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Sustainability Matters: January 31, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

Ashley Kosiak

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. [Modern Farmer]

How big data could help large companies weigh and improve their environmental impact. [The Guardian]