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Mozambique's Coconut Graveyards

Crystal Wells | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Crystal Wells

Mozambique was once one of the largest coconut producers in the world. Today, reports estimate that as much as half of the country's coconut trees have been destroyed, making it impossible to sustain the same level of production.

The Real Health Care Bill Is Passing in Silence

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Danielle Nierenberg

The Farm Bill influences what we eat, what we eat influences our health, and as a country we are very unhealthy.

U.S. Corn, Soybeans In Worst Condition Since 1988

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home

* Soybean prices set record high, corn soars on drought fears * Weekly crop conditions see sharpest decline in nine years ...

Global Food Security: An Uphill Battle That Must Be Won

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

This past Thursday, on the 10th of November 2011, former U.N. Secretary-General, Kofi Annan delivered a speech at Stanford University on the occasion ...