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Title: Union of Concerned Scientists: Food and Environment
Url: http://www.ucsusa.org/
Publisher: Union of Concerned Scientists
Description: The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) began as a collaboration between students and faculty members at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969, and is now an alliance of more than 250,000 citizens and scientists. There "Food and Agriculture" section of their website provides a trove of valuable information on sustainable food production and research. This section is divided into two main parts "Food & Agriculture Science and Impacts" and "Food & Agriculture Solutions". The Impacts section includes "Science in Agriculture", "Impacts of Industrial Agriculture", "Impacts of Genetic Engineering". Site visitors can also link to information about other UCS programs including Clean Vehicles, Global Warming, Clean Energy, and Scientific Integrity.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- General works -- Special aspects of agriculture as a whole, A-Z -- Biotechnology
Agriculture -- Agriculture (General) -- General works -- Special aspects of agriculture as a whole, A-Z -- Sustainable agriculture
Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Feeds and feeding. Animal nutrition -- Individual feed constituents, components, and feed additives, A-Z -- Antibiotics
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Food processing and manufacture -- Safety measures
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Periodicals, societies, etc. Food research institutes
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Biotechnology
Agriculture -- Sustainability
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
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Language: English
Rights: Union of Concerned Scientists
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-01-17 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-04-20 15:06:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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