Linking Journalism with the Web of Life
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project
Hamburgers, pizzas, french fries, and sugary drinks-in today's fast-paced world, these foods have become staples for many Americans. But this unhealthy diet has led to an increase in chronic health problems such as obesity, diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and high blood pressure. According to the U.S. Centers…Continue
Added by Danielle Nierenberg on October 20, 2011 at 15:58 — No Comments
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.
Women account for 75 percent of the agricultural producers in sub-Saharan Africa, but the majority of women farmers are living on only $1.25 per day, according to researchers from the Worldwatch Institute.
Despite the challenging circumstances that women in developing countries face, important innovations in…Continue
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She is highlighting stories of hope and success in environmentally sustainable food production—including…
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