Gender Equality and Food Insecurity—We Need Everyone at The Table
Is this rise in global food insecurity an unfortunate triple crisis, or a predictable shock we’ll see amid gender inequities and insufficient governance and international cooperation?
Trolling Is Taking a Toll on Science Journalism
Science journalists say they face threats of online harassment — and that newsrooms are doing little to protect them.
How trees and forests reduce risks from climate change
Across the globe, increasing tree cover is a popular solution to offset carbon emissions. Replenishing trees is only part of the answer, and scientists seek an increased role as part of a multi-layered policy approach.
Displaced and disenfranchised by decades of war, some Colombians are rebuilding their lives—and their forests—through ranching.
Standard efforts have failed to slow the pace of extinctions, so Conservation X Labs is trying a fresh approach.
One meal a day
As Lake Chad vanishes, seven million people are on the brink of starvation.
Urban Agriculture growth in U.S. cities
Adding power to the value of trees
‘It’s a perverse system’: How Colombia’s farmers are reforesting their logged land
The next water cycle
Colombia finds hope for saving its wild lands.
A new climate for grazing livestock.
Hot, Hungry Planet: The Fight to Stop a Global Food Crisis in the Face of Climate Change
The U.N. predicts the Earth will have more than 9.6 billion people by 2050. With resources already scarce, how will we feed them all? Journalist Lisa Palmer has traveled the world for years, documenting the cutting-edge innovations of people and organizations on the front lines of fighting the food gap. Here, she shares the story of the epic journey to solve the imperfect relationship between two of our planet’s greatest challenges: climate change and global hunger.
“This lively, concise book is packed with practical and often surprising ideas for meeting the profound challenges of global food scarcity. Lisa Palmer is a clear-eyed realist, but her fascinating tour of our Hot Hungry Planet will leave you more optimistic than you may have thought possible.”— Dan Fagin, Pulitzer-prize-winning author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation