#Agriculture

  • Article: After Maria, This Puerto Rican Farmer Still Has Electricity Because He Invested in Solar Panels
    Environment

    After Maria, This Puerto Rican Farmer Still Has Electricity Because He Invested in Solar Panels

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 11, 2017

    Other people are taking note. Read more

  • Feature: This Toxic Pesticide Is Illegal, Yet the EPA Keeps Authorizing Its Use
    FeatureEnvironment

    This Toxic Pesticide Is Illegal, Yet the EPA Keeps Authorizing Its Use

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 28, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    It’s impacting Latino and poor communities the most. Read more

  • Article: Why Funding Coconut Farms in the South Pacific with UK Aid Is Actually Critically Important
    Environment

    Why Funding Coconut Farms in the South Pacific with UK Aid Is Actually Critically Important

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 11, 2017

    Coconuts are for life, not just for hipsters. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Has Been Linked to 59,300 Farmer Suicides in India, Study Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Has Been Linked to 59,300 Farmer Suicides in India, Study Says

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 1, 2017

    It's an epidemic of suicide. Read more

  • Article: This Is How a Malnutrition Crisis Happens: Ethiopia’s Sudden Food Emergency
    Food & Hunger

    This Is How a Malnutrition Crisis Happens: Ethiopia’s Sudden Food Emergency

    By Tess Sohngen|June 27, 2017

    Ethiopia’s child malnutrition deaths just spiked tenfold — a warning sign of crisis. Read more

  • Article: The Son of a Nigerian Farmer Just Won the 'Nobel' of Food for Policies That Could Help End Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    The Son of a Nigerian Farmer Just Won the 'Nobel' of Food for Policies That Could Help End Hunger

    By Tess Sohngen|June 27, 2017

    His work is just one step in a long journey for African agriculture. Read more

  • Article: New Tool Aim to Predict and Thwart This Major Crop Killer: Locusts
    Finance & Innovation

    New Tool Aim to Predict and Thwart This Major Crop Killer: Locusts

    June 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tool is the latest in a series to apply satellite data to agricultural purposes. Read more

  • Article: This Fisherman Built a Hurricane-Proof Farm Under Water
    Food & Hunger

    This Fisherman Built a Hurricane-Proof Farm Under Water

    May 23, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The model, pioneered by nonprofit GreenWave, has drawn interest worldwide. Read more