Food and Agriculture Organization
The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization just released its biannual State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report and the findings are unsettling to say the least.
The world is full of cows and chickens, but many breeds are being ignored and lost, along with their important genes.
From Somalia to South Africa, nearly a dozen countries struggle to cope with food shortages, crop failures, and dwindling water supplies.
New research reveals that drought and heat waves can have severe impacts on cereal production, while floods and cold spells don't — and rich countries, not developing ones may be the most impacted.
The first diagnosed case of ebola in the United States has sent some people in the West into a panic, but the reality of the virus is still far worse in West Africa, where the outbreak has sent some food prices soaring and potentially endangered...