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Watch How the World Became Obese

Between 1975 and 2014 the worldwide prevalence of adult obesity tripled. This time-lapse shows, year-by-year and country-by-country, how the average BMI index sky-rocketed around the world.  

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Private Investors Play Key Role in Food Security

According to the report ‘Recurring Storms‘, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), private investment into agriculture is needed to bolster the efforts made to meet the UN’s food security-related Sustainable...

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We Only Consume 20 out of 300.000 Edible Plants!

Mother earth counts around 300.000 edible plants, yet, on average, 80% of our caloric intake is derived from 20 highly modified species. This interesting fact inspired an organisation called Bio-Innovation Zimbabwe (BIZ) to rediscover...

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Local Over Global?

Is globalisation in retreat? Is a 5 day work week a thing of the past? Watch how Bruce Greenwald, Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management and, Director of the Heilbrunn Center for...

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If The World Were 100 People

If the population of the world was only 100 people, what would society look like? Would we fight harder for equality? Watch this video to find out how many people would have shelter, clean...

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Poor to Gain from Bureaucracy

It may sound ludicrous, and many of us hate it, yet, increased bureaucracy may be just what the poor in developing parts of the world need. Presently four billion (!) people live without an...

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Africa is Huge!

The true size of Africa is often underestimated. This graphic clearly illustrates the sheer size of the continent, which is larger than the USA, China, India, Japan and all of Europe combined! A huge landmass...

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