Browsing the "Oxfam" Tag

Five Food-Related Charities

December 24th, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Or who won't even hint about what they want? Or maybe you just want to give something to those in need. These charities help people with groceries, farm animals, and vegetable gardens and also food safety, working conditions, and clean water. On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, you might not want to leave the home. No problem. All these charities accept online donations


New York Times, Oxfam, & Others Pick Up the Climate Change–Food Insecurity Story

June 7th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

You may be getting tired of my stories on climate change and food, but I think this is a critical topic already significantly affecting the lives of tens of millions of people (or more) that will become increasingly important in the years to come (if we don't do something to address climate change NOW). I'm not the only one trying to draw a little more attention to this critical topic, but not many big media agencies have been doing so (yet). This weekend, though, the New York Times published an above-the-fold, 4000-word, front-page story on the matter! The title: A Warming Planet Struggles to Feed Itself



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