News tagged with food

Target CEO unfazed by Amazon-Whole Foods deal

US retail giant Target's chief executive Brian Cornell on Tuesday played down Amazon's massive deal to acquire grocery chain Whole Foods, arguing that it "validates" his company's business model.

dateJul 18, 2017 in Business
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ADB warns climate change 'disastrous' for Asia

A business-as-usual approach to climate change will be "disastrous" for Asia, undoing much of the phenomenal economic growth that has helped it make vast inroads against poverty, the Asian Development Bank said in a report ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Environment
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Why mosquitoes should not be eliminated

A Purdue researcher and a team of scientists working on a new insecticide argue that mosquitoes should not simply be made extinct due to their role in various ecosystems.

dateJul 11, 2017 in Ecology
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Oil spill impacts may perturb entire food webs

Oil spills not only have a direct impact on species and habitats, but may also set off a cascade of perturbations that affect the entire food web. These are the findings of new research published in an article in the special ...

dateJul 10, 2017 in Environment
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