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This Week in Eco News - June 24, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about the Meatless Monday military debacle; Cuba as an oasis for organic and sustainable agriculture; how we are able to import so many tomatoes from our northern neighbor - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - June 17, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about Fitbit-clad cows; the 'buzz' around swarm season; how celery has managed to maintain its vegetable appeal over the years - and much more!

Top 5 Thirst-Quenching (and Water Guzzling) Summertime Beverages

What's your favorite summertime beverage? Is it lemonade? Soda? Beer? A recent poll found that iced tea tops Americans' list of favorite drinks on a summer day. To find out what beverages round out the top five thirst quenchers - and how much water it takes to make each one - read on!

This Week in Eco News - June 10, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about GMO labeling; a win for fisheries-management (and the red snapper!); why your next pizza delivery may be free of medically important antibiotics - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - June 3, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about antibiotic-resistant bacteria; what the US can learn from China's new dietary restrictions; how microbes can save agriculture - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - May 27, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about agriculture's heavy contribution to air pollution; the ins and outs of food labeling; a feast for 5,000 made entirely of food waste - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - May 20, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about expansive poultry recalls; the health benefits of organic versus conventional; the glyphosate debate - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - May 13, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about why the poultry industry is trying to slow down chicken growth; how Rutgers managed to bring back the vintage and beloved Jersey tomato; the gap between the food we cook and the food we talk about - and much more!

EPA Gives Water Footprint Calculator its Highest Award

It's been a year since the relaunch of the Water Footprint Calculator, and the good news keeps flowing. The tool was recently selected to receive a 2016 Environmental Champion Award from the Environmental Protection Agency, the agency's highest recognition.

This Week in Eco News - May 6, 2016

This week's Eco News features the following stories: Do You Eat? Then You Should Care About Agriculture Policy; Feeding the 5000 Addresses Food Waste with Free Meals in Union Square; Babies Who Eat Rice Cereal Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - April 29, 2016

This week's Eco News features the following stories: Programs Help Move Vets Into Farming; Glyphosate Found in Popular Breakfast Foods; Walt Disney Parks to Only Use Cage-Free Eggs - and much more!

Why Don't All Farms Use Drip Irrigation?

Many Californians are looking at their brown lawns and wondering why all farmers don't make the switch to drip irrigation. That would free up more water for cities, right? Read on for the answers - plus everything you ever wanted to know about farm irrigation, and what it all means for water conservation.

This Week in Eco News - April 22, 2016

This week's Eco News features the following stories: Nicholas Kristof explores animal cruelty; Acreage for Genetically Modified Crops Declined in 2016; The Fight for Cage-Free Eggs - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - April 15, 2016

A lot of what sustainable food watchdogs do is look into big corporation's use of tiny things like antibiotics, medicine and seeds. This week's Eco News features stories of tiny things making big impacts.

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