#Food & hunger

  • Article: The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year
    Food & Hunger

    The Average Person Eats 70,000 Microplastics Each Year

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2018

    All of this consumed plastic could have negative health effects. Read more

  • Article: This Cop Fed a Homeless Woman and the Internet Is Loving It
    Food & Hunger

    This Cop Fed a Homeless Woman and the Internet Is Loving It

    By Joe McCarthy|April 4, 2018

    The story resonates partly because of the enduring problem of homelessness. Read more

  • Article: This German Food Bank Closed Its Doors to Refugees
    Food & Hunger

    This German Food Bank Closed Its Doors to Refugees

    By Joe McCarthy|March 16, 2018

    “The whole country is up in arms.” Read more

  • Article: Chocolate Could Vanish in 30 Years Because of Climate Change
    Food & Hunger

    Chocolate Could Vanish in 30 Years Because of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 2, 2018

    But GMO technology could be a solution. Read more

  • Article: US Commits $130 Million to Fight Food Crisis in Yemen
    Food & Hunger

    US Commits $130 Million to Fight Food Crisis in Yemen

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 12, 2017

    Yemen is facing one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Read more

  • Article: Shark Fin Soup Is Pushing Sharks to Extinction — Yet It’s Still Served
    Environment

    Shark Fin Soup Is Pushing Sharks to Extinction — Yet It’s Still Served

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2017

    A third of shark species are threatened. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change in South Sudan: Heartbreaking Photo Series Shows True Impact
    Environment

    Climate Change in South Sudan: Heartbreaking Photo Series Shows True Impact

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Oct. 19, 2017

    South Sudan is currently in the grip of a catastrophic famine. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Much Food Really Costs for People Around the World
    Food & Hunger

    Here’s How Much Food Really Costs for People Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    For millions of people around the world, a simple plate of food is a luxury. Read more