VIDEO: Do Polar Bears Eat Fast Food Too?

September 25, 2014 by  
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A polar bear caught chomping on a goose egg. No fries with that, though. We humans have been seeing a trend towards slow food, but it looks like polar bears may be headed in the opposite direction. Joshua Davis, Michael Kirby Smith and James Gorman recently made a fascinating video for the New York Times about how scientists in the Western Hudson Bay have observed polar bears gorging themselves on easy-to-grab goose eggs (with some bears eating 200-300 nests of eggs in a 96 hour period) instead of partaking in their traditional meal of seals. But what does this dining drift mean in terms of climate change? Read on for the full video. Read the rest of VIDEO: Do Polar Bears Eat Fast Food Too? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate scientists , global warming , global warming polar bears , james gorman , Joshua Davis , Michael Kirby Smith , polar bear food , polar bears , polar bears eating geese , polar bears eggs , seals , Western Hudson Bay

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You’ll Never Look at Fast Food Vegetables the Same Way After Reading This

May 30, 2014 by  
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Temporary workers are supposed to be contracted for a short period of time – but companies are increasingly using temp work as a way to circumvent labor standards and exploit workers. Reporters from Capital & Main just revealed one of the worst temp labor exploitation offenders when they investigated Taylor Farms, the world’s largest fresh-cut vegetable producer. California-based Taylor Farms employs hundreds of temp workers, some of whom have been with the company for a decade. But these workers often receive no benefits, are paid minimum wage , can be fired with no notice and face insurmountable obstacles when trying to file for workers’ compensation. And chances are, if you’ve ever eaten at a chain restaurant or shopped at Costco, Target, Walmart or Kroger, you have purchased Taylor Farms’ products. Read the rest of You’ll Never Look at Fast Food Vegetables the Same Way After Reading This Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: contract worker exploitation , contract workers , Contract workers rights , farm worker exploitation , fast food , fast food industry , fast food worker exploitation , fast food worker rights , labor worker exploitation , Taylor Farms , Taylor Farms California , Taylor Farms contract workers , Taylor Farms fast food , Taylor Farms fast food workers , Taylor Farms labor , Taylor Farms workers , temp labor , Temp worker exploitation , Temp worker rights

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Fast Food Diorama Forces You to Question Your Perception of Reality

February 18, 2014 by  
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Japanese Fast Food Chain to Grow Crops 60 Miles From Fukushima

October 2, 2013 by  
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Fast food chain Yoshinoya Holdings has announced plans to grow rice, cabbage, and onions a mere 100 km (60 miles) away from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant . The company is known for their “gyudon”, or bowls of stewed beef over rice. Forming a joint venture with local farmers, they are seeking to save money and support the regional economy by supplying their own vegetables. Read the rest of Japanese Fast Food Chain to Grow Crops 60 Miles From Fukushima Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fast food chain , fukushima daiichi power plant , gyudon , Japan , japanese tsunami , nuclear plant cleanup effort , nuclear plant meltdown , radioactive water , shirakawa , TEPCO , yoshinoya holdings        

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October 2, 2013 by  
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Fast food chain Yoshinoya Holdings has announced plans to grow rice, cabbage, and onions a mere 100 km (60 miles) away from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant . The company is known for their “gyudon”, or bowls of stewed beef over rice. Forming a joint venture with local farmers, they are seeking to save money and support the regional economy by supplying their own vegetables. Read the rest of Japanese Fast Food Chain to Grow Crops 60 Miles From Fukushima Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fast food chain , fukushima daiichi power plant , gyudon , Japan , japanese tsunami , nuclear plant cleanup effort , nuclear plant meltdown , radioactive water , shirakawa , TEPCO , yoshinoya holdings        

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Marko Manriquez’s Burritob0t is a 3D Burrito Printer That Explores Our Fascination With Fast Food

June 21, 2012 by  
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Marko Manriquez has designed the Burritob0t , an incredible 3D printer that can whip up an edible burrito in just a few minutes! The recent New York University graduate created the contraption as his thesis for NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications program. Manriquez describes the Burritob0t as the merging of gastronomy with digital fabrication. Could his invention eventually usurp the food truck? Read the rest of Marko Manriquez’s Burritob0t is a 3D Burrito Printer That Explores Our Fascination With Fast Food Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d burrito printer , 3d printer , 3D printing , arduino , Burritob0t , burritos , diy burrito maker , Marko Manriquez , new york university

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Buenos Aires’ Newly Opened ‘Picnic’ Is the City’s First Vegan Fast Food Restaurant

May 2, 2012 by  
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Fast Food Packaging Study Finds McD’s, Starbucks are Green Leaders

February 23, 2012 by  
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McDonald's and Starbucks stand out at leading examples of what fast food companies should do to lower the impacts of their packaging.

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Greening Fast Food Packaging: A Roadmap to Best Practices

February 23, 2012 by  
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Read about the eight key steps fast food companies should take to make packaging more environmentally friendly.

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February 23, 2012 by  
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