Fairfood Friday #42
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Fairfood Friday #42

09 March 2012, 9:00

Every Friday we round up the most interesting, inspiring or funny stories we came across while conducting research for our news stories. This week: Busting the Forest Myths: People as Part of the Solution. 

Have you read something we should know about? Please let us know in the comments.

Busting the Forest Myths: People as Part of the Solution
The long-held contention that rural forest communities are the prime culprits in tropical forest destruction is increasingly being discredited, as evidence mounts that the best way to protect rainforests is to involve local residents in sustainable management.

Squirrel Nutcase
The moral and culinary merits of exotic flesh

Meet Jonathan Foley, “Climate Pragmatist”
Get a feel for his work and views in this video in which he explains his work on “Planetary Boundaries”

A Fall to Cheer
For the first time ever, the number of poor people is declining everywhere

What´s the Best Choice?
Are you up to speed on seafood production and sustainability? Put your sea smarts to the test.

Why I Must Speak About Climate Change
Climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change.

An Unconventional Approach to Creating a Sustainable Economy
Unlike the economy, the planet by nature is sustainable and may offer alternative solutions to transforming our global economic systems.

A Silver Rose for Banana Union Leader
A woman union leader has won a prestigious award for her struggle to support workers in Honduras supplying bananas to British stores for as little as £5 a day.

Dirkje Koene is a Copywriter for Fairfood International.

Image: Frank Wuestefeld (CC License)

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