Vaidehi Shah –
[Book Review] If the world currently produces enough food to feed 10 billion people, why are almost a billion individuals still hungry? A recently published book, Food Foolish, explains why food waste is to blame for this problem and how it also contributes to worsening climate change, conflict, and water stress.
Lachezar Stamatov –
While the California construction industry was severely impacted by the 2008 financial crisis, there is no doubt that it is now on an upward swing now. But one other major phenomenon is threatening its success: the extreme droughts that have plagued the state for four years now.
Ocean ecosystems account for a major part of many East Asian economies. In a region so dependent on its seas, can economic growth in coastal and marine areas be sustainable? The emerging concept of the Blue Economy shows that yes, it can.