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This Week in Eco News - November 18, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about the relationship between deforestation and Big Food; big wins for soda taxes; a ban on the extreme confinement of farm animals in Massachusetts - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - October 28, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about junk food as a human rights concern;why avocado prices are skyrocketing at the market; how the food industry is going beyond looks to combat waste - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - October 21, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about the carnivore's paradox; how you can indulge in sustainable sushi (phew!); why factory farms are under serious scrutiny in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew - and much more!

Cranberries: Bogged Down in Water and Pollution

When you think about Thanksgiving turkey, what else comes to mind? No, not mashed potatoes and gravy: we're talking about cranberries. Most people either love or hate their sweet-tart flavor. We happen to love cranberries, but once we started looking into the impacts that conventional farming methods have on the environment, our relationship turned a little sour.

This Week in Eco News - October 14, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about the Obama administration's role in the food movement; how Parmesan cheese may be fooling you; technology's role in putting an end to factory farming - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - October 7, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about how Americans are eating more and more meat; why perennial wheat may become a centerpiece on the dinner table; how tiny Denmark is making big strides in the fight against food waste - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - September 30, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about the power of soil; why grass-fed beef is on a roll; investors putting their money behind a shift from meat to plants - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - September 23, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about the chicken price conspiracy; how insecticides are harming queen bees; if it's possible to have healthy food at fast food prices - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - September 16, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about swift-evolving super bug bacteria; why your coconut latte habit is taking a toll on the environment; how that big-brand hamburger is contributing to deforestation in South America - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - September 9, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about some fishy seafood labeling practices; the biography of a plant based burger; how a new food hub will bring fresh produce to low-income urbanites - and much more!

Algal Doom: The Many Colors of Algae and Their Potential Hazards

Harmful algal blooms don't just wreak havoc by causing oxygen-starved dead zones, but they have the potential to be toxic to humans, land animals, aquatic animals, fish and shellfish. This installment of our Algal Doom series looks at the life cycle of an algal bloom, the "colors" of a few common algae types and their harmful effects.

This Week in Eco News - September 2, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about a tangled tale about blackberries; if soil-less produce can be considered organic; America and its meat addiction; - and much more!

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