Food and Nutrition

Take No Meal for Granted

Some people think of famine and poverty as problems by which places like Canada or Quebec aren’t affected. However, thousands of people are not getting the nutrition that they need. 

Take no meal for granted

Some people think of famine and poverty as problems by which places like Canada or Quebec aren’t affected. However, thousands of people are not getting the nutrition that they need. 

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Volunteer Opportunity With the Défi Sportif Altergo

Défi Sportif Altergo,is a committed, competitive and driven organisation, “dedicated to the social inclusion of athletes with functional limitations.” They have a positive effect on these athletes, by  giving them the opportunity to compete in competitions at a high-level against people who have been going through the same thing as they are.

Hunger; Not in My Backyard!

In an article from the Globe and Mail written by Aleksandra Sagan published on February 19, 2016, it states that “some four million Canadians, or about 12.7 percent of households, experience some level of food insecurity, according to PROOF, a research group studying policy options to reduce the problem.

Unsustainable Animal Agriculture: Can Bugs Save Us?

According to a recent report by the WWF, feeding the ever-growing population of Earth is putting an immense strain on natural resources and biodiversity, primarily in already vulnerable landscapes around the world. Currently, the global population is over 7 billion people and rising quickly, our numbers are expected to reach 10 billion by 2060 (UN 2017). This increase in population coupled with an increase in demand for meat and animal by-products is quickly making animal agriculture one of the most unsustainable efforts on the planet.

Denmark’s embassy asks China for help to solve oyster invasion – a paradise for seafood foodies?

Non-native oysters have invaded Denmark’s shores. It is a disaster to native species because these oysters have over-populated and covered Scandinavian Coast. Under such a critical situation, Denmark’s embassy in China posted a commentary article this April on a Chinese social networking named Weibo. It described how these tiny guys “travel” from Asia to Europe and have reproduced in a dramatic speed. This article received more than 15000 responses in about ten days. One famous comment was “what extent do you want us to eat?

Genetically-modified Salmon Plant Environmental Assessment Flawed

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                The news article I chose (Yarr, 2017) had two purposes to it; the first was to inform the public about the questionable actions of the salmon producing company AquaBounty where they hadn't followed proper procedure with environmental assessments to make process of approval for their new facility easier. The second purpose was to inform the public on how the government dealt with the conflict and repercussions placed on the company. The main parties involved were the Coalition for the Protection of P.E.I.

Effects of Global Warming on Agriculture

Nicolas Scott
Maxime Lassonde
Georgi Maslyankov
Marco Polce

Consequences of global warming on agriculture