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Are you ready to eat tiny plants from the sea?

You might have heard of the Green Revolution, or you might not - but either way, you probably owe it your life. Between the 1930s and 1960s, …

We've Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

(Photo: Unsplash)<p><i>Editor's note from AlterNet: The terms GE (genetic engineering) and GMO (genetically modified organism) are often used</i> …

National park tips: Your secret weapon when booking a spot in Yosemite

At Yosemite National Park, if you can't get the lodging or camping spot you want in the valley, look into the Redwoods in Yosemite, a collection of rentable privately owned vacation cabins near the Big Trees Lodge (the former Wawona Hotel), about 45 minutes from the valley.<p>There are about 130 …

Why Donald Trump is a dream come true for agribusiness

What will a Donald Trump administration mean for food and agriculture? To fully appreciate how quickly and easily two decades of agricultural and …

Ant species cultivates coffee for accommodation

Scientists on the island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that plants, fertilizes and guards its own coffee crops. The industrious creatures …

Syria: Aleppo pounded by 'heaviest bombardment' since war began

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syrian regime forces pounded eastern Aleppo with airstrikes for a sixth straight day Sunday, bringing the death toll to almost 300 in the most intense bombing since the war began five years ago, rescuers say.<p>Among the latest reported violence: a suspected chemical attack that killed four …

Los jóvenes mexicanos pasan 6.1 horas diarias en internet

<b>Cinco de cada 10 jóvenes mexicanos prefiere leer en impreso</b>; y 3 de cada 10 usan la red para leer libros, revela la Primera Encuesta Nacional sobre …

Corrupción cuesta a México casi 10% del PIB: IFC

Los actos de corrupción que ocurren en México equivalen ya a aproximadamente el <b>9 por ciento del Producto Interno Bruto</b> (PIB), consideró Ary Naïm, …

En 10 años las mineras extrajeron cuatro veces más oro que en tres siglos de colonia

Roberto Garduño<p>Periódico La Jornada<br>Sábado 7 de noviembre de 2015, p. 19<p>Durante los tres siglos de colonia la minería novohispana extrajo 190 …

“Mediocre”, el crecimiento promedio de 2% del país: CIDE

MÉXICO, DF (apro).- La economía mexicana ha arrastrado un crecimiento “mediocre” a tasas promedio de 2% en los últimos 20 años y, lo peor, en el …

TransCanada construirá y operará el gasoducto Tuxpan-Tula

La Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) <b>adjudicó a TransCanada Corporation</b> un contrato para construir y operar el gasoducto Tuxpan-Tula en México, …

Wells Fargo opens fewer accounts after scandal, but deposits still climb

Wells Fargo& Co. brought in fewer new customers and saw more existing ones close their accounts in October, the first full month since the San Francisco bank’s sales scandal came to light.<p>The bank reported Thursday that it opened about 300,000 new checking accounts last month, down 27% from …

Banco de México raises key interest rates by 0.5% as it warns global economy has become ‘more complex’ after Donald Trump’s election as US president<p>Mexico’s central bank raised interest rates on Thursday in an attempt to shore up the country’s currency, which has collapsed following Donald Trump’s …

Economy

The Flaw in Kissinger's Grand Strategy - The Atlantic

In his interview with Jeffrey Goldberg, Henry Kissinger begins his description of America’s perpetual, eternal interests by saying, “We have to have faith in ourselves.” To him, the fundamental strategic question for Americans is: “What is it that we will not permit, no matter how it happens, no …

Why Politicians Need To Get Real About Digital Innovation

<b>The UK employment tribunal's ruling that Uber's UK drivers can't be classified as 'self-employed' has important implications for the</b> …

Kids Win the Right to Sue the US Government Over Climate Change

A US judge ruled this week that America's youth may hold their government accountable for global warming.<p>A bright speck of climate news was quickly overshadowed by the presidential election this week—America's children have officially won the right to sue their government over global …

Is Soil our Secret Weapon Against Climate Change?

What if one of the planet's secret weapons in the fight against climate change was all around us?<p>What if every country had it in abundance, and it could also be used at the same time to give a better life to those most in need?<p>Too good to be true?<p>Most of us might guess that the answer lies in clean …

A New Gravity Theory Might Finally Explain Dark Matter

The universe is a weird, wild place.<p>The theory of gravity gets a little weird in a few spots in our universe. One of those spots is the outer edges …

Dark Matter

National park tips: Loneliest beach in America's most remote park?

National Park of American Samoa, the most remote of the 59 full-fledged national parks, has one of the most lonely and gorgeous tropical beaches in the U.S. -- Ofu Beach, which is 2 miles long, with white sand, black boulders, coconut palms and great snorkeling. (Also blue skies, on most days.)<p>So …

SolarCity's Hot Third Quarter Shows Why Tesla Wants In

Rooftop solar company SolarCity, which hopes to be acquired by Tesla Motors, said installations exceeded expectations in the third quarter but would …

Why direct climate funding to African farmers will pay off

As the world descends on Morocco for the annual United Nations climate conference, the host nation is championing an unlikely hero: African …