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Thin Lei Win

Vegetarian diets not always the most climate-friendly, researchers say

17 Sep 2019

ROME, Sept 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It may be possible to help tackle climate change while still munching on the occasional bacon sandwich or slurping a few oysters, a new study suggested on Tuesday.

World must transform food production or face unrest, scientists warn

16 Sep 2019

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world must diversify its food production and consumption, or face damaging supply disruptions that could lead to suffering and social unrest, scientists warned on Monday.

World must transform food production or face unrest, scientists warn

16 Sep 2019

ROME, Sept 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world must diversify its food production and consumption, or face damaging supply disruptions that could lead to suffering and social unrest, scientists warned on Monday.

'Hidden' McDonald's and Nestle suppliers ignore climate risks

04 Sep 2019

ROME, Sept 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three-quarters of the world's largest meat, fish and dairy firms do not measure their greenhouse gas emissions, undermining the climate promises of high-street brands they supply, including McDonald's and Nestle, an investor index said on Wednesday.

Brace for food wars: science writer issues warning to world

30 Aug 2019

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world must act now to avoid conflict over food, land and water spreading from hot spots such as Syria to power centers like London and New York, according to a top science writer.

Brace for food wars: science writer issues warning to world

30 Aug 2019

ROME, Aug 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world must act now to avoid conflict over food, land and water spreading from hot spots such as Syria to power centres like London and New York, according to a top science writer.

Stop burning fields to cut smog and boost profits, scientists tell Indian farmers

09 Aug 2019

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every year, a choking smog descends on northwest India as the region's farmers burn their fields following the rice harvest - a phenomenon that has helped make New Delhi one of the world's most polluted cities.

Toxic mercury in fish rising with climate change and overfishing

07 Aug 2019

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change and overfishing are increasing levels of toxic mercury in cod and tuna, which can cause neurological disorders in children and babies whose mothers eat fish while pregnant, a study by Harvard scientists said on Wednesday.

Toxic mercury in fish rising with climate change and overfishing

07 Aug 2019

ROME, Aug 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change and overfishing are increasing levels of toxic mercury in cod and tuna, which can cause neurological disorders in children and babies whose mothers eat fish while pregnant, a study by Harvard scientists said on Wednesday.

Pigs for peace: winding back from war in Colombia

02 Aug 2019

QUEBRACHAL, Colombia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pigs, papayas and peppers are helping seal the peace in Colombia as villagers return to the land after decades of war.

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