December 15, 2014 / Newsweek
Amy Maxmen
How indigenous crops can help bring food security to Ethiopia.
December 10, 2014 / Fast Company
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
A bird's-eye view of our post-apocalyptic landscape.
December 5, 2014 / Landscape Architecture Magazine
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
Environmentalists have had success slowing down, and maybe halting, the Keystone XL pipeline. But oil companies are making plans to ship tar sands oil from Alberta to the Gulf Coast no matter what.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Global poultry genetics giant Hy-Line is positioning itself to have a greater role as China's egg industry moves from 10,000-hen farms to U.S.-style operations of 1 million birds or more.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
In the wake of scandals involving tainted milk, Chinese officials are pushing for U.S.-size dairy farms with thousands of cows. But consolidation has costs.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Corn — not rice or wheat — is the largest crop in China, and the country has a glut of the grain now. But more corn doesn't equal more food security, experts argue.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese hog farms were notoriously inefficient, unsafe and environmentally damaging. Can they change to compete with U.S. pork producers?
October 12, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
It helps to have an "old friend" in China. Especially if he's the paramount leader.
October 7, 2014
Meghan Dhaliwal
Photographers take hard look at exploitative working conditions, health hazards and environmental problems associated with production of leather, garments and gold.
October 3, 2014
Mattathias Schwartz
A panel discussion on U.S. drug policy with Hamilton Morris, Kathleen Frydl, and César Gaviria, the former president of Colombia. Sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, and n+1.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adiba Khan, Paul Nevin
"We are losing a lot of our women, who could support our economy, who are our mothers and sisters, you know, for no reason."

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