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What happens when there are 9 billion mouths to feed

Apr 16, 2014
This month's National Geographic explores why 2 billion extra mouths could mean disaster.

Half of world's food is thrown out, wasted: Study

Jan 10, 2013
Up to half the world’s food is wasted -- that’s the conclusion of a study by Britain’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Posted In: Food for 9 Billion, food and drink, climate change, energy, waste

Four steps toward a climate-friendly diet

Dec 17, 2012
We won’t stop climate change through individual action alone, but together, we can make a real difference. Here are some steps to climate-friendly habits.
Posted In: climate change, diet, Food, sustainability

Bringing the climate fight to the table

Dec 17, 2012
Low-emissions cooking aims to slow global warming one plate at a time -- with good food.
Posted In: Food for 9 Billion, climate change, Food, sustainability

Greece's diet crisis: Greeks abandon traditional foods, and an obesity epidemic is the result

Oct 29, 2012
More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
Posted In: Greece, obesity, food and drink

Supermarket sweepstakes: Africa's small farmers encounter the modern grocery store

Sep 26, 2012
The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
Posted In: Africa, grocery store, farmers, Food

Spilled and spoiled: Exploring two worlds of food waste

Aug 27, 2012
An alarming amount of the food we produce is never eaten. It’s a huge waste of land, water, labor, fuel and other resources. How to limit the losses? That depends on where we live.
Posted In: Senegal, milk, Food, waste

Spilled and spoiled: In the U.S., consumers are the food wasters

Aug 27, 2012
Where food is cheap and plentiful, consumers are the biggest wasters -- whether at home, in restaurants or at school. But how much of this waste is preventable?
Posted In: Food, waste, milk

The hidden costs of hamburgers

Aug 2, 2012
Americans love hamburgers -- we each eat an average of three a week. But what are the hidden costs?
Posted In: hamburgers

Vietnam expands fish farms, not without risk

Jul 23, 2012
Soon most seafood consumed worldwide will be farmed, not wild. Vietnamese farmers are raising pangasius -- sold in U.S. and European markets as "catfish" -- on an industrial scale, while researchers and environmentalists seek to make fish farming both efficient and environmentally safe.
Posted In: fish farm, Vietnam, aquaculture, asia, Food for 9 Billion

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