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The volcano that caused famines in ancient Rome? It was in Alaska

Enlarge / The 10km-wide caldera on Alaska’s Unmak Island formed during the 43 BCE Okmok II eruption. (credit: Kerry Key (Columbia University, New York, NY))…

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Carbon Emissions Have More Than Doubled the Chances of Another Dust Bowl

It feels like the 1930s all over again. We’re facing an economic depression and there’s a push for New Deal-style policies to recover from it….

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Help The Hungry: Limited edition Damien Hirst print goes on sale to raise money for our appeal

Proceeds will go to The Felix Project, helping the group deliver food to the vulnerable Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/help-the-hungry-damien-hirst-limited-edition-print-sale-fundraise-a9519971.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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‘People are desperate’: floods and rock slides devastate western Uganda

Villagers who have lost everything are sheltering in makeshift camps where food, bedding and water are in short supply It was about 1am last Thursday…

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Aerial footage shows miles-long queue for food aid in South Africa

Aerial footage showed thousands of people queuing for miles down a dirt road in South Africa for charity food aid meant to relieve hunger caused…

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Help The Hungry: The volunteers building a National Food Service in the time of coronavirus

With an estimated three million people going hungry during lockdown, activists are working to build a universal food provision programme, writes Mark Critchley Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/help-the-hungry-national-food-service-coronavirus-covid-19-a9483171.html…

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USDA let millions of pounds of food rot while food-bank demand soared

Tens of millions of pounds of American-grown produce is rotting in fields as food banks across the country scramble to meet a massive surge in…

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Britain’s food banks prepare for surge in demand as millions lose their jobs

Before the parcel from the food bank arrived, Natasha Cartey had just half a bag of rice and a tub of butter. She was wondering…

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