world hunger

Scientists Grow Shrimp In A Lab And They May End Slavery In Fish Trade

Americans reportedly eat 4 billion pounds of seafood every year. And a large portion of that (a quarter!) is shrimp. Unfortunately fishing for shrimp is a horrible industry. Shrimp fisherman in Thailand for example are essentially slaves. In addition, the shrimp farming industry has a gigantic carbon footprint.

Biotech scientists decided to start… More »


UN: World Hunger Has Dropped By 10 Percent Over The Last 25 Years

There are 200 million fewer hungry people in the world than there were in 1990; FIFA’s mum while the Qatari government won’t let Nepalese workers attend funerals for earthquake victims; a GIF art exhibit in Paris sounds just awful; Casa Ruby provides hope and help for trans* adults in D.C. More »


Drew Barrymore Brings Big Check, New Boyfriend To Oprah

Yesterday Drew Barrymore appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to announce that she was donating $1 million dollars of her own money to the United Nations’ World Food Program, which is aiming to feed 10 million more children in Africa by Thanksgiving Day. While she was there, she also dished about her new boyfriend, Justin… More »