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Half of tree species in the Amazon at risk of extinction, say scientists

Nov 20, 2015

Half of tree species in the Amazon at risk of extinction, say scientists
Damian Carrington

If deforestation continues at current rate, 57% of the 15,000 tree species will be in danger, including Brazil nut, cacao and açai

EU drops food waste and marine litter reduction targets, leak reveals

Nov 20, 2015

EU drops food waste and marine litter reduction targets, leak reveals
Arthur Neslen

Weakened draft regulations omit a new law that would have obliged countries to reduce waste by 30% by 2025

The EU has dropped a plan to pressure countries into cutting food waste and marine litter by nearly a third, documents seen by the Guardian show.

The law would have obliged countries to reduce food waste 30% by 2025 with national strategies for their retail, distribution, manufacturing and hospitality and household sectors.

Live animal export rules to be reviewed by Productivity Commission inquiry

Nov 19, 2015

Live animal export rules to be reviewed by Productivity Commission inquiry
Daniel Hurst Political correspondent

Focus of inquiry will be ‘unnecessarily burdensome, complex or redundant’ regulations in the agricultural sector, including environmental regulations

Live animal export rules and environmental measures will be reviewed as part of a Productivity Commission inquiry into regulations affecting Australian farm businesses.

FDA approves genetically modified salmon in agency first

Nov 19, 2015

FDA approves genetically modified salmon in agency first
Oliver Milman in New York

This marks the first engineered animal product to be approved for sale although GM food such as soy and corn are already available

The production and consumption of genetically engineered salmon has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, marking the first time that a genetically modified animal product has been cleared for sale in the US.

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