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EU Limits Tuna Fishing

1st March 2007
The preservation of dwindling tuna fish stocks is set to receive a boost as the EU prepares to introduce cuts in the allowed size of catches, web-based environmental news service ENN reports.

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Supermarkets: The naked truth

The Ecologist
| 15th January 2006
The Ecologist September 2004 issue caused a sensation with its report on supermarkets: From the chemicals in a bagged salad to the destruction of local shops the report reveals all the facts the supermarkets don't want you to know...

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Permanent Global Summertime

Joanna Blythman
| 1st September 2004
As the supermarket doors glide open there they are – cosmetically perfect, irresistibly firm, brilliantly coloured fruit and vegetables. And yet, when you get them home, they taste of nothing. Is it the way you cooked them, or have you just selected badly? No, you’ve been conned.

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Special Report Supermarkets: UK Apple Market

Felicity Lawrence
| 1st September 2004
We were being given 20 to 21 pence a kilo, they were selling them in the stores at twice that, and we needed 32 pence to break even. The prices would change by the day, and then they’d take 60 to 90 days to pay you.

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Solutions for a farming future

Steven Gorelick
| 7th June 2000
Steven Gorelick lays out just a few of the policy changes, priority shifts and new approaches that could help save rural life, and lead to more sustainable farming

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Sausages, sauerkraut and cheese

Sally Fallon
| 6th June 2000
How can the small, conscientious farmer survive in today’s ruthless, modern marketplace? How, in a system designed for giants, can the midget hope to prosper? Sally Fallon suggests ways that local food culture could be rejuvenated

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