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Global Survey Says We're Eating Better, But Our Diet Is Still Unsustainable

More people are eating local and organic foods, but that's not nearly enough.<p>More people are eating local and organic foods and plan to consume less meat and bottled water. However, most also believe they lack enough information and influence to become more environmentally sustainable consumers, a …

Agriculture

PotatoStock Actually Happened

It couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. Zack “Danger” Brown, he of the potato salad Kickstarter, held the first annual PotatoStock in Columbus, Ohio where he and thousands of potato lovers enjoyed beer, music, companionship, and salad.<p>I met Zack a few weeks ago, just before PotatoStock, and he …

Here's How Apple Is Making Its New HQ 'The Greenest Building On The Planet'

Last week Tim Cook proclaimed that Apple's new headquarters would be "the greenest building on the planet," referring to Apple's commitment to environmental sustainability.<p>That's quite a claim. But Apple has tried to make good on its promise as it builds a new home in Cupertino, California.<p>The …

Solar Power

Rescuers Face Dangerous Conditions on Japanese Volcano

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister: We Warned About All Along

Syria’s deputy foreign minister blasted President Barack Obama’s comments that U.S. officials were caught off guard by the dramatic rise of terror group ISIS, saying that Syria has been warning about the group for more than three years. In an interview with NBC News’ Ann Curry, Faisal Mekdad also …

Middle East

Global wildlife numbers 'halved in four decades' | News | DW | 29.09.2014

The World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) found in its latest survey that there was a 52-percent decrease in the global head count for more than 10,000 …

David Cameron promises seven-day GP cover

Prime Minister wants GPs to open for up to 12 hours every day by 2020 to relieve pressure on hospitals and give working people access to a doctor at weekends<p>Everyone will have access to a family doctor seven days a week by the end of the decade, <b>David Cameron</b> will pledge on Tuesday.<p>The Prime …