High nutritional quality is not associated with low greenhouse gas emissions in self-selected diets of French adults

submitted by: Nicole Darmon
Background: Healthy diets are supposed to be more environmentally friendly because they rely mainly on plant-based foods, which have lower greenhouse gas emissions (GHGEs) per unit weight than do animal-based foods. Objectives: The objectives were to estimate the GHGEs associated with the consumption of self-selected diets in France and to analyze their relation with the nutritional quality of diets. Design: For each adult in the national dietary Individual and National Survey on Food...
Authors: Florent Vieux, Louis-Georges Soler, Djilali Touazi, Nicole Darmon

Aptamer Data from Base Pair Biotechnologies

submitted by: BasePairBio

Aptamers have until recently been tightly held by IP restrictions, Base Pair Biotechnologies Founder Bill Jackson presents information and data they have generated on aptmers in diverse assays such as biosensor and lateral flow. Presentation is from the American Society for Cell Biology meeting Dec 16, 2012

Economy-Wide Estimates of Climate-Induced Impacts on Philippine Agriculture: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Arvin B. Vista, Assistant Professor, College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Banos,
Philippines. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

A System for Monitoring the Effects of Climate on the Flux and Availability of Water Resources in the Drylands of Eastern Africa

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Laban MacOpiyo, Lecturer, University of Nairobi, Kenya. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Eliciting Factors Affecting Fish Kill through Participatory Approaches: A Tool for the Development of a Predictive Fish Kill Model

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Damasa B. Magcale-Macandog, Professor, UPLB CAS, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Building Climate Resilient Communities through Community Based Adaptation Planning and Action: Empirical Evidences from Nepal

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Dharam Uprety, Forestry and Climate Change Manager, Multi Stakeholders Forestry Programme, Nepal. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.