food cycle


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Noun1.food cycle - (ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chainsfood cycle - (ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
food chain - (ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member
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"I think the balti will survive and I wouldn't be surprised if, as part of the food cycle, it becomes popular again.
He explained, "micro plastic, which can't be seen with naked eye, when comes in contact with heat, it is converted into smaller particles causing air pollution and become part of food cycle of human, fish, wildlife and mammals in land by putting their lives at heightening danger."
With a significant investment in an on site bio digester, they're completing the food cycle by turning food waste into compost for their coastal gardens.
The food cycle for human survival is based on plants and also helps in absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2), odors and other environmental pollutants, he added.
It aims to give everyone an opportunity to lead change and experience the entire food cycle with hands in the soil, in the kitchen, and in the compost.
In May, Deliveroo acquired Maple, a New York-based food delivery company that sought to own the entire process of the food cycle, from sourcing, to preparation, to delivery.
While this is certainly not a comprehensive list, it's a peek into the seasonal food cycle on our farm.
Workers will end up piling sludgy piles of microfibers, which in turn will end up in the ocean or in the ground as landfill, ending up either way in our food cycle.
Opportunities for action to decrease nitrogen (N) release to the environment in the food cycle (after Galloway et al.
SproutsIO will move growers from the end of the supply chain to the center of the food cycle making a deeper connection with food possible, fostering a new, healthier lifestyle through Personal Produce.
Bees play a crucial role in the food cycle and, without their pollen gathering, many crops would die.