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A Narrowing Global Food Supply Will Make Us All Fat, Sick And Less Safe, Study Says

Huffington Post: The world's reliance on narrow range of foods will lead to an increase in diseases like diabetes and a food supply that is more vulnerable to environmental changes like global warming, a new study warns. Human diets around the globe have become more and more similar throughout the past five decades, to the point that people currently get 90 percent of their calories, protein and fat from the same 50 crops, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

Eastern Alberta Oil Spills Continue; Cause Is Still Unknown

Huffington Post: Four recent oil spills at a major oil sands extraction site in Canada's Alberta province are still leaking oil into the ground, and officials aren't sure what caused them. Bob Curran, a spokesman for the Alberta Energy Regulator, which is charged with regulating the oil industry in Alberta, told The Huffington that exact details surrounding the May and June spills that occurred at the Primrose extraction site operated by Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. are still unknown. Further complicating...