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SFSI affiliate wins “Best Article Award for 2018” for paper linking GHG emissions and diet

A study led by SFSI affiliate Dr. Martin Heller, researcher at the Center for Sustainable Systems, has won Best Article Award for 2018, chosen from a shortlist of the most outstanding articles published last year by Environmental Research Letters. Congratulations, […]

Deconstructing the Family Meal: Are Characteristics of the Mealtime Environment Associated with the Healthfulness of Meals Served?

Authors: SFSI Faculty Affiliate Karen Peterson Published February 2019 in the Journal of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics By Eric Freedman Capital News Service Households that eat family-style meals together at the table with the TV off may have […]

Biodiversity and Agriculture: Nature’s Matrix and the Future of Conservation

Authors: SFSI Faculty Affiliates Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer Published December 2, 2019 by Food First When we were children, a long auto trip would require a stop every hour or so to clean the windshield of the insects that had […]

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