between full bellies and empty ones in the near future when population may outrun the ability of traditional plant breeding to increase yields.

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Listeria, Food Safety, Produce

Waiting to Harvest After a Rain Enhances Food Safety

To protect consumers from foodborne illness, produce farmers should wait 24 hours after a rain or irrigating their fields to harvest crops,

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Researchers Discover New Enzyme, Link to Iron in Vitamin A Synthesis

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A research team's discovery of new information about how plants synthesize carotenoids, precursors for vitamin A that are essential for plant development and survival, and human health, could help scientists increase the levels of provitamin A in food crops and reduce global vitamin A deficiency.

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UF/IFAS Researcher: Americas May be Hit by Catastrophic Banana Disease

A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher warned that a disease that has decimated Cavendish bananas in Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia could be headed for the Western Hemisphere.

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Water, Sustainability, Food Science

How Sustainable Water Use Can Boost Food Security Worldwide

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Amid growing public awareness that water is not an unlimited resource, scientists and policy makers alike are working to reduce the water footprint of food production and ensure a safe ocean habitat for future supplies of fish and seafood.

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Agriculture, Food Ethics, Food, Nutrition, Animal Welfare, Public Health, Hunger, Obesity, Bioethics, Farming, GMO, GMO food, Population And Public Health, Population

Seven Projects to Make Progress on Ethics and Global Food Security in Five Years

Johns Hopkins experts lead an international group that has issued an ambitious five-year agenda to tackle some of the most complex ethical issues involved in ensuring the global population has enough sustainably produced safe and nutritious food.







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