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September 18, 2013

Waste Not... 

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Reducing Food Waste Could Reduce Food Need In Future

Food waste accounts for 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gasses a year. Meanwhile 870 million people go hungry every day.

December 9, 2011

'Bottoming Out' 

food sacks

World Food Prices Fall For Fifth Month

The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization looked at 55 food groups to determine the prices for the month of November.

August 15, 2011

World Food Crisis 

Somali mother and child

Somali Food Aid Being Stolen, Sold

Food aid meant to reach starving Somalis has been stolen and sold, the Associated Press reported after an investigation.

February 28, 2011

World Food Crisis 

Melinda and Bill Gates

Gates Foundation Gives $70 Million To Address World Food Crisis

The Gates Foundation hopes to address hunger in developing nations by financing agricultural research. But beware - Monsanto is involved.

October 15, 2010

Weekly Roundup Oct. 15, 2010 

man preparing sorghum

Weekly Roundup: Global Hunger, GM Corn And School Lunches

Learn what can curb global hunger, why economics may stop GM corn and celebrate School Lunch Week.

October 13, 2010

Fighting Hunger 

man preparing sorghum

What Will End Global Hunger?

With an ever expanding population added to the millions already experiencing hunger, how can individuals and governments feed everyone in the future?

August 13, 2009

Climate Change 

A smoke stack surrounded by pollution.

Wealthy Nations Agree To Cut CO2 Emissions, US Lags Behind

The United Nations has announced that industrialized nations around the world have agreed to cut CO2 emissions, but the US still lags behind.

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