Recent studies show that improper diet and exercise may not be the only factors contributing to the obesity epidemic.
Women play a crucial role in the West African artisan fishing industry, which is an important part of the economy and culture in the Ivory Coast.
As access to healthy and affordable food becomes a more pressing public issue, governments, organizations and individuals implement new and varied solutions.
Chicago-based company uses innovative farming methods to produce fresh, local greens while minimizing environmental impact.
Goldman Prize winner, Rossano Ercolini fought to keep a waste incinerator from being built in his village and advocated for sustainable waste management.
Goldman Prize winner, Nohra Padilla, fought for workers rights and recycling policy in Bogota, Colombia.
Kimberly Wasserman, 2013 Goldman Environmental Prize winner, saved her community from the environmental damage of a toxic power plant.
Many food producers sell meat products treated with antibiotics. Growing concerns about human health effects give rise to calls for labeling and alternatives.