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The FDA's Livestock Antibiotic Policies Still Aren't Enough

At the beginning of the month, the FDA issued a long-awaited update to its policies on the use of antibiotics in animal feed, officially banning the …

What you need to know about antibiotics in livestock

You’ve probably heard some controversy about antibiotics being used on farm animals – what’s the deal?<p>First, it’s important to clarify what we’re …

Microbiology

Interview With UN Climate Change Report Author: "Avarice Has Overcome Fear"

"In September, a few decades from now, our rich, colorful planet will display to a traveler in space only one white polar ice cap instead of two. There could hardly be a more portent symbol of what human beings are doing to our climate than the destruction of one of the Earth's ice caps."<p>That's …

U.N.: Tackling climate change is a long-term commitment - CNN Video

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd looks ahead to the Paris Climate Change Conference with U.N. Envoy Christiana Figueres and Lord Nicholas Stern.

Climate

Obama says Alaska trip next week will highlight climate change

President Obama said in his weekly radio address that he will travel to Alaska next week to highlight the effects of climate change, but he defended his decision to allow oil drilling to go ahead off the state’s Arctic coast.<p>The president said that Alaskans are already living with the effects of …

Climate Change

Climate change tops agenda at Geneva Work summit

High-level officials, including France's Presidet François Hollande, travelled to Geneva on Thursday for the World of Work summit, where negotiations …

China Is Building a Great Wall of Trees to Fight Climate Change

The country is building a belt of trees that will stretch 2,800 miles in an attempt to stop the advance of the Gobi desert.<p>China is the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, but it is also engaged in a massive tree-planting program that has helped to offset tropical deforestation, and suck …

Forests

Environmental organizations demand implementation of national plan to fight climate change

Israel must respond to climate change, by both adapting to transforming environmental conditions and by working to mitigate the impact of the …