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Tipping Point: Agriculture on the brink — A PBS NewsHour Special

PBS NewsHour – May 24, 2023 The United Nations estimates the world population will reach 10 billion by 2060. As the world’s population expands, so do concerns about how to sustainably grow enough food. Food production also takes a toll … Continue reading

Food security on a warming planet

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – May 19, 2023 Climate change is causing a devastating surge in food insecurity globally, as extreme weather events wipe out crops and deplete livestock and fisheries. It’s also driving mass migrations, causing … Continue reading

How the Sahara Desert is Turning into a Farmland Oasis – GREENING THE DESERT PROJECT

Leaf of Life Feb 13, 2022 Feb 13, 2022 #greeningthedesert #regenerativeagriculture In the African Sahel a country called Niger bordering the Sahara Desert, the largest desert in the world, is stopping desertification and turning is deserts into an Oasis. Regenerative … Continue reading

How the Global Food System Is Killing Us – Henry Dimbleby and Alice Thomson | Intelligence Squared

Intelligence Squared Apr 29, 2023 #HenryDimbleby #AliceThomson #HealthAndFitness In 1950 less than 1% of British people were obese. Today that figure is 28%. We spend £3.9 billion each year on confectionery compared to £2.4 billion on fruit and vegetables. Diet-related … Continue reading

AFSA – Transitioning to Agroecology – Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

Who we are AFSA brings together small-scale farmers, pastoralists, fishers, indigenous peoples, faith communities, consumers, women, and young people from across Africa to create a united and loud voice for food sovereignty. The change we seek The definite, widespread, and … Continue reading

How Rice Became the King of Grains | Modern Marvels (S15, E33) | Full Episode

HISTORY – Apr 15, 2023 #ModernMarvels You can fry it up, eat it for breakfast, or quaff it down on a hot summer day. It’s the world’s most versatile grain: RICE Love Modern Marvels? Stay up to date on all … Continue reading

Will there be a global food shortage?

World Food Programme Sep 13, 2022 Since early 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme and others have been warning that the number of people experiencing extreme hunger was accelerating at an unprecedented pace. Rising costs of food and energy, … Continue reading

Weathering the Future | Full Documentary | NOVA | PBS

NOVA PBS Official – Apr 12, 2023 #NOVAPBS #climatechange #extremeweather Americans use ancient wisdom and new technology to fight extreme weather. Official Website: | #NOVAPBS It’s hard not to notice: our weather is changing. From longer, hotter heat waves, … Continue reading

Food Waste in the U.S.

CGTN America – Mar 26, 2023 #AmericasNow #Features #food According to the US Environment Protection Agency, almost one third of the food that is produced, shipped or sold is wasted. And most of it is uneaten. Mike Kirsch tells us … Continue reading

Seeding Success Story – USDA Food and Nutrition Service

USDA Food and Nutrition Service Jun 3, 2020 Farm to School Initiative See other related “Featured Channels (connect through the bottom of the webpage:) and * * * Food-matters,