Nicole Mormann

One-Third of All Food Produced Globally Never Finds Its Way Onto a Plate

It’s easy not to think about food waste when your rotting tomatoes and days-old casserole dishes are hidden away in the back of the refrigerator—out of sight, out of mind. But when it comes time to clean it out, you have to face a lot of waste food, money and the resources that took to produce it. While food waste has made a rapid rise in terms of public awareness recently, new research suggests that the future effect could end up accelerating climate changeat a worrisome rate in coming years.

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How Just One Consequence of Climate Change Will Cause 500,000 to Die by 2050

It’s an age-old scenario at the family dinner table: parents or caregivers nagging kids to eat their vegetables. But while some children need a little prodding to eat their peas or Brussels sprouts, according to new research published Thursday in the medical journal The Lancet, thanks to climate change, future generations might not even grow up with something green and healthy to hate.  

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How to Upcycle Your Christmas Tree

By dumping their Christmas trees on their lawns, many Americans run the risk of their pines going to environmentally problematic landfills where they decompose and emit C02, despite the fact that real trees can be easily recycled and put to good use. 

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DIY Christmas: See How Thousands of People Made One-of-a-Kind Gifts Out of Trash

It’s typically taboo to turn your trash into a holiday present for someone else, but one artist made it a seasonal phenomenon for thousands of people in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Costco, America's 2nd Largest Retailer, Says No to GMO Salmon

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first genetically modified animal to be commercially sold and consumed nationwide. But instead of U.S. retailers taking favorably to the historic news, more than 60 supermarket chains are refusing to sell it in their stores—Costco now included.

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