Organizations across the globe on Sunday marked the first-ever World Bee Day launched by the UN to raise awareness about the fate of pollinators.
Over the past decade, bees and other pollinators have witnessed a steady decline, with experts blaming several factors, including insecticides, climate change and disease.
A pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced bills last week that aim to protect bees and other pollinators that are crucial to Michigan’s agriculture industry. (May 20 is #WorldBeeDay.)
Goodr has created an ap that has diverted nearly a million pounds of food in Atlanta from landfills–and into kitchens. Goodr is a food-waste management company that redirects surplus food from businesses to nonprofits that can share it with those who are food insecure.
Useful op ed for young people trying to understand what global hunger is and why it exists.
Low-income and minority households are more likely to live in neighborhoods exposed to higher levels of water and air pollution. Perhaps it’s time to start thinking about environmental poverty as an additional dimension of poverty.
The World Bank is taking steps to move earlier into conflict-affected and fragile countries with more funding, more staff, and a mandate to focus on prevention, according to the institution’s fragility, conflict, and violence director.
The World Food Programme has launched a social media movement, #RecipeforDisaster, with the aim of making the public in the UK more conscious of the food waste they generate.
For the last four years Black has traveled the country, driving nearly 90,000 miles through 46 states, photographing marginalized communities. He calls his project “The Geography of Poverty.” Watch the video to learn more.
Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years. So why did colonies recently start dying en masse?
Did you know 2.3 million Americans do not own a car and live over a mile from a supermarket? Check out this infographic and blog on food deserts from Tulane’s School of Social Work to learn more.