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Discussion 4: Diigo/Sustainability - 26 views

Erick you're right but how do we do that? In the video we watched cutting carbon emissions by 80 percent seem to be the number one suggestion. but the UN decided on doing that in a longer time sp...

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Taylor Burkhart

Stop food waste to help end world hunger - 0 views

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    In this article the author discusses that food waste is a serious problem and gives some simple facts. The author also discusses that with the food being wasted; the food can go to citizens who are poor and in hunger.
Yin Hongsarmon

From Farm to Landfill: World Food Waste/ Food Tank - 0 views

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    Wealthy countries wasted food because they tended to buy too much of it. Nevertheless, some countries were making this situation more seriously to reduce food waste at the consumer level in markets.
Veronica Guzman

Pumpkin Power: Turning Food Waste into Energy | Department of Energy - 0 views

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    This article discusses about using energy from discarded pumpkins from halloween. They are also creating energy for plants such as, biofuel, biopower and other products.
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    This would be AMAZING if we were able to use our waste to provide energy for the world. It would be a win win situation. Since they are already trying it out maybe this will go nationwide.
Veronica Guzman

UN food agency stunner: World loses one-third of total global food production | ThinkProgress - 0 views

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    This article actually quotes our American Wasteland book. It gives statistics that Bloom explains in chapter 2 of AWL
melissa diaz

All About: Food waste - CNN - 0 views

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    In this article statistics compare how much food is wasted between countries all over the world. Also, methane is a greenhouse gas that is much more dangerous than carbon dioxide.
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    Food is biodegradable so whats the problem? This article explains the danger in food littering.
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    This article talks about how much it costs the US to get rid of the food waste. It also talks about how food waste releases methane, which is more harmful than carbon dioxide. 
Jorge Castillo

CAN WE FEED THE WORLD & SUSTAIN THE PLANET? - 0 views

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    The article talks about global problems related to chronic hunger, increasing population size, and the environmental impact of agriculture. Along with this articles it gives you solutions for thes problems. The author suggests individual to be sustainable.
Aissata Traore

Global FoodBanking Network: One Billion Hungry and More Than a Billion Tons of Food Wasted - 0 views

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    We are wasting food while billion of people are hungry in the world. This article educate us about the important of giving food to those who want it.
Taylor Burkhart

Still Inconvenient, Still the Truth - 0 views

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    In this article the author Aron Cramer explains the threat of sustainability and talks about ways its impacting the world; such as climate change. The author then goes into detail of how the government does not want accept the fact that this is reality. The website also lists information regarding the author to provide credibility.
Erick Alderete

Environment and Sustainability - Protecting ecological systems - 0 views

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    Finding an alternative energy source is a major concern today and this website talks about it. This site explains all of the different energy sources that can be used. It also shows different articles that explain how companies and people all over the world are trying to make a difference.
Ashley Bussey

http://www.sustainer.org/dhm_archive/index.php?display_article=vn432btlsustainabilityed - 0 views

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    It seems governments and people are putting effort to achieve sustainability. World Commission on Environment and Development said a sustainable society "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Living sustainably, there would be no waste, and we would use half the amount of energy and materials budget we do now. "We need self-respect, identity, community, love, variety, beauty, challenge, and a purpose in living that is greater than material accumulation."
Samantha Cooke

New app builds on efforts to reduce food waste - 0 views

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    (Sent original article to wrong ENG 102 group) I always knew smartphones were handy, but reducing food waste is an all new level of smart! In July of 2012, about 222 millions tons of food was wasted. When solutions were running thin, someone broke though and added the world of technology to our world of waste. An app was created. Yes! Even your smartphone reduces waste now. The app that was created goes based off of household size, recipes, shopping lists, and meal preferences into one to help save Mother Earth from becoming a dump. Read this article to see how the diversity of people is compatible with the newest Smart Solution for food waste!
Jordan Ruiz

A third of the world's food is wasted - 0 views

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    I liked reading this article. It has facts about the all the food wasted, field losses, about economy and the millions tonnes of global food waste each year. It also helps us reading it because it talks about how can we stop the rot.
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    this article explains how bad food waste is around the world
taylor479

Issues: Global Poverty and Hunger - 0 views

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    Poverty and hunger are a huge problem in the world. Hunger is something that needs to be corrected
taylor479

Public Secrecy About Child Sexual Abuse - 0 views

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    Child abuse is a huge problem around the world. Child abuse is a huge social issue that needs to be stopped
Alisa Cooper

Animal farming and human health are intimately linked | John McDermott and Delia Grace | Global development | guardian.co.uk - 1 views

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    Great article about recognizing the link between animal and human diseases. This is scary stuff. Agriculture and health are intimately linked. Many infectious, and even occupational, diseases are associated with the food chain.
Ashley Bussey

Waste Not, Want Not: Inefficiencies in the Food System - 0 views

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    By Colquhoun's estimate, his field can fill about 3 million 8 ounce cans of carrots. He is bothered that see a considerable amount get left behind. According to the University of Arizona studies in 2004, they estimate that food waste might be closer to 50 percent.
Ashley Bussey

Moldy matters: How wasted food is destroying the environment - CNN.com - 0 views

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    Food waste ranges from 25 - 75 percent, depending on the food type, that amounts to 1.3 tons of edible food that's tossed each year. The food industry creates up to 30% of the world's annual carbon emissions. That's not it, it creates more emissions once it's discarded to landfills.
Jordan Ruiz

7 shocking food waste statistics - 0 views

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    7 surprising facts about food waste
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    this blog is all about food waste in North America and the rest of the world. food waste is a shocking subject. This blog narrows the statistics of food waste to seven shocking ones.
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    this article shows how shocking food waste is with these statistics
Christina Mattson

Scary Facts About Landfills - 1 views

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    The rate of landfill filling up and how waste keeps on increasing. One landfill is closed a day because of the habbits the world has. How much of it could be saved?
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