Category Archives: Consumption

Solving the Global Food Crisis | New research, good reads and an interview with Dr. Navin Ramankutty (video)

In October of last year, the UN warned–ominously–of a new global food crisis threatening to hit sometime in 2013. Apparently, 2012’s record heatwaves and droughts brought crop reserves down to historic lows. While those of us in the global North … Continue reading

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Conflicts over Minerals in Eastern Congo

This video shows the conflicts that arise in the Eastern Congo over the minerals that make up our hi-tech cellphones and electronics. Conflicts have been going on for years, and recently the Rwanda-backed M23 militia has taken control of DRC’s … Continue reading

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