Addressing Food Insecurity In Northeast Oklahoma

By Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Nativenewsonline.net -

Many of us are lucky enough that we do not have to worry about where our next meal will come from. Unfortunately, not everyone is so blessed. That is why Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma food banks and [...]

How Climate Change Impacts Poor People

By Kate Harveston, Popular Resistance. -

“Climate change affects everybody." You'll hear this from time to time, particularly when someone is trying to advocate action on a global scale. It's a way of binding us to a collective issue — [...]

Africa’s Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security

By Miriam Gathigah, www.ipsnews.net -

By Miriam Gathigah for IPS - NAIROBI, Sep 10 2014 (IPS) - When Kiprui Kibet pictures his future as a maize farmer in the fertile Uasin Gishu county in Kenya’s Rift Valley region, all he sees is [...]

Boulder To Transition Away From Growing GE Crops

By Barb Halpin, www.content.govdelivery.com -

By Boulder County Commissioner's Office. Boulder County, Colo. – At a public meeting today, the County Commissioners directed county Parks and Open Space staff to work with local farmers to [...]

Hunger Strike Continues As Food Security, Environmental Concerns Persist

By Alyse Kotyk, www.rabble.ca -

By Alyse Kotyk for Rabble - Five days ago, Kristin Henry started a personal hunger strike to protest B.C. Hydro's Site C Dam project. She, along with some other supporters, have camped outside [...]

How Detroit Is Working to Change Food Desert Rep

By Sherrell Dorsey, www.nextcity.org -

By Sherrell Dorsey for Next City - Mike Feinman owns and operates E&L Supermercado in Southwest Detroit. The grocery store has been in his family for three generations, and has supplied the [...]

Food Sovereignty: This is What Anarchy Looks Like

By Boyan Atzev, www.resilience.org -

By Boyan Atzev for Resilience. The principles of food sovereignty are best followed in anarchy. The definition states that one should have direct control and choice over the kind of food one [...]

US Beekeepers Lost Almost Half Their Honeybees

By Melissa Breyer, www.treehugger.com -

Each year the Bee Informed Partnership in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors of America conducts a survey among both commercial and backyard beekeepers to track the health and survival [...]

NASA: Global Groundwater Crisis Threatens Food Supplies & Security

By Joe Romm, www.thinkprogress.org -

An alarming satellite-based analysis from NASA finds that the world is depleting groundwater — the water stored unground in soil and aquifers — at an unprecedented rate. A new Nature Climate [...]

Ten Reasons To Say ‘No’ To North Over Trade

By Ravi Kanth Devarakonda and Phil Harris, www.ipsnews.net -

India’s decisive stand last week not to adopt the protocol of amendment of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) unless credible rules were in place for the development issues of the South was [...]