Browsing the "Global Briefs" Category

Label GMOs

April 2nd, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Whole Foods Market has become the first company in the industry to decide that all products containing genetically modified organisms (GMO) in its U.S. and Canadian stores must be so labeled by


Thrifty Threads

April 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

“These jeans are made of garbage.” Levi Strauss uses recyclable material in the new line of jeans


Online Literacy

April 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Survey of teachers shows that the Internet has opened up a vast world of information for today’s students, but digital literacy skills need improvement


Cool Tool

April 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

A compilation of 20 years of data shows what is really driving rising sea levels


Superior Soil

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is now aiming to become 100 percent organic in the next 10 years


Better Cafeterias

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) 2012 School Lunch Report Card found that most schools nationwide are improving


Coyote Ugly

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Stray dogs and feral cats in our cities may be supplanted by raccoons, foxes and coyotes


Windy Woes

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The U.S. Department of Energy reports that although wind power accounts for just over 4 percent of domestic electrical generation, it comprises a third of all new electric capacity



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