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Feuding Over Food | Geography Education

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In the Caucasus, culinary nationalism is an extension of the region's long-simmering disputes. Seth Dixon, Ph.D.'s insight: "There is perhaps nothing more closely bound up with one's national identity than food.

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The Global Food Waste Scandal | Geography Education

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TED Talks Western countries throw out nearly half of their food, not because it’s inedible -- but because it doesn’t look appealing. Tristram Stuart delves into the shocking data of wasted food, calling for a more responsible use of global resources.

 

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Interview: Forest loss hurting food security in Indonesia | CIFOR ...

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — The loss of Indonesia's forests is not helping the country's food security, according to a top official with the World Food Programme (WFP), the food assistance agency of the United Nations.
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Food security a continental issue

July 16 -- The African Union has declared 2014 the "Year of Agriculture and Food Security". Sub-Saharan Africa in particular is threatened by food insecurity and climate change problems. But...
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Africa's dry forests key to food security

Dry forests are particularly susceptible to climate change, yet they are also the main food supply for around 30 countries in Africa. The Center for Internat...
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The Best And Worst Countries For Food Security | Co.Exist | ideas + ...

The Best And Worst Countries For Food Security | Co.Exist | ideas + ... | Year 9 Biomes & Food Security | Scoop.it
Food security continues to be a challenge in many nations. U.S. households spend just 7% of income on food. Rwandans shell out an incredible 72%. There is good and bad news about food security within the Economist ...
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National Geographic Investigates the Future of Food

By 2050, Earth will likely be home to more than nine billion people. That's a lot of mouths to feed. In a special eight-month series, "The Future of Food," N...
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Flag Food | Geography Education

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Seth Dixon, Ph.D.'s insight: This picture is a compilation of foods Produced at the Sydney International Food Festival.

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Food security is land security | Devex

Food security is land security | Devex | Year 9 Biomes & Food Security | Scoop.it
How can smarter land use impact #foodsec? Join the #FeedingDev conversation & reimagine solutions for #landrights: http://t.co/WpQTdY25er
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Food security and choice, can we have both? Professor Charles Godfray at TEDxHousesofParliament

Charles Godfray is Hope Professor at Oxford University and Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society...
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GM Crops are Irrelevant to Feeding the World

In this section the authors observed that GM crops are promoted as a way of solving world hunger at a time when the population is expected to increase.
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Hooray for HUGS: Embracing Community Food Security in Bayers ...

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The 2014 growing season has been a busy time for the HUGS Community Garden. Despite challenging weather and a generous helping of slugs the garden is looking better than ever. In a previous post I talked a little about ...
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