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Can Bugs End World Hunger? American Student Goes On 30-Day Insect Diet to Show Viability

Written by on April 16, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Can Bugs End World Hunger? American Student Goes On 30-Day Insect Diet to Show Viability

In many parts of the world, bugs are considered a normal part of the diet, or in some cases, even a delicacy. Mexicans eat chapulines and grasshoppers, the people of Thailand love snacking on scorpions, Ghanians like to chow down on fried or roasted termites, and it’s quite common to find a Zimbabwean eating a bowl of mopane worms.

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New Idea: Researchers Looking to Develop 3D Food Printer to Help End World Hunger

Posted by on June 2, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 3 Comments
New Idea: Researchers Looking to Develop 3D Food Printer to Help End World Hunger

Although 3D printing of food is still in its infancy, some scientists are skeptical of the idea. Some believe the goal of making food from a powder is unlikely to hit mass-market acceptance.

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The Key to Ending Global Hunger is to End These Kinds of Practices

Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 0 Comments
The Key to Ending Global Hunger is to End These Kinds of Practices

War can harm more people through hunger and malnutrition than direct violence can.

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Here’s How We Can End Global Hunger in 15 Years

Posted by on August 8, 2015 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 2 Comments
Here’s How We Can End Global Hunger in 15 Years

The new goals proposed by the U.N. could easily be achieved.

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Annual Income of 100 Richest People Enough to End Extreme Global Poverty Four Times Over

Posted by on January 19, 2013 in Economy with 2 Comments
Annual Income of 100 Richest People Enough to End Extreme Global Poverty Four Times Over

“Concentration of resources in the hands of the top one per cent depresses economic activity and makes life harder for everyone else – particularly those at the bottom of the economic ladder.

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Organic Food Can Feed the World

Posted by on January 9, 2013 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Organic Food Can Feed the World

Rodale concludes that farming must move away from using unsustainable, increasingly unaffordable, petroleum-based fertilizers and pesticides and turn to “organic, regenerative farming systems that sustain and improve the health of the world population, our soil, and our environment.”

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US Has 330,000 Drug Offenders in Prison, Spends More On Drug War Than Cost to End World Hunger

Posted by on January 8, 2013 in Policies with 0 Comments
US Has 330,000 Drug Offenders in Prison, Spends More On Drug War Than Cost to End World Hunger

The US incarcerates 330,000 prisoners on drug-related charges at an estimated cost of $400 billion per decade. To put this figure in perspective, the estimated cost of ending world hunger over the same ten year time frame is $300 billion.

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Overeating Now a Bigger Global Problem than Lack of Food

Written by on December 14, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Overeating Now a Bigger Global Problem than Lack of Food

The largest ever study into the state of the world’s health has revealed that, for the first time, the number of years of healthy living lost as a result of people eating too much outweigh the number lost by people eating too little. The Global Burden of Disease report – a massive research effort involving almost 500 scientists in 50 countries…

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