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Greenpeace Lauds Sustainable Seafood Retailers: Whole Foods, Wegmans, Hy-Vee, Safeway, Target

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world’s ocean life is getting depleted rapidly. Nearly 90 percent of all large, predatory fish have vanished forever from the world’s oceans. According to Ocean Wise, the only solution is to turn back from the brink, and to begin consuming seafood in a sustainable manner.

SolutionLab Creates "Light Bulb" Moments Around Food

Guest Blog by Jerry Hayes, Honey Bee Health Lead, Monsanto

Winner of the World Food Prize: Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, A Man Who Has Worked to Alleviate Hunger

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world owes a lot to thanks to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, and now, his significant work has been recognised.

Cargill Partners with PwC to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Agri-food supply chains are unique because of their high dependence on the natural resource bases. These supply chains typically extend across various geographies, which make it necessary to have a wide social and environmental understanding to identify the risks and opportunities in building sustainability, both for the short-term and long-term.

Dairy Companies Raise the Bar on Sustainability

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The future of the U.S. dairy industry depends on reducing its environmental impact. Climate change increases the risk of drought, floods and farm diseases, which pose a threat to dairy. Dairy farmers are employing innovative techniques and technology to achieve sustainability. Farms are now equipped with systems for nutrient management, water efficiency and waste reduction.

The Role of Industry in Agricultural Sustainability

Guest blog by Dr. Dan Goldstein, Monsanto

Humans survive on seeds, either directly or feeding them to livestock to produce meat, milk, and eggs. Modern cultures depend on crop cultivation. We employ sunlight, air, water, soil, and seed; battle weather, weeds, and insects; and then we harvest, necessarily hauling off nutrients from the soil. Farming sustainably is undoubtedly a challenge.

‘Peanut Butter for the Hungry’ Project Combats Global Hunger

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Sixty million children under the age of five worldwide suffer from severe malnutrition and 142 million from chronic malnutrition. One million of these children die every year as a consequence. Even the ones who survive are faced with severe long-term side effects. These children typically lag behind their peers in their development and suffer the physical and psychological effects of malnutrition throughout their lives.

How to Feed the Global Population of 2050: Net Impact’s “Nourishing Nine Billion” Campaign Offers Answers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Today, there are seven billion people on the planet. By 2050, that number is projected to grow to nine billion. This rapid rise in the world’s population raises an obvious question: with one billion people already going hungry today, how are two billion more to be fed?

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