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By Judie Steeves - Kelowna Capital News Published: May 15, 2013 3:00 PM Updated: May 15, 2013 3:13 PM "Developers won't like it, but lots of people are fed up with increased density," notes renowned ecologist David Schindler, of the University of Alberta.
A group of teens from Lutheran Church of the Palms recently sacrificed a weekend during Lent to participate in World Vision's 30-Hour Famine - an event where teenagers fast for 30 hours, learn about global hunger and raise funds to feed and care for hungry children in their community and around the world.
Asserts the Kenyan libertarian, about his country's troubled neighbor : "The Somali problem though requires a home-based solution and by home-based I mean a solution that births and comes from Somalia itself.
As Somalia struggles to meet the daunting task of recovering from decades of raging civil strife and no effective government - not to mention the recurring blows of drought and famine - few challenges are greater than that of education.
Through the ages, they have faced frequent natural disasters, armed conflict, and political repression, and in the process they have suffered hunger, societal disruption and death.
A book released this week by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's forestry department attempts to persuade Westerners that they should see insects as a potential key food source for the future.
People unfamiliar with African cuisines often tend to lump them all in together: East African, West African, North African...what's the difference? We don't lump German and Italian food together simply because they share a border, however, nor do we regard Indian and Chinese as the same because they share a continent.
INVESTMENT advisors and stock brokers often use the phrase "climbing a wall of worry," an image meant to encourage investors by noting that investing in the future can still be worthwhile, even when that future looks grim.
Once it was USA for Africa, now Ethiopia's expats are returning to be part of a striving new middle class.
Best known for: In 2011 and 2012, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia were reeling from the region's worst drought and famine in 60 years.
If you're wondering what the real reason behind the fall of the Roman Empire was, it probably began with the mini-ice age of 535 CE that destroyed most of the world's food supply and raised the rat population resulting in the frantic escape from starvation by the Scythians, Huns, and other peoples migrating from Central Asia via the Caspian Sea and ... (more)
Remembering the victims of the Great Famine should encourage Irish people to intervene wherever there is injustice and hunger around the world, the President has said.
Sheikh Mujib Was the founder president of Bangladesh.After become a president he attacked brutally opposition,media and every sectors of newly gained independent Bangladesh.