#Farming

  • 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

  • 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

  • Article: This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village
    Finance & Innovation

    This Incredible Skyscraper Is Also a Farm That Can Feed a Village

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 28, 2017

    The Mashambas Skyscraper could revolutionize small farming in rural Africa. Read more

  • Article: This Is Why Richard Branson Wants New Zealand Farms to Grow Weed
    Environment

    This Is Why Richard Branson Wants New Zealand Farms to Grow Weed

    By Meghan Werft|March 29, 2017

    And for good reason. Read more