Food and Agriculture Issues
Amnesty: Baga massacre deadliest in history of Boko Haram   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
- Observer Today - The 5-year insurgency killed more than 10,000 people last year, according to the Washington-based îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî. YOLA, Nigeria (AP) â Fleeing residents say hundreds of bodies...
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The Ukraine-Russia War   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
- ecfr.eu - Ukraine is at war with Russia. This has been said before, but it has never been more evident than it was during the fighting of the last two weeks. The conflict in the Donbas, which flared up again once the winter...
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Questions and Answers with Susan Mayne, the New Director of CFSAN   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA)
- FDA - Susan Mayne, Ph.D., is the new director of the îCenter for Food Safety and Applied Nutritionî at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She comes to the FDA from Yale University, where she was the C.-E.A....
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20 years in and bogged down, what's the way forward for the WTO'   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
- Japan Today - Having marked its 20th anniversary earlier this month, the îWorld Trade Organizationî must move quickly from celebrating to soul-searching when some of its members convene in Switzerland this week....
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As MOX Costs Keep Rising, Critics Push for Options   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Engineering News-Record - "It's time to pursue cheaper, safer alternatives," added Edwin Lyman, a scientist with the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS). In a press statement addressing the DOE report, Lyman said...
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Six must-do steps before buying a home   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Consumer Federation of America
- Buffalo News - Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an experienced owner, buying a house requires a âpreflight check,â says Barry Zigas, director of housing policy for the îConsumer Federation of...
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MSU partners with UN to defend inland fisheries   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
- MSU Today - A memorandum of understanding between Michigan State University and the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî calls for close cooperation in elevating the profile of inland fisheries in...
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Northeast Blizzard: Nature + Climate Change = Worse   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
- Union of Concerned Scientists - Below is a statement by Robert Mera, a îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî Kendall fellow and meteorologist. âItâs a natural phenomenonâa dramatic and rapid drop in...
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"Price Optimization" Puts The Screws To Loyal Car Insurance Customers   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : Consumer Federation of America
- The Street - The practice is under review by some state insurance regulators, thanks to the spotlight shined on it by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî (CFA). The CFA, a consumer advocacy group, recently pointed to...
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New Saudi leaders to press economic diversification   
(Tuesday - January 27, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
- Economic Times - During Abdullah's "transformative" rule, Saudi Arabia joined the G20 group of major world economies as well as the îWorld Trade Organizationî. "Foreign direct investment grew at an average rate of 10...
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