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GreenBiz Tech Talk Explores Future of Sustainable Space Travel

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group will host a collaborative discussion among NASA and business leaders on the role of emerging technologies for sustainable, long-duration spaceflight. In two sessions at GreenBiz’s annual VERGE conference, NASA will reach beyond the aerospace industry for ideas on providing such necessities as food, energy, water, and building materials to astronauts traveling to Mars and beyond.

Chef Brian Smith Talks About the Importance of Educating Kids on Fresh Local Foods

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Some have painted boxes embellished with action heroes, while others simply bring the iconic brown paper bag however, it’s not so much what your kid brings their lunch in that’s important, but rather what’s in it.

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Some have painted boxes embellished with action heroes, while others simply bring the iconic brown paper bag however, it’s not so much what your kid brings their lunch in that’s important, but rather what’s in it.

Agriculture’s Role in Creating a More Sustainable Future

by Rod Snyder
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Producing enough food, fiber and fuel for more than 9 billion people by 2050, while conserving natural resources is a challenge that has become increasingly complex. In the next 35 years, experts predict that we’ll need to double agricultural production to keep pace with population growth, changing diets and increasing demand. And farmers will have to meet this challenge in the face of a changing climate with increasingly extreme weather patterns. 

Addressing Climate Change Across the Value Chain

by Ken Powell
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We serve the world by making food people love. To produce that food, we rely on Mother Nature to supply the ingredients we need. Therefore, we understand the impact changes in the health of our planet can have on agriculture and our business. 

Climate change is one of the most pressing environmental issues that our society faces today. There are numerous risks that climate change presents to our livelihoods, our business and our shared planet if left unaddressed.

Monsanto Rises to New Heights in Newsweek’s 2015 Global Green Rankings

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June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Newsweek magazine has recognized Monsanto Company’s continued efforts to drive sustainability throughout its business with a jump in the company’s placement on the 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings: Monsanto ranked #52 among U.S. companies up from #68 in 2014 and ranked #84 on the global list up from #130 in 2014.

The Food Industry’s Fight to Feed the World Should Start with Post-Harvest Loss

There Is Enough Food to Feed the World – Why Produce More?
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Do you remember the last time you were hungry? Truly hungry. Maybe you’re like me and most of the time food is an alluring vice. It’s a great source of comfort and a relief from the humdrum, a celebration of all that’s good. A good meal is something that can make even the most challenging of days fade into your mind’s backwaters, but the next visit to the doctor’s office shows unwelcome contributions to the bottom (or waist) line.

Van Alen Institute, AECOM and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation – Call on Students to Propose Designs for More Resilient Urban Food, Water and Energy Systems

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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, June 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – AECOM, Van Alen Institute and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation today launched Urban SOS: All Systems Go, an ideas competition calling on multidisciplinary teams of students worldwide to identify risks to urban food, energy, or water systems, and offer strategies that make these systems more efficient, equitable, and accessible to diverse populations.

Monsanto Company Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

Company Sets Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Goal and Reports Status of Other Sustainability Commitments
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ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2014 Sustainability Report. Since announcing its first sustainability commitment framework in 2008, the company has advanced its three sustainability principles: (1) improving the lives of farmers, workers and communities, (2) producing enough food to make a balanced meal accessible to all, and (3) conserving Earth’s resources and preserving the natural environment.

New Report: Major Food Companies Must Adapt to Escalating Global Water Risks

Unilever, Coca-Cola, General Mills Rank Highest Among Food & Beverage Companies in Benchmarking Report; All Agricultural Product & Meat Companies Rank Low
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BOSTON, May 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Major U.S. food companies need to adopt far stronger practices to use limited global water resources more efficiently, according to a report released today by Ceres, a nonprofit sustainability advocacy group.

JetBlue’s Onboard Menu Will Offer Food For Thought

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JetBlue started with the mission to bring humanity back to air travel. Our goal was to disrupt the model of what air travel had become and enhance the customer experience by providing an outstanding experience.

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