Daily Archives: April 7, 2011

Rush to Use Crops as Fuel Raises Food Prices and Hunger Fears

The starchy cassava root has long been an important ingredient in everything from tapioca pudding and ice cream to paper and animal feed. But last year, 98 percent of cassava chips exported from Thailand, the world’s largest cassava exporter, went to … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Food & Health, Global Issues, Resources | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

QUAKED – SKATING IN CHRISTCHURCH AFTER EARTHQUAKE

How to adapt to having your city trashed by an earthquake.  

Posted in Hazards, Leisure, Sport | Tagged , , | Leave a comment