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Looking for an oasis in America's food deserts

Where does your food come from? For many in the United States, that important question is answered by a simple solution—the grocery store. However, in some parts of the country, acquiring nutritious, fresh food is not as ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Other
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The high costs of imported pests

A new analysis of the damage done by invasive forest pests shows that homeowners and local governments are being stuck with a $4.5 billion yearly bill for the boring beetles, choking fungi, and rogues' gallery of other foreign ...

dateMay 12, 2016 in Ecology
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