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Worst Drought in 30 Years Threatens Millions in Southern Africa With Food Insecurity
Environment  (tags: world, politics, africa, hunger, drought, children, death, ethics, Refugees&Relief, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 487 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Around 2 million people face food insecurity in northern Namibia and southern Angola as the worst regional drought in decades takes its toll, according to the UN.
The Conundrum of Food Waste
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, Food Waste, United Nations, Save Food program, Agriculture, Business, climate change, Emissions Reduction, fisheries, Fossil Fuels, Living, Food and Agriculture Organization, hunger )

Dee
- 692 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food -- about one third of all the food produced globally -- ends up wasted even as hundreds of millions of people go hungry. This week, two United Nations agencies opened a global campaign to address that conundrum, calling
The Hunger Wars in Our Future: Heat, Drought, Rising Food Costs and Global Unrest
Environment  (tags: climate-change, drought, hunger, food, world, nature, humans, climate, water, weather )

Carrie
- 864 days ago - truth-out.org
The Great Drought of 2012 has yet to come to an end, but we already know that its consequences will be severe. With more than one-half of America's counties designated as drought disaster areas, the 2012 harvest of corn, soybeans, and other food staple...
UN Warns 25 Percent Of World Land Highly Degraded.
Environment  (tags: pollution, over-population, hunger, malnutrition, climate change )

Craig
- 1118 days ago - cnbc.com
Land needed for agriculture for a growing population is being spoiled by climate change, poor agricultural processes, and pollution.
Five Ways to Feed Billions Without Trashing the Planet
Environment  (tags: world, hunger, environmental preservation, politics, HumanRights, freedoms, ecosystems, environment, world, conservation, green, government )

Cal
- 1163 days ago - news.mongabay.com
At the end of this month the UN predicts global population will hit 7 billion people, having doubled from 3.5 billion in less than 50 years.
South Africa: Gift of the Givers Send Another 600 Tons for Somalia Relief
Environment  (tags: humans, healthconditions, hunger, releif )

Jill
- 1204 days ago - thegreentimes.co.za
South African society did something unprecedented in our history when our people poured their hearts out for the children of Africa (Somalia) contributing a whopping 560 tons of supplies in 5 days
Feed the World? We Are Fighting a Losing Battle, UN Admits
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, conservation, government, factory farms, hunger, meat, globalwarming, nature, Sustainabililty, world )

Sasha
- 2487 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Though many blame the transfer of land and grains to biofuel production, its impact has been outweighed by the demand from a new middle class in China and India for meat and other foods previously viewed as luxuries.
   

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