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Coverage of food since July 8, 2024.

Northern Quebec town preparing for possible evacuation as Labrador fire rages

"...FERMONT, QUEBEC A northern Quebec town is facing a possible evacuation order as a forest fire rages nearby on the other side of the provincial boundary with Newfoundland and Labrador..."

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Missing Polish coal miner found alive more than two days after an earthquake

"...WARSAW, Poland (AP) A miner who went missing after an earthquake shook Poland's Rydultowy coal mine has been found alive more than two days after the accident that killed one and injured 17 other workers, local officials said Saturday..."

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"...But Flores co-op has a unique insurance policy: a Luxembourg-based company working with a local Philippines-based insurer pays policyholders based solely on the amount of rainfall and wind speed in a defined area, as measured by satellites. The policies are designed to protect against flooding, drought and typhoons, as well as heat waves..."

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Some Alaskan salmon fisheries lose Ocean Wise label amid concern for B.C.-bound stock

"...VANCOUVER Vancouver-based seafood sustainability group Ocean Wise has removed its recommended designation from southeast Alaskan salmon fisheries..."

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Officials plead for $9 million in aid weeks after Hurricane Beryl devastates the southeast Caribbean

"...SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) People in the southeast Caribbean urgently need food, water and shelter nearly two weeks after Hurricane Beryl crushed the region as a Category 4 storm, officials said Thursday as they pleaded for at least $9 million in assistance from the international community..."

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'Food Waste Is Too Good To Waste': Slogan selected for new 2025 Green Bin Program

"..."Food Waste Is Too Good To Waste - Green Bin It!" was revealed as the winning selection on Wednesday after the Essex Windsor Solid Waste Authority (EWSWA) invited residents to submit suggestions this past spring..."

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Out-of-control wildfire spurs evacuation order in northern Alberta

"...A wildfire evacuation alert for Garden River residents has been upgraded to an evacuation order..."

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Houston residents left sweltering after Beryl with over 1.7 million still lacking power

"...HOUSTON (AP) The return of soaring heat in Houston has deepened the misery for people still without power after Hurricane Beryl crashed into Texas and left residents in search of places to cool off and fuel up as the extended outages strained one of the nations largest cities..."

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Gunmen kill a Mexican fisheries leader who complained of drug cartel extortion and illegal fishing

"...MEXICO CITY (AP) A Mexican fisheries industry leader who complained of drug cartel extortion and illegal fishing was shot to death in the northern border state of Baja California, authorities said Tuesday..."

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Fort Nelson First Nation seeks logo for Tu-Deh-Kah greenhouse pilot project

"...Tu-Deh-Kah Geothermal is a project aimed at producing 7 to 15 megawatts of clean geothermal electricity in northeast B. C. , fully owned by FNFN through its economic development company, Deh Tai Limited Partnership (LP)..."

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Rebuilding Kenya Stronger: Here's What's Needed to Rebound After Catastrophic Floods

"...With a struggling economy, Kenya will need major finances to rebuild its infrastructure at the expense of planned development initiatives. Crops washed away from the floods will mean a huge drop in harvests. Many will go hungry, while farmers will lose income..."

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Recommended Reading

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Chicken Poop for the Soul

A Year in Search of Food Sovereignty

"...A story of success, failure and determination, which is guaranteed to make you laugh..."

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The Business Romantic

Give Everything, Quantify Nothing, and Create Something Greater Than Yourself

"... In this smart, playful, and provocative book, one of today's most original business thinkers argues that we underestimate the importance of romance in our lives and that we can find it in and through business—by designing products, services, and experiences that connect us with something greater than ourselves. ..."

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On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking

"...On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating..."

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Jobs in food

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

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Junior Data Engineer

"...tap that you wash your family's food with and it's the energy that heats our homes and powers our digital lifestyles..."

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Second Cook

"...Ensures food is served at appropriate temperatures and in portion controlled quantities..."

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Cook (Casual) (Range .09 to .75)

"...food services delivery of which includes nutritional meal planning, preparing and serving meals, providing direction to Cook 1s, food service workers, clients, and/or volunteers, and performs related..."

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Food Service Worker (St. Peter's Residence at Chedoke)

"...food preferences, using proper portion sizes according to the therapeutic extensions and nourishment rotation..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention food.

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Fireside Chat with John Kempf & Koen van Seijen @ Groundswell '24

Duration: 57:50

"...Ever wondered how podcasting can transform the field of regenerative agriculture? This fire side chat with John Kempf and Koen van Seijen, hosts of the most followed and longest existing podcasts in the regenerative agriculture and food space, was recorded live at Groundswell 2024. This is an intimate conversation where we dive deep in the the long-term dedication needed to engage an audience genuinely, the nerve-wracking journey of publishing the initial episodes and the relentless effort req..."

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Ag Policy Connection Ep. 13 How farmers decide whether to adopt a new sustainability practice

Duration: 49:05

"...Farmers and ranchers face many pressures to farm and raise animals in certain ways to meet sustainability-related goals of others, including food companies, lenders, and government..."

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RealAg on the Weekend: The GATE project, a stripe rust alert, and early season scouting, June 29, 2024

Duration: 39:33

"...Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend..."

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RealAg Radio: Adapting to change, gene-editing impacts, and a market update, June 26, 2024

Duration: 53:46

"...Thanks for tuning in to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Envita..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about food.

Paris - A Wildlife Story | Free Documentary Nature

"...These species have adapted to the urban environment, bringing the city to life with their fascinating and moving stories..."

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Mr. Bruce Knight: Catalyzing a National Ecosystem Services Market

"...Knight explains the history of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and details how ecosystem service markets can add incentives to motivate farmers and ranchers to improve soil health..."

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Why Omega 3 Pills Are a Threat to Antarctica's Ecosystem

"...Antarctica is best known for whales, penguins, and seals, but this vast and fragile ecosystem depends on a far smaller resident: krill..."

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Marine climate change - Can our sealife survive? | DW Documentary

"...Wildfires, drought, melting glaciers - the impact of climate change is clear to see..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about food relevant to the latest news.

Life Cycle Assessment of an Avocado: Grown in South Africa?Enjoyed in Europe

"...Sensitivity analyses indicate that implementing large-scale renewable energy, using alternative packaging instead of cardboard, and selling avocados unripened could further enable the farming enterprise to achieve Net Zero objectives..."

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Climate variability, food security, and adaptation strategies in Somaliland a review

"...This review indicated that climate variability, manifested as droughts and floods, has adversely impacted food availability and access by disrupting agricultural production, inflating food prices, and destabilizing income sources..."

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The Impact of Raw and Composted Food Waste Anaerobic Digestates on Soil Organic Carbon Management: A Pot Study

"...Purpose Ever increasing food waste production has promoted anaerobic digestion and composting for its proper management, producing a relevant amount of recycled organic waste (OW) for possible agricultural uses..."

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Bioremediation: An Economical Approach for Treatment of Textile Dye Effluents

"...In bioremediation, the microorganisms utilize organic pollutants as a source of food or energy..."

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Technological analysis of the sustainable production of $$omega $$

"...All in all, the presented research demonstrates through quantitative data the feasibility of (omega ) -3 production and provides a tangible instance highlighting how the circular economy paradigm can foster innovation within the agri-food industry..."

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From Pixels to Phenotypes: Quest of Machine Vision for Drought Tolerance Traits in Plants

"...Drought stress poses a significant threat to global agricultural productivity and food security..."

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Climate change and Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) in North America: modelling possible changes in range with different clima

"...Regardless, management that considers the climate stresses on Arctic charr populations will be important to preserve this highly valued resource that is pivotal for food security and traditional ways of life for northerners..."

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At-sea distribution of marine predators around South Georgia during austral winter, with implications for fisheries management

"...The sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia is surrounded by highly productive waters, supporting dense aggregations of Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a vital food source for globally important seabird and marine mammal populations..."

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Case study on climate change effects and food security in Southeast Asia

"...Our findings underscore the critical impacts of climate change and human activities on agricultural productivity, offering essential insights for policy-making and fostering international cooperation..."

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Resource utilisation and trophic niche overlap of coralline intertidal benthic amphipods: an isotopic perspective

"...High overlapping ecological niche amongst species was detected by SIBER analysis which indicated co-existence of the benthic amphipods in their respective microhabitats..."

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Seasonal and Ecological Determinants of Wild Boar Rooting on Priority Protected Grasslands

"...We assessed factors influencing wild boar Sus scrofa pressure on EU protected grasslands in three protected areas of central Italy, by modelling the effects of environmental variables and wild boar density on rooting activity..."

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Sustainable high-quality seaweed production from deep seawater

"...Small-scale industries utilising DSW have been established, with DSW being employed for bottled drinking water, aquaculture, agriculture, cosmetics, medicine, food, and power generation?all contributing to substantial economic benefits..."

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