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Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh appears in the following:

The FDA, Antibiotics, and Animal Feed

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Antibiotic resistance claims 23,000 lives a year in the U.S.—and the overuse of antibiotics in livestock plays a role. Bryan Walsh looks at whether the FDA doing all it can to protect Americans, and looks at why antibiotics are used in animal feed in the first place and the risks of that practice. He’s written “New Report Says FDA Allowed “High Risk” Antibiotics to Be Used on Farm Animals.”

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Dying Honeybees

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Time magazine’s environmental editor Bryan Walsh looks at the causes behind mass bee deaths — a mixture of new pesticides, parasitic mites and bacterial disease within the colonies — and what the potential death of the honeybee could mean for our future. His article “The Death of Bees” is in the August 19 issue of Time.  

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California's Cap and Trade

Thursday, January 31, 2013

On January 1, California launched its cap and trade program, and it  was recently upheld in a court ruling. Time magazine Senior Editor Bryan Walsh discusses the program and why the country's most populous state is tackling climate change.

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Will The Durban Agreement Save The Climate?

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Environment and energy reporter for Time Magazine Bryan Walsh on the recent agreement among the world's leaders to work toward a climate accord that includes both developed and developing nations. 

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The Future of Fish

Monday, July 11, 2011

Time magazine’s Bryan Walsh discusses farmed fish. Fish are the last wild food, but our oceans are being picked clean. His article “The End of the Line” investigates whether farming fish can take the place of catching them.

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Natural Gas Developments

Friday, April 15, 2011

Bryan Walsh, environment and energy reporter for Time and the man behind the Ecocentric blog, to discuss recent natural gas news, from a report about its true carbon impact, T. Boone Pickens investing heavily, and fracking concerns.

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Backstory: The Food Safety Bill

Thursday, December 02, 2010

On Tuesday, the Senate passed a bill that would overhaul the nation’s food safety system. On this week’s Backstory, Time staff writer Bryan Walsh explains what’s in the Food Safety and Modernization Act, how it aims to improve food safety and minimize recalls, and how it compares to food safety systems in other countries.

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Meat on Drugs

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration recently called for limiting the overuse of antibiotics in farm animals, over concerns that the practice is leading to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Time magazine staff writer Bryan Walsh and Maryn McKenna, author of Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA, discuss the practice of putting antibiotics in animal feed, the public-health problems it poses, and the challenges the FDA faces in issuing stricter policies for reducing the practice.

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Sticky Situation

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Bryan Walsh, staff writer for Time Magazine, talks about the oil spill cleanup efforts in the Gulf Coast. Joining him will be Tom MacKenzie, spokesman for the  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to talk about physically finding and cleaning birds covered in oil.

Video: Cleaning an Oil-Soaked Bird

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U.N. Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

As the UN Climate Change conference enters its second day in Copenhagen, Time staff writer Bryan Walsh describes what we can expect over the next two weeks, what the 15,000 delegates are talking about, and whether yesterday’s announcement that the EPA has determined that greenhouse gasses must be regulated will ...

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The High Price of Cheap Food

Friday, August 28, 2009

Bryan Walsh, who wrote the cover story for the August 31st issue of Time magazine, "Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food," tells us about the high cost of cheap food. Somewhere in Iowa, a pig is being raised in a confined pen, packed tightly with ...

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Four Days a Week

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Time Magazine staff writer Bryan Walsh writes about Utah's successful experiment with a 4-day workweek, then NYS Assemblyman Mike Gianaris (D-36, Queens) talks about why he wants the 4-day workweek instituted in New York State.

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Getting Things Done

Thursday, August 27, 2009

The state of Utah is experimenting with a four-day workweek and, guess what? It’s working. Bryan Walsh of Time explains why. Plus, the Lifehacking series continues with tips on how to collaborate with others efficiently; why (most) humans aren’t as fast as animals; and analysis of the first mayoral debate.