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A woman leading change in Yemen

...they finish school. Illiteracy among women is still a whopping 67 percent, women are typically the first victims of food shortage (one in three Yemenis suffers from severe malnutrition, according to the United Nations), and many have difficult...
Outside editorial: As food prices increase, American security is at stake

...extreme drought in Russia, China and elsewhere; and profiteering in the commodities markets. The result is a world food shortage. One other factor: the worldwide financial collapse of 2008-2009. Western governments are retrenching. One result...
Study: Gray whale comeback may be based on miscalculation

...aren't at their natural limit, then some other problem is harming them, Palumbi said. And that has to do with a food shortage and global warming, researchers theorize. The gray whale relies on massive numbers of small crustaceans that live...
Local growth, learn about the complexities of food production and build a more resilient system. And though there is no food shortage in America today, the timing dovetails with a larger do-it-yourself mindset spurred by an ailing economy. Farmers...
Sitka group offers 'garden match' plan

...the quality and healthfulness of the vegetables. Growing food locally also improves our 'food security,' making a food shortage less likely in case of high fuel prices or bad weather." SGWG is asking Sitka residents who have garden space to...
Local filmmaker premieres feature at Anchorage Film Festival

...couple while it weighs its choices. Another scene, harrowing for other reasons, details the couple's alarming food shortage. As demoralizing and energy-sapping as that was, however, it still was nothing compared to what the couple calls...
Meat habit is fueling world famine

...4 billion people could be fed with the grain and soybeans fed to U.S. cattle alone. In the midst of a global food shortage, it is wasteful to feed perfectly edible food to farmed animals rather than feed it directly to malnourished people...
Outside column: Candidates' gas policy approach bombs

...of the deepening global economic crisis, as skyrocketing oil prices push up commodity prices and spark a worldwide food shortage. So it's no surprise that presidential contenders Barack Obama and John McCain are vying to promise relief from...


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