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Sustainability Matters: December 19, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

December 19, 2014

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Asian carp are destroying aquatic ecosystems across the country. Here’s what actions are being taken to stop them, and what’s happening to the fish once caught. [Modern Farmer]

The World Food Program warns that infrastructure issues caused by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could lead to food shortages in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. [NY Times]

Nutrition experts are pushing the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to include notes on the way our food choices affect the environment. Congress is fighting the addition with a concerned congressional directive. [Grist]

Aquaponics, in-house composting, and reusable home delivery containers are a just a few ways restaurants are getting greener. [Treehugger]

Billions of dollars worth of fruit and vegetables are lost in India each year due to inadequate refrigeration. New technologies and expertise could remedy that. [The Guardian]