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28 Awesome Innovations Feeding Our Cities

Around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas. According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), urban farms already supply food to about 700 […]

Animals & Environment, Food & Nutrition, The WIP Talk

Irish People Say No to Domestic Water Charges

by Lucy Fitzgerald -Ireland- A contentious issue in Ireland is the government’s decision to introduce water charges for every household. There have been mass anti-water charge […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Ireland, Natural Resources, Politics & Democracy, Uprisings, Water

Kashmir Floods: “Please Don’t Panic, We Will Reach You”

by Lubna Reshi -Indian-administered Kashmir- Srinagar is not the same as when I left in mid-August. I feel like I have returned to a warzone. Devastation […]

Feature Articles, Kashmir, Natural Disasters, The World

The Great Invisible Explores Human Cost of Deepwater Horizon Disaster

by Danielle Steer –USA– I recently read that your 20s are a defining decade in regards to a person’s development. As I near the end of […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Corporations, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Latin America, Petroleum, Science & Technology, United States

Pesticide Stricken Honeybee Hives On a Sustainable Family Farm

Folklore is such that a beekeeper should tell her hives of deaths, weddings or other significant family events. On the afternoon of Tuesday June 17, 2014, […]

Agriculture, Animals, Animals & Environment, Oregon, Science & Technology, The WIP Talk

Restoring First Foods to the Columbia River Basin

by Michelle Tolson -USA- “I want to make money, but I have to take care of the fish,” said Yakama Nation fisherwoman Caroline Looney Hunt when […]

Feature Articles, Food & Nutrition, Indigenous Culture, Land Rights, Native Americans, Natural Resources, Science & Technology, United States

Ditch Your Plastic This World Ocean’s Day!

June 8 is World Ocean’s Day! Kate Daniels Kurz, Executive Editor of The WIP, recently sat down with Sarah-Mae Nelson, Climate Change Interpretive Specialist at the […]

Animals & Environment, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Pollution, Science & Technology, Social Change

Lessons on Peace from Ugandan Coffee Growers

Last night executive editor of The WIP, Kate Daniels participated in a panel discussion following a showing of Delicious Peace Grows in a Ugandan Coffee Bean, […]

Africa, Agriculture, Religion, The WIP Talk

Water, Dignity and Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in Kenya

by Gemma Bulos –USA– “The human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in human dignity. It is a prerequisite for the realization of […]

Business & Economy, Employment, Feature Articles, Kenya, Natural Resources, Poverty, Technology, The World, Water, Women's Empowerment

Marine Theme Parks Place Profits Over Animal Welfare

by Katie Palmer –Canada– Like for many Canadian children, the 1993 Warner Brothers classic Free Willy fueled my love of orca whales, colloquially known as “killer […]

Animals & Environment, Business & Economy, Conservation, Feature Articles, Science & Technology

Screenless Sundays: Almost Amish Tips for Taking A Technology Fast

by Nancy Sleeth –USA– Something is wrong, terribly wrong, about our time. We feel it like a splinter in our hearts. There is no room for […]

Animals & Environment, Feature Articles, Religion, Technology

VIP Falcon Health Care in the United Arab Emirates

by Victoria Aitken –UK– Ever heard of a hospital which is an international tourist attraction recommended by guidebooks and airlines? Where state of the art medical […]

Animals, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Middle East, Science & Technology