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Licence to krill: the destructive demand for a ‘better’ fish oil

Seascape: the state of our oceansMarine life Licence to krill: the destructive demand for a ‘better’ fish oil Industrial fishing of the tiny crustacea in a dietary supplements gold rush is threatening the very base of the food chain This article was produced with the Environmental Reporting Collective, whose full report is part of the […]

‘Ten years ago this was science fiction’: the rise of weedkilling robots

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Green lightEnvironment ‘Ten years ago this was science fiction’: the rise of weedkilling robots The makers of robot weeders say the machines can reduce pesticide use and be part of a more sustainable food system Supported by About this content Pádraig Belton Sat 14 Aug 2021 08.00 EDT Last modified on Mon 16 Aug 2021 […]

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Why Do American Grocery Stores Still Have an Ethnic Aisle?

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Why Do American Grocery Stores Still Have an Ethnic Aisle?

This international hodgepodge strikes many shoppers and food purveyors as antiquated. But doing away with it isn’t as easy as it might sound.

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William Dodge on Nestle Slave Labor, Michael Ratner on Donald Rumsfeld

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William Dodge on Nestle Slave Labor, Michael Ratner on Donald Rumsfeld

    Child chocolate worker in the Ivory Coast (Fortune, 3/1/16) (photo: Benjamin Lowy) This week on CounterSpin: Nestle CEO Mark Schneider told investors in February that “2020 was a year of hardship for so many,” yet he was “inspired by the way it has brought all of us closer together.” And also by an […]

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