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Sustainability Matters: March 28, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

Ashley Kosiak

March 28, 2014


A novel migration: due to severe drought in California, state and federal officials are using tanker trucks to transport juvenile salmon from hatcheries to the Pacific Ocean. [NPR]

Which is better for air pollution, a gas or electric range? [Treehugger]

How many food deserts are in your city? Discover how large cities compare to each other and view interactive access maps with Walk Score. [Grist]

Walmart's annual report reveals the company's reliance on SNAP recipients and the financial repercussions of benefit cuts. [LA Times]

A 39-year study of wildflowers in Colorado indicates changes in blooming patterns due to climate change. [Ecocentric]

Major food companies are opposing the FDA proposal to remove trans fats' GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) status. [Food Politics]