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Studies Show Exposure to Certain Chemicals May Increase Risk of Obesity

Recent studies show that improper diet and exercise may not be the only factors contributing to the obesity epidemic.

IYFF: Women Crucial to Success of Artisan Fisheries in Abidjan

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.

Five Innovative Solutions From “Food Desert” Activists

As access to healthy and affordable food becomes a more pressing public issue, governments, organizations and individuals implement new and varied solutions.

Changing the Way Chicago Produces Greens

Chicago-based company uses innovative farming methods to produce fresh, local greens while minimizing environmental impact.

Goldman Environmental Prize Recipient: Rossano Ercolini

Goldman Prize winner, Rossano Ercolini fought to keep a waste incinerator from being built in his village and advocated for sustainable waste management.

Goldman Environmental Prize Recipient for Sustainable Development: Nohra Padilla

Goldman Prize winner, Nohra Padilla, fought for workers rights and recycling policy in Bogota, Colombia.

2013 Goldman Environmental Prize Recipient: Kimberly Wasserman

Kimberly Wasserman, 2013 Goldman Environmental Prize winner, saved her community from the environmental damage of a toxic power plant.

As Antibiotic Use in Food Animals Rises, So Does Public Concern

Many food producers sell meat products treated with antibiotics. Growing concerns about human health effects give rise to calls for labeling and alternatives.

Can Changing Your Front Lawn Change the Way You Eat?

Edible Estates and Michael Pollan question traditional front lawns. Instead they are asking, how would our food system change if everyone gardened at home?