#ForewordFriday: Biting the Hands that Feed Us

As a regular consumer of food, you would be reasonable to assume that food laws and agencies work to combat things like food waste, foodborne illness, inhumane livestock conditions, and disappearing fish stocks. However, some regulations do just the opposite.
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#ForewordFriday: Paths within Reach Edition

As a Sustainability Management graduate student, I was naturally captivated by the latest edition of the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World series Is Sustainability Still Possible?. This book provides the practices and policies that will steer us in the right direction to prosperity, without diminishing the well-being of future generations. As I prepare to graduate and start my career, State of the World 2013:
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#Foreword Friday: Mortgaging the Earth Edition

The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was supposed to be a turning point for the World Bank. What's happened since then? How have the Bank's efforts fallen short? Called a “detailed and thought-provoking look at an important subject” by The New York Times, Mortgaging the Earth analyzes the twenty year period leading up the Rio Summit. Rich offers not only an important history but critical insights about economic development that are ever-more relevant today.