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Three Food Resolutions We Can All Make

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The global community needs to make three important New Years resolutions as part of the Milan Charter in 2015 in order to create a food system that makes hunger, obesity, food waste, and injustice part of the past.

The Hidden Costs Of Environmentally-Damaging Businesses

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green

OSLO, April 15 (Reuters) - Coal-fired power generation in Asia and cattle ranching in South America are the most damaging businesses for nature with...

Larger Predator Fish Rapidly Vanishing

Washington Post | Marc Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over the past 100 years, some two-thirds of the large predator fish in the ocean have been caught and consumed by humans, and in the decades ahead the...

Natural Value at Bargain Prices

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

2010 was supposed to be the year that the world reversed the loss of biodiversity. Countries have failed to reach this target, however, and species a...

Scientist: Mass Extinction Happening Unlike Anything The World Has Seen Since Dinosaurs Disappeared | John Vidal, Environment Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to the UN Environment Programme, the Earth is in the midst of a mass extinction of life. Scientists estimate that 150-200 species of plant, ...

Greening the Blue

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

This year, the UN is launching a new public web site that records the carbon footprint of just about every UN agency. The first step in solving a problem is figuring out its true scope and being transparent about it.