Daily Archives: June 6, 2011

How to feed 90 million people

Every year, WFP feeds around 90 million people all over the world. But how do we do it? WORLDFOODPROGRAM

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Give a man a fish?

WORLDFOODPROGRAM You’ve probably heard the old adage about “giving a man a fish”. It’s better to teach him to fish, right? Well, sort of. Helping people who “need fish” in real life is a little more complicated than that. This … Continue reading

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Water pollution in Thailand

The film tells the story of 13 year old Suwimon Daengniam and 59 year old Wali Pejarean who both live along the Samrong Canal, one of the major canals that flows in to the Chao Phraya River in Thailand. Through … Continue reading

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Global warming crisis may mean world has to suck greenhouse gases from air

The world may have to resort to technology that sucks greenhouse gases from the air to stave off the worst effects of global warming, the UN climate change chief has said before talks on the issue beginning on Monday. “We are putting … Continue reading

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Genetically engineered salmon’s fishy promises

For those who follow the theater of food politics, particularly the underwater portion of the drama, AquaBounty’s AquAdvantage genetically engineered salmon has played something of leading role for two decades, dating back to the 1990s when the fish was first … Continue reading

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