Headlines from 5/30/12

A sampling of headlines relating to sustainability and sustainable agriculture…

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/05/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-energy-security/257525/#.T8ZIAyCNCq8.google_plusone_share

-Excellent discussion of the difference between energy independence and energy security. Wonderful graphics.

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/29/11941078-fish-farm-in-14th-floor-bronx-apartment-landlord-neighbors-object#.T8ZF6ElqJ0k.google_plusone_share

-A quick look into how sustainable food producing technology intersects with day-to-day life.  Although both aquaculture and aquaponics have many applications in an urban setting, not all settings are appropriate…

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/michelle-obama/9296716/Michelle-Obama-launches-White-House-Kitchen-Garden-book.htm

-The First Lady talks about the White House garden and the history of American kitchen gardens.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/20/magazine/last-ones-left-in-treece-kan-a-toxic-town.html?smid=go-share

-A haunting and sobering tale of the legacies of resource extraction – sadly, Treece, Kansas is only one of 112 such sites in the United States.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/03/magazine/craig-venters-bugs-might-save-the-world.html?pagewanted=1&smid=go-share

-Nothing could possibly go wrong!

Check back next week for more headlines.

Written by Ariel Chesnutt

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