Good Life: Small is good for food

There are huge, murky issues we can easily get lost in when thinking about the peril facing our planet, but the small things are just as important, writes Susan Morrell.

20th April, 2013
'The world population is set to hit nine billion by 2050. Is there enough land to support that many people?'

Tomorrow is Earth Day and, while many of us celebrate the planet's natural resources and strive to bring awareness to the growing threats against them, millions of people in the world will continue to go hungry.

Addressing a two-day summit on world hunger in Dublin last week, President Michael D Higgins said that "the persistence of hunger in the 21st century represents . . . the greatest ethical failure of the current global system".

The conference also included...

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