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Inhabitat News Roundup of the Week

Posted By Olivia Chen On February 6, 2009 @ 4:30 pm In Blog links | 1 Comment

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This week’s news roundup is all about food! We all know that the quality of the food we put in our bodies has a huge impact on how we feel each and every day. But it turns out that what and how we eat also has very serious repercussions for our environment. So this week, we are pausing a moment to wonder: what can we do to eat better so that the earth is also a better place to live?

Scientific American [2] explains how meat contributes to global warming [3]. Yet another reason to go vegetarian!

Eco Child’s Play [4] explains how to eat organic while also saving a buck [5].

Newly-appointed Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu warns that California farming is at risk [6] due to climate change.

Reuters [7] reports that the recession is having a negative impact on the organic food market [8].


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/02/06/inhabitat-blog-picks-2-06-09/

[2] Scientific American: http://www.sciam.com

[3] meat contributes to global warming: http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=the-greenhouse-hamburger

[4] Eco Child’s Play: http://ecochildsplay.com

[5] how to eat organic while also saving a buck: http://ecochildsplay.com/2009/02/04/eating-naturally-while-spending-less

[6] California farming is at risk: http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE5135OY20090205

[7] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com

[8] negative impact on the organic food market: http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE50R01C20090128?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

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