International

"As Ocean Fears Gather Pace, WTO Fishing Talks Stall"

"The oceans are under siege, campaigners warn, and fish stocks could collapse unless a global deal is struck swiftly to ban harmful fisheries subsidies. The World Trade Organization, meanwhile, can’t agree on who will head the committee to discuss the issue, according to sources close to the negotiations."

Source: Reuters, 10/02/2019

Climate Change Threatens World Fisheries, Food Billions of People Rely On

"The world's already overtaxed fisheries are being stressed to their limits by climate change, putting at risk a critical component of the world's diet. As temperatures rise, fish populations are projected to plummet and disappear in some regions, especially in the tropics."

Source: InsideClimate News, 10/01/2019

Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice

"Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills. But on Monday, in a remarkable turnabout, an international collaboration of researchers produced a series of analyses concluding that the advice, a bedrock of almost all dietary guidelines, is not backed by good scientific evidence."

Source: NY Times, 10/01/2019

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