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Celebrating Eating Planet- Nutrition Today: A Challenge for Mankind and for the Planet.
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Today, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) and the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project were proud ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/28/2012 3 5 - 20
Food for Health: Lifestyles Influence the Way We Age
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet . On Thursday, June 28, the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project and the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/21/2012 3 3 - 43
Women and Sustainability: Organizations to Watch at Rio+20
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Nourishing the Planet is collaborating with Women Deliver to highlight the important role of women, youth, and reproductive and ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/19/2012 1 2 - 11
Five Renewable Sources of Energy for Farmers in Developing Countries
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . According to the United Nations , access to reliable and sufficient sources of energy will be critical to meeting the Millennium ...
NourishingthePlanet 04/23/2012 9 9 1 55
Rising Number of Farm Animals Poses Environmental and Public Health Risks
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . The global population of farm animals increased 23 percent between 1980 and 2010, from 3.5 billion to 4.3 billion, according to ...
NourishingthePlanet 03/27/2012 17 7 - 52
Five Urban Garden Programs that are Reaching Inmates and At-Risk Populations
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In 2008, the Pew Center on the States reported that Vermont, Michigan, Oregon, Connecticut, and Delaware spent more on prisons ...
NourishingthePlanet 02/29/2012 3 10 2 46
Innovation of the Week: Rewarding Farmers for Providing Ecosystem Services
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . The Sasumua dam supplies Nairobi, Kenya with 20 percent of its fresh water, but land use changes have started to contaminate this ...
NourishingthePlanet 02/10/2012 4 6 - 25
Five School Programs Feeding America’s Children
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Beyond the traditional lessons on reading, writing, and ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/24/2012 2 6 1 19
Going Green in 2012: 12 Steps for the Developing World
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Many of us are thinking about the ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/19/2012 3 5 2 27
Going Green: 12 Simple Steps for 2012
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet. As we head into 2012, many of us will be resolving to lose ...
NourishingthePlanet 12/28/2011 8 11 1 83
One Billion Holiday Wishes
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . The holidays are a time for putting others before yourself.
NourishingthePlanet 12/22/2011 1 3 - 6
World Grain Production Down in 2010, But Recovering
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . World grain production fell in 2010, exacerbating a global ...
NourishingthePlanet 12/01/2011 1 6 - 18
Reducing Food Waste During the Holiday Season
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . The holiday season is a time for gifts, decorations, and ...
NourishingthePlanet 11/21/2011 16 5 - 49
Global Expansion of High-speed Railroads Gains Steam
Interest in high-speed rail (HSR) is growing around the world and the number of countries running these trains is expected to nearly double ...
NourishingthePlanet 11/08/2011 8 17 1 145
Celebrating Nutrition on America’s “Food Day”
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project Hamburgers, pizzas, french fries, and sugary ...
NourishingthePlanet 10/20/2011 1 1 - 10
All for one aim: Multi-pronged approach to fight hunger
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet project The volatility of food prices, in particular price ...
NourishingthePlanet 10/13/2011 1 3 - 9
Global Meat Production and Consumption Continue to Rise
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 10/11/2011 29 8 - 49
Food Prize Recognizes Leadership in Agriculture, but More Policy Support Is Needed to Feed Hungry
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NourishingthePlanet 10/06/2011 3 5 - 161
Five Fruits You’ve Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . No single fruit can put an end to hunger. But worldwide ...
NourishingthePlanet 10/04/2011 7 47 1 196
New Worldwatch report calls for commitment to environmental sustainability in forming American econo
By Gary Gardner and Jenna Banning Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute . Entire sets of assumptions, beliefs, and ...
NourishingthePlanet 09/15/2011 1 5 - 13
Back to School and Back to Good Food
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 08/24/2011 4 4 - 24
Worldwatch report focuses on China's green future
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . China's environmental problems remain a ...
NourishingthePlanet 08/19/2011 2 4 - 18
Cultivating Knowledge and Crops: Women Are Key to Sustainable Agricultural Development
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet . Women account for 75 percent of the agricultural ...
NourishingthePlanet 08/17/2011 1 1 - 12
Innovation of the Week: Harnessing the Sun’s Power to Make the Water Flow
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Nearly 2 billion people around the world ...
NourishingthePlanet 08/12/2011 10 18 2 76
Five plants you’ve never heard of that can slow climate change
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . According to a ...
NourishingthePlanet 08/09/2011 18 42 3 165
“Land Grabs” in Agriculture: Fairer Deals Needed to Ensure Opportunity for Locals
The trend of ...
NourishingthePlanet 07/26/2011 1 4 1 27
The Giving Trees: Five Trees You'€™ve Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . We know that trees can help mitigate ...
NourishingthePlanet 07/20/2011 21 38 1 126
Going Beyond Agricultural Production to Achieve Food Security
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Agricultural production is ...
NourishingthePlanet 07/14/2011 9 9 - 35
World Population Day: Agriculture Offers Huge Opportunities for a Planet of 7 Billion
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . As the global population increases, so ...
NourishingthePlanet 07/06/2011 4 6 - 47
N’Dama: Ancient West African Cattle
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . As the African continent is faced with the ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/29/2011 3 9 - 41
Reducing Food Waste: Making the Most of Our Abundance
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . According to staggering new statistics ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/28/2011 7 14 - 54
Taking Breadfruit From the Lab in to the Field
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Eighty percent of the world’s hungry people ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/24/2011 11 14 - 43
Tamarind: Not Just For Sauce
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Found in everything from Worcestershire® sauce to a ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/21/2011 11 12 4 89
Farming the cities, feeding an urban future
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . As people move from rural to urban settings in search of ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/16/2011 3 10 - 46
Tree Grape: Form, Function, and Flavor of a Grape on an African Tree
Tree grapes ( Lannea microcarpa ) are actually in the same family as mangoes, cashews, and pistachios, but they ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/13/2011 2 8 - 28
Looking to Women to Chart a New Course for Environmental Conservation
The Seattle-based organization, New Course , doesn’t focus on what is right or wrong about past efforts in environmental conservation, says co-founder Jamie ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/13/2011 4 2 - 19
Innovation of the Week: A New Beginning through Film
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Home to 25 percent ...
NourishingthePlanet 06/03/2011 1 3 - 14
Sweet detar: Food, Fragrance, Fodder, and More
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . From food to fragrance, virtually no part of ...
NourishingthePlanet 05/31/2011 4 13 1 39
Concrete Solutions for Urban Agriculture
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In this week’s episode, research fellow Supriya Kumar discusses ...
NourishingthePlanet 05/25/2011 2 7 - 40
Five Vegetables You’ve Never Heard of That are Helping to End Hunger
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . No single food can put an end to hunger. But worldwide there are ...
NourishingthePlanet 05/23/2011 69 143 9 1077
Researchers Find Farmers Applying Rice Innovations to Their Wheat Crops
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . The ...
NourishingthePlanet 05/20/2011 5 22 2 101
The GREEN Foundation
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In this episode, research intern Matt Styslinger ...
NourishingthePlanet 05/18/2011 2 6 - 29
Saffron is a Family Affair
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NourishingthePlanet 05/16/2011 20 21 1 112
Imbe: Africa’s Queen of Fruits
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . With sap that makes arrow ...
NourishingthePlanet 05/09/2011 3 7 - 51
Creating a Market for the Taste of Home
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 05/04/2011 3 14 - 56
Fishing for Sustainable Practices to Conserve Fisheries
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NourishingthePlanet 05/03/2011 19 41 - 167
The African Yam Bean: Several Possibilities for Improved Nutrition
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 05/02/2011 17 65 4 307
Creating Farms that Produce Food and Energy
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 04/29/2011 3 19 1 46
Getting “More Crop Per Drop” to Strengthen Global Food Security
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NourishingthePlanet 04/28/2011 1 10 - 27
Texting on the Farm
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In this week’s episode, research ...
NourishingthePlanet 04/27/2011 1 6 - 24
Ackee: West-African Expatriate
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NourishingthePlanet 04/25/2011 13 10 - 39
Teaching Sustainable Agriculture through Comics
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NourishingthePlanet 04/22/2011 7 17 1 50
Agriculture: The Unlikely Earth Day Hero
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 04/19/2011 3 9 - 34
Community Seed Banks to Empower Women and Protect Biodiversity
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NourishingthePlanet 04/15/2011 9 18 1 40
The Barefoot College
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NourishingthePlanet 04/13/2011 2 7 - 52
The Lare Pumpkin: Orange You Glad it’s Not Orange?
The Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 04/11/2011 2 11 1 36
Improving Grains to Reduce HungerEight hundred million people depend on sorghum and millet as their
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute'...
NourishingthePlanet 04/08/2011 7 11 - 48
Reducing the Things They Carry
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NourishingthePlanet 04/06/2011 2 5 - 43
Snake Gourd: South India’s Well Kept Secret
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NourishingthePlanet 04/04/2011 3 16 - 95
Reducing Pest Damage Without Damaging the EnvironmentPesticides are expensive and often hazardous to
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NourishingthePlanet 04/01/2011 6 13 - 42
A “Revolution of Greens” Needed to Curb Food Price Crisis
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NourishingthePlanet 03/30/2011 4 12 - 52
Building a Methane Fueled Fire
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NourishingthePlanet 03/30/2011 13 12 - 59
Madagascar’s “Magic Rice”
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NourishingthePlanet 03/28/2011 15 22 1 154
Using Tradition to Address Water Scarcity
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NourishingthePlanet 03/23/2011 3 11 - 45
Preserving Biodiversity, Promoting Local Foods: An Interview with Slow Food USA’s Gordon Jenkins
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NourishingthePlanet 03/22/2011 4 7 1 24
Ethiopian Mustard: Expanding Awareness and Genetic Diversity of a Sweet, Green Veggie
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NourishingthePlanet 03/21/2011 7 22 1 70
Rain Water Concepts
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NourishingthePlanet 03/18/2011 16 19 1 88
Enabling the Community to Feed Itself
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NourishingthePlanet 03/16/2011 1 7 - 27
Jute Mallow: A Plant with Many Names and Many Uses
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NourishingthePlanet 03/14/2011 6 21 2 114
Directed Funding to Alleviate Poverty
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NourishingthePlanet 03/11/2011 2 4 - 13
Nourishing the Planet TV: Healing Hunger
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NourishingthePlanet 03/09/2011 1 7 - 17
Using Traditional Strategies to Address Water Problems
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NourishingthePlanet 03/04/2011 3 8 - 42
Nourishing the Planet TV: Providing Skills, and Confidence, Needed to Improve Livelihoods
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NourishingthePlanet 03/02/2011 3 9 1 30
Siwa Dates: A Chewy Treat in the Desert Heat
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NourishingthePlanet 02/28/2011 9 7 - 64
Lasting Skills for Sustainable Change
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NourishingthePlanet 02/25/2011 4 11 - 84
Nourishing the Planet TV: Reducing Wastewater Contamination Starts with a Conversation
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NourishingthePlanet 02/23/2011 3 11 - 51
Enabling the Community to Help Itself
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NourishingthePlanet 02/18/2011 33 27 - 165
Nourishing the Planet TV: Keeping it Cool. . .And Hot
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NourishingthePlanet 02/16/2011 4 5 - 33
Guar: Food, Fodder, Fertilizer & More
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NourishingthePlanet 02/14/2011 5 10 - 50
Securing Land Rights One Acre at a Time
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NourishingthePlanet 02/11/2011 9 15 - 244
Nourishing the Planet TV: Empowering Women to Feed Communities
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NourishingthePlanet 02/09/2011 3 8 - 96
African Nightshade: An Underappreciated Native Comes into the Light
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NourishingthePlanet 02/07/2011 4 7 - 573
Adapting to Climate Change through Improved Access to Seed and Information
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NourishingthePlanet 02/04/2011 6 14 - 530
Nourishing the Planet TV: 1,000 Gardens in Africa
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NourishingthePlanet 02/02/2011 2 12 - 52
White Honey From Tigray: Distinct Flavor from Dizzying Heights
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NourishingthePlanet 01/31/2011 4 15 - 100
Making a Week’s Worth of Rain Last the Whole Year
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NourishingthePlanet 01/28/2011 3 4 - 89
Nourishing the Planet TV: Arlington Academy of Hope
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NourishingthePlanet 01/26/2011 1 3 - 27
The Dogon Shallot: An Underground Favorite
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute . Shallots (
NourishingthePlanet 01/24/2011 5 16 1 296
More Than Just a School
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . John and Joyce Wanda ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/21/2011 1 6 - 84
State of the World 2011 Symposium in Washington DC and Live Streaming Online
Today is the Worldwatch Institute’s 15th Annual State of the World Symposium , hosted at ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/19/2011 7 6 1 85
Healing Hunger
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In Southern Africa, ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/14/2011 2 9 - 50
State of the World 2011 Launches in NYC Today
Today the Worldwatch Institute launches its flagship publication, State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet in New York City. The report spotlights successful agricultural ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/12/2011 2 5 - 86
Black Plum: Fruit, Timber, and Agroforestry
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet. The wild African black plum ( vitex doniana ) has ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/10/2011 5 10 1 182
Cultivating Health, Community and Solidarity
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet .
NourishingthePlanet 01/07/2011 1 9 - 226
Something Sustainable in Order to Break Out of Poverty
After their cattle were killed in a prolonged drought, a group of Maasai in the Longido District of Tanzania were left without a source of food or income. But a gift of 31 camels from Heifer ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/06/2011 2 11 - 48
Nourishing the Planet TV: Bridges to Understanding
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . In this ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/05/2011 3 5 - 66
Spider plant-also known as "cat’s whiskers"—is a wild green leafy vegetable in Africa
Spider plant (Cleome gynandra)—also known as African cabbage, spider wisp, and cat’s whiskers—is a wild green leafy vegetable that grows all over tropical Africa, Asia, and the ...
NourishingthePlanet 01/03/2011 26 12 - 127
Creating Change with interactive theater–or edu-tainment
In 2000, the Banglanatak Social Enterprise was founded on an important principle—community education and participation is the key to sustainable development. Since then, Banglanatak has ...
NourishingthePlanet 12/31/2010 3 4 - 69
Charity often about imposed solutions, solidarity a partnership of equals
GardenAfrica, a non-profit organization in southern Africa that helps families and communities establish organic gardens in small private plots, schools, hospitals and other public areas, prefers ...
NourishingthePlanet 12/30/2010 3 8 2 32
Giving Farmers a Reason to Stay
While the coast of The Gambia is a popular—and economically thriving— tourist destination for European vacationers, the inland portion of the country provides little means for young men ...
NourishingthePlanet 12/29/2010 3 7 - 51
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