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Concerned about food security yet?

I was in a jungle in Laos, mud splattered and sweating buckets on a two day bike trek when our ...

STORY URL: UN urges world to eat more insects
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Chinese middle class

By 2050, some 1 billion Chinese will have reached a western middle class lifestyle. Every ecologist and most economists know ...

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New cities - building on top and between

Architect Alfredo Brillembourg talks about the importance of sustainability with any new building project. New city elements should not be ...

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How can we ensure food security?

Swiss Re's Clarence Wong, Chief Economist Asia, talks about food security challenges in emerging markets. His own grandmother was a ...

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Plastics or Us

I just watched Tapped, a documentary on the meteoric rise in usage of bottled water and beverages, and the cost ...

STORY URL: Tapped
Examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. The documentary is...

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Holstein cows in Vietnam

On a recent trip to Vietnam, I had the opportunity to see more of the country than just office landscapes ...

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Global Partnerships

Innovative insurance solutions, public private partnerships and microinsurance are vital to help society create effective responses to major challenges, including ...

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Urban bee keeping

A lovely clip created by Green Renaissance about urban bee keeping. If we want to be able to feed the ...

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The real gold - food

Christina Kaba, manager at Abalimi Farming in South Africa, talks with great passion about the immediate good that comes from ...

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Farming from space

Satellite technology is a real game-changer for our work towards a more secure global food supply. Remember the 2010 drought ...

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The GM food debate

While some countries have allowed GM foods to be sold and cultivated, in India the debate rages on if GM ...

STORY URL: BBC HARDtalk - Vandana Shiva - Environmental Campaigner (19/11/12)
HARDtalk speaks to the original tree hugger. The phrase was coined back in the seventies when she, along with a group of women in India, hugged trees to stop...

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What if we all ate meat just 2x/week?

Had lunch at our company restaurant and - looking around - became aware once again how thoughtlessly we consume meat daily, just ...

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What's on your mind?

With this question, along with the questions from the people in this clip, our Open Minds conversations begin. The big ...

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Breaking the poverty cycle

The good thing about working in the agricultural insurance space in Africa is that you can really see the benefit ...

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Feeding 9 billion

What keeps me awake at night regarding climate change is the potential effect on the world’s food supply. How ...

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