STACY SQUIRES/STUFF Dangers of being left behind by the market: Grow 2019 attendees considers the ag future. Scary things are coming down the road for New Zealand's food industry. Like Glyph "molecular" whiskey. Raymond McCauley, chair of biotechnology at Silicon Valley's Singularity University, already has his audience at Grow 2019 – a ministry-backed futurist conference – gripped by what is brewing elsewhere. World agriculture is about to be remade, he warns. It is the Green Revolution 2.0 – cracking the problem of how to feed a planet that is going to be home to about 10 billion people by 2050 without completely trashing it in the process. READ MORE:* The future of everything: Why the third industrial revolution is a risk to NZGetting inside the science of flavour The biosecurity threats to the New Zealand economyDamien O'Connor's council to tackle future direction of primary sector McCauley says the numbers are brutal. By mid-century, … [Read more...] about Does NZ win or lose as world agriculture gets remade for a planet of 10b?
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From this evening, British democracy has a new HQ. Modestly placed part way between the Palace of Westminster and the Magna Carta memorial at Runnymede, Putney parish church is now a living monument to the story of English liberty. And it is all thanks to Guardian readers. In summer 2006, G2 ran a competition to unearth Britain's radical past. We argued that despite major advances over the past 10 years in opening up popular understandings of "heritage", the radical inheritance was still not nearly as well represented as it could and should be. For the most part, it was the cathedrals and castles that continued to dominate the national memory. The stories, monuments and myths that traditionally linked progressive people with their heroic past had steadily retreated from public consciousness. As Nick Mansfield of the People's History Museum, Manchester, put it, "In the past, conservation planners and architectural historians have concentrated on protecting buildings of artistic value or … [Read more...] about A jewel of democracy
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The co-pilot of financier Jeffrey Epstein’s private plane, dubbed the “Lolita express”, told private investigator Mike Fisten that Bill Clinton flew on his jet "numerous times”. The sleuth hired in 2009 by Brad Edwards, an attorney for Epstein’s victims, told Jesse Watters on "Watters' World" that the former US president used it 26 times. "Hillary [Clinton] never flew on the plane - that we knew of. She was never recorded going on the plane and no one’s ever seen her on the plane. [Chelsea Clinton] was never with him”, he recalled his conversation with the co-pilot. Fisten, a former Miami-Dade police officer, also revealed other peculiarities that he claims he has learned about the jet from the co-pilot. He allegedly told the investigator he flew the financier "all over the world", alleging his passenger hired very young stewardesses, who looked like minors according to him and were to wear outfits resembling "candy stripers”, he claimed. … [Read more...] about Co-Pilot of Jeffrey Epstein’s Jet Reveals Bill Clinton Was Frequent Guest – Investigator
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure oi-Praveen By Praveen Kumar | Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 9:08 [IST] Did you think that only smokers are at a risk of suffering lung cancer? Well, whether you smoke or not, you might be breathing in toxic fumes if you are living in a polluted city. And yes, smoking habit raises the risk at an alarming rate! And smokers raise the risk of passive smokers too! Also Read: Do Smokers Lungs Heal? Like any other cancer, even lung cancer can kill. And prevention is always far safer than cure. So, if you wish to know about lung cancer risk and how to prevent it, here are some points that might help you. Fact #1 One habit that can raise the risk of lung cancer by 250% is smoking. Yes, if you smoke, you are more at a risk compared to non smokers. Fact #2 Another risk factor is exposure to pollution. If you are living in an area where the smoke in the air is too high, your risk of lung cancer could increase. Also Read: Is … [Read more...] about How To Reduce The Risk Of Lung Cancer