By the end of this century, many sea-creatures may be history. As we keep dumping greenhouse gases into the air, the oceans keep sucking them up, making the waters deadly to their inhabitants.
Wrote three stories for the Observer (links to each one below) this weekend around the G8 discussion on food security and child hunger. Interesting comments, particularly on the piece on the Gates Foundation's work; boy, do some Guardian Online users hate the corporates. Often with good reason. But when government has done so badly at tackling … Continue reading Hunger, child nutrition and eight ways to feed the world
New books by Paul McMahon and Jay Rayner. Published in The Observer, 3 June 2013 Food got bigger than DIY about a decade back, but publishing took a while to hoist its tired old frame on to the bandwagon. Now the food books tumble out, unstoppable, in a startling range of sub-genres. There's the cookbook with jokes. … Continue reading How to feed the world (book review)
As requested... I went to an Action Against Hunger Love Food Give Food event this week to speak on social media and hunger: publicised as "Can bloggers end child hunger?" Which is what you might call a big ask. However... it all came out rather hopeful. Blogging won't end hunger – but there's an awful lot … Continue reading Nine things to do today to solve world hunger