13 Ways the EU Beats the U.S. on Food Safety
How does the U.S. stack up against the European Union (EU) on food safety issues? In addition to restrictions on pesticide use in food production, the EU also has remarkably different standards when it comes to matters such as GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals and other additives. The editors of YES! Magazine created this great infographic highlighting 13 ways "Europe does food production safer, cleaner and kinder."
The move comes after regional authorities declared a state of emergency over the weekend after sightings of more than 50 bears in the town of Belushya Guba since December.
This year's letter from Bill and Melinda Gates focused on nine things that surprised them. For the Microsoft-cofounder, one thing he was surprised to learn was the massive amount of new buildings the planet should expect in the coming decades due to urban population growth.
"The number of buildings in the world is going to double by 2060. It's like we're going to build a new New York City every month for the next 40 years," he said.