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"Future Solutions for a Food Secure World"

Call for Abstracts for a special issue of Solutions Journal

Deadline for abstracts 31 July 2015

Send any questions and abstracts to foodsecuresolutions@gmail.com

For more information and updates about the Special Issue see:...

Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the planet, hold 97 percent of its water, produce more than half of the oxygen in the atmosphere, and absorb the most carbon. We evolved from the oceans and they are crucial for life on planet earth.

The marine environment is also where we work, trade, recreate, and obtain food. About 40 percent of humanity lives within 100 kilometers of the coast...

Noteworthy

Snow leopards, a strikingly magnificent species of wild cats, are facing the risk of decreasing rapidly into extinction. Although snow leopards are spread across the mountains of 12 Asian countries, a...

In higher education as well as the worldwide workforce, women are underrepresented in the STEM fields, particularly in computer science and technology. According to the National Science Foundation,...

The literacy rate of women in Afghanistan is among the lowest in the world, with UNESCO reporting only 24 percent of women over the age of 15 as literate in 2015. The Afghan Institute for Learning (AIL...

Nev Hyman is famous in the surfing world for founding Firewire, one of the world's largest and most successful manufacturers of surfboards. What's lesser known is the company's core principal of...

On Thursday, May 14, an unprecedented alliance took a stand against the North American coal industry. The historic gathering brought together nine tribes from Montana, Washington, and British Columbia...

What happens when Tinder meets the Israel–Palestine conflict? A new dating and friendship app that aims to tackle misperceptions fueled by segregation and spark meaningful dialogue between young...

The secret is out: New York City has been quietly dumping its retired and decrepit subway cars into the ocean for years. But before you accuse the city of gross environmental crimes and large-scale...

This fall, a new kind of public school will open its doors for a new era of students in Owensboro, Kentucky in the United States. The Owensboro Innovation Academy is demonstrative of the innovation it...

Nineteen-year-old Sara Covelli is leading the charge at Union College in New York towards a more sustainable way of living. Covelli developed a passion for the environment as a child at summer camps...

At a time when using public transportation can instill fear in a woman, cab companies from India to New York City are providing safer options for travel. Meru Cab chief executive Siddhartha Pahwa...

Landmines are an old weapon that were used heavily in WWII and continue to pose a threat today in many developing countries. In Cambodia, landmines have claimed more than 64,000 casualties since 1979....

At age two and a half years old, young Duygu Kayaman of Turkey lost her sight due to a lump behind her visual nerve. Not willing to give up, she began her educational journey at Turkan Sabanci Primary...

Good news from off the coast of California in the United States: once ravaged by whaling, the California blue whale population has rebounded to 97 percent of historic levels.

Researchers from...

Paris' first female mayor began her term with a dramatic democratic move: opening the city budget to public participation. Mayor Anne Hidalgo set aside €426 million, 5 percent of the city's investment...

Sometimes, powerfully innovative solutions are as simple as a bar of soap. Science has already proven that regular hand washing with soap and water can reduce mortality from preventable diseases, such...

Perspectives

Our oceans are vast, mysterious, full of natural beauty, and vital to life on earth. The oceans drive our weather patterns, keep our air clean, and provide the foundation of a complex food web that sustains life as we know it. With so much...

I was born and raised in Alkhobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. Growing up in Saudi, I honestly had everything a girl like me could ask for in this world: a loving family, a good education, free health care, and a safe and secure environment....

If we are to create a society that values black life, we cannot ignore the role of food and land.

In August, five young men showed up at Soul Fire Farm, a sustainable farm near Albany, New York, where I work as an educator and...

The late Judith Scott was born with Down syndrome, went deaf as a child, and never learned how to speak. For over three decades she languished in a Dickensian institution until her twin sister, Joyce, enrolled her in the Creative Growth Art...

Interview

The Path to Global Food Security: An Interview with Jim Morris

Editorial

China Needs to Invest in a Better Environment

Featured Media Review

Book

When browsing among the shelves at the local book store, The Cost Disease is apt to be a turnoff for those looking for an upbeat read. In a sense, this would be a serious error, and a...