Monthly Archives: June 2008

Tune Into BIO

During your stay in San Diego tune to the following channel to view show highlights and featured sponsors on the BIO hotel broadcast that will be aired June 15th through the 20th. Embassy Suites San Diego Bay: Channel #34 Hotel Del Coronado: Channel #41 Hyatt Regency Islandia Hotel & Marina: Channel #43 Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego: Channel #42 Marriott San Diego Hotel & Marina: Channel #37 Omni San Diego Hotel: Channel #18 Sheraton San Read More >

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Weather, Not Biofuels Contributes to Food Crisis

Could it be, that weather, not biofuels, are responsible for the increase in corn prices?  That is what Tim of Environmental Economics suggests.   Citing rains and floods, as being responsible for leaving 4 million acres unplanted (according to the AP),  Tim quotes the AP, “That would likely lift corn prices further, forcing consumers to pay higher grocery bills for meat and pork, as livestock producers would be forced to pass on higher animal feed costs Read More >

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A Sustainable Green Revolution

The Washington Post last week called for “a greener revolution” that would restore the world’s ability to feed itself at widely affordable prices. “The next green revolution must be ‘greener’ than the first; it must achieve higher production through the wisest possible application of scarce resources. The Financial Times of London also called for “a second green revolution” that would help grow more food on the same amount of land. The paper’s editorialist called for Read More >

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Flickr: BIOPhotos / Twitter: BIO2008

Our community is growing and can be found online on any number of social networks, and the BIO recognizes that.  That’s why we’ve put together this blog, BIO on the Road, and it’s also why have launched several other social networks.  Along with our YouTube BIOchannel and BIO Convention FaceBook group – we’ve created Flickr photo albums and a Twitter group Our official show photographers will be taking some great images of the show floor, keynotes, press conferences, Read More >

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