Post Tagged with: "Food security"

Demise of the Bees

Demise of the Bees

By Dave Goulson — The Mark News — Bees are important; together with other less known insect pollinators, they pollinate three quarters of the crops we grow in the world. Tomatoes, blueberries, zucchini, strawberries, melons, coffee and cacao –  to name just a few – all rely on pollination by insects. […]

To the Last Drop

To the Last Drop

By Jonas Jägermeyr — The Mark News — Everybody depends on it, there is no substitute if we run out, and it might be even more valuable than oil; yes, it’s freshwater. The growing water scarcity as a result of rising human demands and a changing climate increasingly undermines global food […]

Eating Our Way to Collapse

Eating Our Way to Collapse

By Hans Herren — The Mark News —    Industrial agriculture is seriously damaging the environment, not to mention the health of citizens around the globe. With a limited window of time, reform is necessary if we want to continue to nourish, and not just feed, our people and our […]

President Kuczynski: Let’s Show Them the Best

President Kuczynski: Let’s Show Them the Best

On the eve of the main APEC summit events being held in Lima this week, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski called for Peruvians to welcome the APEC leaders “with open arms.” “Let’s show them the best of our culture and gastronomy,” he said in a message to the nation. “Let’s show them […]