Sustainability Matters: February 14, 2014



Rethinking what's in your cup: companies pledge to improve working conditions on India's tea plantations. [Grist]


For lower income students, snow days can mean empty stomachs. [NPR]


Cartoonist Joe Mohr illustrates the dangers of Bisphenol A, or BPA, with Popeye the Sailor. [Treehugger]


Why is nutrition so confusing? Blame the research environment. [NYT]


The future of vegetarian food substitutes might lie in Silicon Valley. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: January 31, 2014


Cyborg plants could be the future in monitoring soil quality and air pollution. [Wired]


America's cheap food comes at a high price for low-wage workers in the industry. [Treehugger]


A new study finds that chances of returning to a healthy weight diminish yearly for obese children. [NYT]


California's drought: where food, water, and energy issues intersect. [Ecocentric]


Farmers' markets and crop insurance win, SNAP loses in the recently passed farm bill. [... Read more >

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