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Google Develops New Technology to Track Global Over-Fishing

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global over-fishing is causing the destruction of ocean ecosystems. According to a 2014 United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report, more than 90 percent of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited or over-fished and about one-third of marine fish stocks worldwide have been over-fished.

Cameras to Train Rural Indian Women in Innovative Farming

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women in India are the major food producers, with about 78 percent of all economically active women engaged in agricultural activities. Nearly 70 percent of the farming work in India is performed by women. They play a critical role in main crop production, live-stock production, horticulture, forestry, and fishing.

Investing In The Next Generation Of Scholars

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Where will the scientists of tomorrow come from? Just maybe from the Amgen Foundation, which is expanding its Amgen Scholars Program, with new host institutions in the U.S., Europe and for the first time in Japan.

Fighting Hunger In the U.S. as One In Five Children Go Hungry

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One in five children faces hunger in America. Or let’s put this another way - one in four people in a soup kitchen line is a child.  The U.S. faces a child hunger problem of massive proportions, where more than one in three households served by food banks include children.

International Experts And Civil Society Groups Want Tobacco-style Global Treaty To Tackle Poor Diets

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In a global show of support for increased efforts to tackle diet-related ill health, leading health campaigners and consumer advocates from across the world have publically endorsed calls for a tobacco-style Global Convention to protect and promote healthy diets.

Amazon Commits to 100% Clean Energy for Cloud Services

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The world’s largest cloud-computing company, Amazon, has made a major commitment to run its cloud services entirely on renewable energy. With this comprehensive environmental pledge, Amazon has finally chosen to follow the same path as already taken by tech giants Google, Apple, and Facebook.

British American Tobacco Helps Improve Farmers’ Livelihoods

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Tobacco growing has been an area of considerable debate with regard to the economic, social and environmental impact of this commercial crop. As one of the leaders in tobacco production, British American Tobacco (BAT) has recognized its responsibility to address the impact positively and shown commitment to supporting the tobacco farming communities globally and helping them prosper in a sustainable environment.

Companies Making an Effort to Build Deforestation-Free Supply Chains

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Forests provide one of the cheapest and most effective ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere, and thereby help mitigate climate change. In the last few decades, global forests have absorbed about a third of the annual carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere from fossil fuels. However, human beings have been destroying forests at a rate of 13 million hectares per year for the last 10 years.

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