#Farming

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  • Article: Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space
    Finance & Innovation

    Students in Kenya Are Helping Launch the Country’s First Satellite Into Space

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 7, 2018

    It will be used to help improve farming methods and monitor the country’s coastline. Read more

  • Article: This ‘Super Bean’ Is Feeding and Empowering South Sudanese Refugees
    Food & Hunger

    This ‘Super Bean’ Is Feeding and Empowering South Sudanese Refugees

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 24, 2018

    Meet NABE15, the toughest bean you’ll ever encounter. Read more

  • Article: How the Humble Coffee Bean Is Helping Women Break Barriers All Over the World
    Girls & Women

    How the Humble Coffee Bean Is Helping Women Break Barriers All Over the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Women have always cultivated the coffee. Now they’re getting paid. 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: Bad News, Coffee Lovers – Climate Change Is Putting Ethiopia's Coffee at Risk
    Food & Hunger

    Bad News, Coffee Lovers – Climate Change Is Putting Ethiopia's Coffee at Risk

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2017

    Few crops are more universally loved than coffee. Read more