Thursday June 16, 2016

Researchers from the University of Leeds and Nottingham conducted this study, investigating how the environment influences women's dietary habits.

According to the study, In the U.K. "on average, no population group meets current dietary recommendations". Factors which influence nutrition can be complex and include social, economic, demographic, environmental and individual aspects. Understanding those factors however can help promote a healthier dietary choice.

Read more.

(Source: UK Data Service)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Thursday Jun 16, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday June 15, 2016

Origins and primary regions of diversity of agricultural crops was created by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).

It shows where the world's most used crops originated.

For example, potatoes and tomatoes come from the Andes; watermelon from southern Africa; bananas originate from south and southeast asia and ; blueberries from North America.

(Source: Kottke)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Wednesday Jun 15, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday June 01, 2016

New to the collection. Government information on a variety of topics, published by the European Union between 2014 and 2016.

1. Benefit of continental flood early warning systems to reduce the impact of flood disasters

2. Comorbidity of substance use and mental disorders in Europe

3. The EU regional human development index

4. Rapid alert system for food and feed: keeping an eye on your food

5. Remediated sites and brownfields: success stories in Europe

6. EU open data: the basics for EU data providers

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Wednesday Jun 01, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share