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ECI Food Research team receive 'Food System Resilience' Programme Coordination Award

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — The ECI is pleased to announce that Dr John Ingram and the ECI's Food research team have been awarded the 'Food System Resilience' programme coordination award to support knowledge exchange and translate research outputs. 26/09/16 26 September 2016 - read more + Read More
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Innovative food systems teaching and learning programme to improve food security and environmental outcomes.

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — Hefce have awarded funding to a consortium of 5 universities to offer post-graduate training on food systems in order to address the urgent need for a workforce skilled in food systems thinking. 15/07/15 15 Jul 2015 - read more + Read More
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Food sovereignty and sharing the future of the herring in the North Pacific

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http://iucn.org — A new project with Dr Thomas Thornton and the IUCN examines the trans-Pacific herring trade-puzzle, which leads to overfishing and low prices, and seek wisdom from Tinglit communities who sustainably harvest herring food. 16/07/15 16 Jul 2015 - read more + Read More
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Prestigious award given to Tara Garnett for her research on sustainable food systems.

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — Dr Tara Garnett has been presented the 2015 Premio Daniel Carasso award at a ceremony in Madrid today for her commitment to reducing the food system's impact on the climate through research and dialogue. 17/09/15 17 Sep 2015 - read more + Read More
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Better models to forecast effects of environmental change on food webs

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Ppredator-feeding behavior, global warming, and nutrient enrichment affect the basic building blocks of food webs, says a new dissertation. Just a small increase in temperature or in the availability of a limited nutrient can theoretically push the populations of predators and their prey from stable coexistence at approximately constant densities to wild oscillations, or even to predator extincti Read More
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Changing the food system to provide sustainable healthy diets

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — Dr Tara Garnett, leader of the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN), articulates the need for a strong policy focus on sustainable healthy diets, and assesses the current state of research and understanding on the relationship between health and sustainability. 21/09/16 21 September 2016 - read more + Read More
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Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand, say scientists

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world’s three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas, new research suggests. Read More
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ECI signs the Oxford Good Food Charter

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http://www.agileox.org — The Environmental Change Institute has become the first part of Oxford University to sign the Good Food Oxford Charter - the city's statement of vision for a vibrant, healthy and sustainable food system. 23/11/15 23 Nov 2015 - read more + Read More
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Monsanto and Bayer: food and agriculture just took a turn for the worst

Posted by External 8 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — Bayer's $66 billion takeover of Monsanto represents another big click on the ratchet of corporate power over farming and food, writes Colin Todhunter. With the 'big six' of global agribusiness now set to turn into the 'even bigger three', farmers and consumers are facing more GMOs and pesticides, less choice, and deeper price gouging. Agroecology has never looked more attracti Read More
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Connecting the Theory to the Reality of 'Good Food'

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http://www.agileox.org — New blog post on the AgileOx website by ECI intern Rachel Friedman, who is part way through her internship with Good Food Oxford. 25/11/15 27 Nov 2015 - read more + Read More
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Freshwater stingrays chew their food just like a goat

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A new study has found that some freshwater stingrays from the Amazon chew their food in a similar fashion as mammals. Read More
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