We highlight the connections among food, water and energy, promoting a sustainable future through our projects including:
How we feed the world is currently out of balance: one billion people go hungry, while one billion eat too much. However, a recent Friends of the Earth report found that agroecological farming practices, combined with democratic institutions, can create a fairer, more resilient and sustainable food system.
As the dominant agriculture commodity in the US, corn has found its way into a large part of American life, but this comes with costs from both environmental and public health standpoints. Learn more about what dent corn is, what’s it made into and why we should care.
This week’s Eco News features stories about why the GMO labeling movement fell short; a new kind of challenge at the Olympic games; how the science of nutrition can be very messy - and much more!
Has the water in your swimming hole gone green with gunk? Chances are that you’re witnessing a harmful algal bloom, which is a serious problem throughout the US and the world. Our new Algal Doom series explores what algal blooms are, why they’re bad and what they’re caused by (hint: conventional ag and CAFOs are just two of the causes).