Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 1, 2012) Banquets in China may look glamorous, but they generate hundreds of thousands of tons of food waste every year. Taking on the losses, Chinese recycling companies have now come up with new ways of ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (June 23, 2013) Leftovers from the fish industry might become a valuable raw material in the future. A German company has developed a system for recycling shrimp shells and other fish waste to create oils for the ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 6, 2012) They say waste not, want not.
But a Canadian study has announced that a huge amount of food in the country goes to waste every day, for no other reason than that it's not wanted any ... watch video
Reuters (May 25, 2012) Researchers are trying to convert human fecal waste into butanol to power cars of the future. Butanol is a high-energy fuel similar to gasoline. Using genetically engineered fungus, a scientist at ... watch video
AFP (May 26, 2015) In a rare show of unity, France's parliament has voted unanimously to ban food waste in big supermarkets, by outlawing the destruction of unsold food products.
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TheStreet (Feb. 26, 2014) Prices may be higher at organic food stores, but that won't slow growth at natural food sellers like Whole Foods and Sprouts, says Joe Dobrow, author of "Natural Prophets". The natural products ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 24, 2012) The impact of climate change on international food production has long been underestimated. New studies looking at the effects of extreme weather scenarios on global food prices in 2030 project that ... watch video
May 28, 2015 Different people can vary substantially in their genetic susceptibility to viruses, including HIV. Although the biology that underlies this variation in humans is still being uncovered, it seems that ... read more
May 28, 2015 Research on canine behavior shows that gender, age, context and individual recognition can be identified with a high percentage of success through statistical and computational methods of pattern ... read more
May 28, 2015 Scientists are using an unmanned aerial vehicle to take very precise overhead images of migrating gray whale mothers and calves. This research will help scientists understand ... read more
June 23, 2014 Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion and misunderstanding in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate to food quality and safety, according to a ... read more
Oct. 24, 2013 While surplus food redistribution has been promoted as a way of reducing food waste and food poverty, a paper published recently concludes that unless a distinction is drawn between genuine waste to ... read more
Sep. 4, 2013 A comprehensive new review of food waste in the People's Republic of China has concluded that about 19 of every 100 pounds of grain produced in the country go to waste, with related losses of ... read more
Oct. 3, 2010 Scientists have identified a way that the United States could immediately save the energy equivalent of about 350 million barrels of oil a year -- without spending a penny or putting a ding in the ... read more