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Opinion Piece Examines 4 Threats To Global Food Security

The Conversation: Four threats to global food security and what we can do about them Stuart Thompson, senior lecturer in Plant Biochemistry at University of Westminster “Can we really feed nine billion people? That’s the estimated global population in the year 2050. It should be possible, but things are looking…

More Than 2.5M People In Asia, Africa At Risk Of Zika Infection, Analysis Shows

Associated Press: Where’s Zika going next? Maybe China, India, or Nigeria “Scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that 2.6 billion people living in parts of Asia and Africa could be at risk of infection, based on a new analysis of travel, climate, and mosquito patterns in…

In Mozambique, Some Girls Forced Into, Turn To Sex Work To Survive

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Poor Mozambique families take girls’ virginity, force them into sex work “…Women’s rights campaigners say scores of mostly orphaned girls in Mozambique have suffered … sexual initiations at the hands of their guardians, who offer them to rich, older men in exchange for food, clothes, cash, or…

La Niña Weather Pattern Could Exacerbate Drought, Hunger In Somalia, U.N. Says

Reuters: U.N. worried La Niña will worsen ‘dire’ drought in Somalia “The La Niña weather phenomenon is likely to worsen drought and hunger in Somalia, especially in the north where many people and their animals are migrating in search of water after four failed rainy seasons, the United Nations said…

Family Planning, Population Growth Have Greater Impact On Water Scarcity Than Climate Change, Report Suggests

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: When It Comes to Water Scarcity, Population Growth Tops Climate Change Robert Engelman, senior fellow at the Worldwatch Institute and project director of the Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA), discusses findings from a FPESA report released at…

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