Archive for February, 2015

  • Rivers Can be a Source of Antibiotic Resistance

    Monday, February 23rd, 2015

    Rivers and streams could be a major source of antibiotic resistance in the environment, according to new research from scientists at the University of Warwick’s School of Life Sciences and the University of Exeter Medical School, looking at the river Thames.
    The study found that greater numbers of resistant bacteria exist close to some waste water [...]

  • Agriculture must change

    Monday, February 23rd, 2015

    The model of agricultural production that predominates today is not suitable for the new food security challenges of the 21st century, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.
    While the numbers of the chronically hungry have been reduced by 100 million over the past decade, 805 million still go without enough to eat on a [...]