Daily Archives: May 26, 2010

Fast Food Nation Movie Trailer

A trailer for the movie ‘Fast Food Nation’ which explores the dark side of the “All American meal”.

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Ethiopia in Food Crisis Once More

A set of images from the Big Picture highlighting a recent famine event in Ethiopia: Recent crop failures, drought conditions and the current high price of food have plunged Ethiopia into another food crisis, reminiscent of the famines of 1984-85 … Continue reading

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The Big Picture on Water

An amazing collection of images created by the Big Picture for World Water day: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/03/water.html

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New Journal of Sustainability Education

Check out the first edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education.  In the May 2010 Inaugural Edition you’ll find a fascinating group of scholarly articles accompanied by opinions, media reviews, case studies, brief reports and more. http://www.journalofsustainabilityeducation.org/wordpress/

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US Oil Spill: The Big Picture Gallery

A very good photo gallery of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Over one month after the initial explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, crude oil continues to flow into the Gulf of Mexico, and oil slicks … Continue reading

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Brazil’s booming agriculture sector eyes global markets

An interesting article about the growth of Brazilian agriculture and how more of it is being exported. It is also an interesting for development, some farmers are now trying to move from primary to secondary production.  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/latin_america/10125582.stm

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