The Importance of Freshwater Fisheries


Hundreds of millions of people around the world depend on freshwater fisheries for their health and livelihoods. There is some level of controversy surrounding fish consumption: What fish are most healthful to eat? What fish are safe to eat? Is it better to eat wild or farmed fish? How can the earth’s fisheries be maintained … Continue reading The Importance of Freshwater Fisheries

Entomophagy: Tasty and Nutritious Insects to Sustainably Feed a Growing Global Human Population


Sustainably feeding the growing global human population is one of the greatest challenges of our time. As climate change advances, and ecosystems are degraded due to unsustainable land use, resource scarcity will rise around the globe.   In terms of diet, the inability to grow fresh and nutritious foods on degraded and desertified lands could … Continue reading Entomophagy: Tasty and Nutritious Insects to Sustainably Feed a Growing Global Human Population

GLOBAL CONTEXT OF GLYPHOSATE USE AND MISUSE


For many, glyphosate conjures up images of vast industrial monocultures, genetically engineered crops, and huge global industries and corporations. But glyphosate in particular, as the world’s most widely used herbicide, has and continues to have many other applications, and its full impacts on human and environmental health are poorly understood. No matter on which side … Continue reading GLOBAL CONTEXT OF GLYPHOSATE USE AND MISUSE