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UN Turns To Edible Insects As Food Source
2013-05-13 15:38:30

According to a new report from the United Nations, forests and the creepy crawlers that inhabit them are an underutilized source of food in the battle against worldwide hunger.

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2011-05-11 14:30:00

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Wednesday that about a third of the food produced in the world each year gets lost or wasted.

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2009-09-02 06:25:00

A band of 91 nations around the globe agreed to sign a United Nations treaty that will prevent sea vessels involved in the illegal fishing trade from entering their ports.

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2009-05-06 10:15:48

According to a UN report released Wednesday, lost and discarded fishing nets continue to trap fish for years and are becoming a growing threat to the planet's marine ecosystem.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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