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Cory Minderhout

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In the Food Revolution, Vote with Your Fork

Much of what we eat and how we eat it is decided by politicians and on Wall Street, according to Marion Nestle. Nestle, author and public health and sociology professor at New York University, discussed the corporate and political influences on American agriculture industry during a recent appearance at the University of Washington in Seattle,… Continue Reading

Synergistic Toxicity of Pesticides Hurts Salmon

Pesticides–all the insecticides, weed killers and fertilizers spread on yards and farms–aren’t the only problem contributing to the decline of the wild Pacific salmon. It’s the people who carelessly (or unknowingly) overuse these chemicals, says Prof. John Stark, an ecotoxicologist at Washington State University who specializes in risk assessment of threatened and endangered species. Stark,… Continue Reading