A city known for industry, Detroit is now rallying individuals and corporations around waste and dirt: Pashon Murray is leading the composting collaboration for the climate, economy, and future generation.
“With the right kind of motivation and education, young people can actually become the change we so desperately need” in the health system, says Drescher.
Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.
With the dust now settled from the 2019 SXSW festival, and with Earth Day’s 49th anniversary on the horizon, wasted food and its environmental impact has been on our minds.
Many forgotten foods may hold the key to improving the livelihoods of farmers, reducing hunger, and mitigating the effects of climate change.
While agricultural production of fruits and vegetables has surged in recent decades, millions of Ethiopians are still not eating them. Children are hit the hardest by poor-quality diets, with millions suffering from growth-limiting stunting.
Canada’s much anticipated revised food guide includes some major changes, like suggestions to eat more plant-based proteins and reduce consumption of processed foods.