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2008-08-28 12:01:16

By Iain Osborne IT'S not often in life that we get a glimpse of what the future might be like. When we do, it gives us a chance to prepare. Today's energy costs are higher than most of us can remember.

2008-08-28 12:01:06

By STEVENSON JACOBS CUTLINES A customer looks at milk on display at JJ&F Market in Palo Alto, Calif. U.S. retail food prices have jumped nearly 6 percent this year -- triple the typical rate of inflation -- and the new prices tend to stick.

2008-08-24 12:00:27

By Stevenson Jacobs Associated Press NEW YORK -- As prices for crude oil and other commodities ease, consumers have gotten a small dose of relief at the gas pump. But don't expect less pain at the grocery counter. Food inflation is here to stay -- and will probably get worse for some things.

2008-08-22 00:00:26

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - As prices for crude oil and other commodities ease, Americans have gotten a small dose of relief at the gas pump. But don't expect less pain at the grocery counter. Food inflation is to stay - and will probably get worse for some things.

2008-08-14 09:01:03

New Generation Biofuels Holdings has awarded Chicago-based ECE Design, a contract to design its first full-production biofuel manufacturing plant, with an anticipated capacity of 25 million gallons of second-generation biofuel per year.

2008-08-14 09:00:49

By David Streitfeld After a worrisome start to the growing season that fanned fears of food shortages and huge economic losses, corn, the most important crop in the United States, is now on track for a bountiful harvest. The U.S.

2008-08-06 09:00:41

Excerpt of report headlined "Food crisis at its worst" published by Nepalese newspaper Rajdhani on 6 August Kathmandu, 5 August: An international report says hundreds of thousands of people in Nepal are suffering from food crisis.

2008-08-03 12:00:23

By Victor Davis Hanson The latest round of global agricultural trade negotiations that began seven years ago in Doha, Qatar, collapsed in acrimony this week in Geneva.

2008-08-01 15:00:48

International Coastal Biofuels, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ICBU), announced today that it completed a reverse merger with Interactive Technologies.com, LTD via a stock-for-stock exchange (stock swap) on May 14, 2008. International Coastal Biofuels, Inc.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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