Tag: Climate Change

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Hi, and welcome to WURcast! Here, Wageningen University and Research offers you a lot of great clips! Free and for everybody! For you, your neighbor, your teacher or even for your grandma! Okay, here is how it works: The video’s are subdivided in 6 different play lists. Food & Nutrition Global One Health Metropolitan Solutions…


Food Waste Innovators wanted! REFRESH Food Waste Solution Contest Call for Submissions

Could food waste be the next European crisis? 20% of food is lost or wasted in Europe. The UN estimates that globally this figure is closer to 30%. Today food has taken to the streets in several European capitals to protest against what they are calling staggering amounts of food waste. We now take you…


Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?)


My name is Joel Cohen I’m Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University and at Columbia University in New York City.   My background is partially in public health and partially in applied mathematics. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY DEMOGRAPHY? Why should you consider taking a course in demography in college? 

You will be growing up…


TEDxMasala – Dr Vandana Shiva – Solutions to the food and ecological crisis facing us today.

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Tanya Cushman So I could actually have spent all my life in this city and being a Mumbai girl if I had stayed on at the BARC, the Bhabha Atomic Research Center. Why did I go back to my hometown, Dehradun? And why do I do what I do today? It’s…