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Organic Food Miles take toll on environment
...eir shipping methods. They created comparable food baskets
of both organic and conventionally-grown fruit and vegetables being transported to Edmonton stores by truck, train or ship, and found that most travels by truck. Since 1970 truck shipping has increased, replacing more energy-efficient rail and water ...
... we were getting tens, twenties, thirties--laundry baskets
of these guys at 2,000 meters, which is pretty unusual." Most of those that were collected were gravid females, suggesting spawning activity. Important indirect evidence was also collected, namely observation of a never before seen mysterious "sca...
High carbon dioxide levels spur Southern pines to grow more needles
...ketfuls of needles that had fallen into collection baskets
at the FACE site, she said. While those needles had already dropped from the trees, she could backtrack to the time the needles were produced "by making some assumptions about foliage longevity," she explained. She and others also measured and counte...