U.S. Water Policy Still All Wet

U.S. Water Policy Still All Wet

U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.

Food security and the WTO

Food security and the WTO

The WTO should stop insisting on an out-of-date trade agenda. It should get back on track — or get out of the way — to support fresh approaches that bolster local food systems.

Cereal Crimes

Cereal Crimes

Your family’s “natural” granola may contain toxic chemicals and sewage sludge.

Feeding the World

With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?

Food Sovereignty and Land Grabs In Africa

Food Sovereignty and Land Grabs In Africa

Making food available for all without damaging the environment is one of the most important global challenges for the 21st century. The use of agricultural products in industrialized countries to make biofuels put at risk global food security. Land degradation, natural disasters related to climate change, declining water and energy resources are likely to have a negative impact on world food security.

Pass Christian’s Last Crawfish Boil

Pass Christian’s Last Crawfish Boil

After witnessing the devastating effects of the BP oil disaster, Gulf Coast residents worry that ghost towns will follow hurricanes this year.

Global Perspectives on Genetically Engineered Foods

An upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case will review the Center for Food Safety’s groundbreaking legal victory banning the sale and planting of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa. Andrew Kimbrell and Dr. Vandana Shiva will discuss the sucessful campaign that led to India’s recent moratorium on Bt. Brinjal, a genetically engineered breed of eggplant.

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