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New Study Finding Scientific Basis for EPA’s Endangerment Finding is Stronger Than Ever

A new study published by Science this week, led by WHRC’s Phil Duffy, has found that scientific evidence supporting the EPA’s 2009 Endangerment Finding for greenhouse gases is even stronger and more conclusive now.

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Organic Food Worse for the Climate

Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required.

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Mountain Birds Declining in Europe

Population data for European mountain birds have been for the first time combined in a recent study, with worrying results: the abundances of mountain-specialist birds has declined by as much as 10% in the 2000s.

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The Long Dry: Global Water Supplies are Shrinking

Global water supplies are shrinking, even as rainfall is rising, because of drying soils due to climate change.

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Large Restaurant Portions a Global Problem

Examination of popular meals in full service and fast food restaurants in five countries reveals large number of highly caloric options, possible contributor to global obesity.

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Pricey Produce Expected to Increase Our Grocery Bills in 2019, Says Canada’s Food Price Report

The average Canadian family can expect to spend $411 more on food in 2019, bringing their total yearly grocery bill to $12,157 thanks to more expensive fruit and vegetables, according to Canada’s Food Price Report.

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Canada’s Agriculture System on the Cusp of a Circular Revolution

The Canadian agri-food system is one of our best-kept secrets.

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Large Whale Entanglements National Report Released

NOAA Fisheries has released a National Report on Large Whale Entanglements Confirmed in the United States in 2017.

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Research shows impact of school start times on teens’ sleep

Delaying high school start times by as little as 10 minutes can increase adolescents’ length of sleep by almost 25 minutes, says new Brock-led research.

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Big Picture Look at Climate Change Impact on U.S. Agriculture: Midwest at Risk

A new Cornell-led study shows that Midwest agriculture is increasingly vulnerable to climate change because of the region’s reliance on growing rain-fed crops.

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