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Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

...Food Festival this past weekend, I'm inspired by the different organizations that have been working on creating food security for our region - University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension, the Sustainable Southeast Partnership in Action...
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...prominent place to get our issues addressed on climate change," Hawley said. "It's all about life safety and food security."Brian Deese, Obama's senior adviser for climate and energy issues, said the federal government was working...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...the benefit of Arctic people. We have done so responsibly and in alignment with our subsistence priority ensuring food security.From 1989 to present, NANA shareholders have received more than $200 million in dividends that are a direct result...
In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...waited under shady trees for medical examinations.UNICEF's South Sudan representative Jonathan Veitch said the food security situation in the two areas appeared better than expected with low rates of child malnutrition despite earlier famine...
Nation and World
Lecture to discuss African food security

...Affairs Council tonight hosts agricultural consultant Roland Bunch for a lecture on Africa's growing problems with food security.The lecture takes place at 5 p.m. in the KTOO @360 studio at the corner of Egan and Willoughby.Bunch is a frequent...
Around town for Wednesday, Aug. 26

...Details: Ralph, 789-6050. Juneau World Affairs Council event, 5 p.m., KTOO Studios. "The Gathering Crisis of Food Security in Africa: Its Nature, Geography and Possible Solutions" with Roland Bunch.Chateau St. Michelle & Chef Nel Uddipa...
'Identity through Pride': Festivities on Prince of Wales Island unite Alaskan Haidas families collected their share, the significance of putting up food was tangible."When you consider community food security, it becomes additionally important to teach these skills. Even in my lifetime it has changed, when I was growing...
Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...long-term potential of initiatives to boost power access and food security for millions on the continent. They stress the importance...governments or businesses, including his Feed The Future food security program and Power Africa electricity initiative...
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Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...things like that are a little bit fussy."DeBernardi says she wants to focus on raising calves and the cultural and food-security benefits relocations can bring to Alaska."This is Alaska, this is a little bit different," she said, referring...
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster Not all who buy locally-grown vegetables at community markets are interested in kayaktivism. But regional food security, local commerce and energy self-sufficiency are big steps in the right direction that we all can feel good about taking...


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