Food

"Rush to Use Crops as Fuel Raises Food Prices and Hunger Fears"

"Each year, an ever larger portion of the world’s crops — cassava and corn, sugar and palm oil — is being diverted for biofuels as developed countries pass laws mandating greater use of nonfossil fuels and as emerging powerhouses like China seek new sources of energy to keep their cars and industries running."

Source: NY Times, 04/07/2011
June 22, 2012 to June 25, 2012

Aspen Environment Forum

The 2012 Aspen Environment Forum in Colorado, presented by the Aspen Institute in partnership with National Geographic, will focus on Living in the New Normal: how the planet is adapting, how we are adapting, and how adapting does not mean accepting.

May 2, 2011

DEADLINE: USC Annenberg Mini Fellowship/Reporting Grant

Call for Applications! Based at USC's Annenberg School of Journalism, The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships offer professional journalists this opportunity to apply for an all-expenses-paid mini fellowship with $2,000-$10,000 reporting grant. Grantees spend the week of July 24 - 29, 2011 in Los Angeles. Students are ineligible. Apply by May 2, 2011.

 

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