His new project may sound like a Robert Ludlum thriller, but documentarian Niccolo Piazza is focused on the mountain communities of Gilgit–Baltistan and their "symbiotic relationship" with their environment.
Climate change, one of most pressing global problems of our time, has been reduced to a punch line — right when high temperatures, reduced rainfall, and drought have pushed the cost of maize and soybeans to record highs.
A Japanese NGO helps diners in the developed world eat less so that schoolchildren in Africa eat enough. The organization's American co-president explains how it all got started, and the differences between running an NGO in Japan and the United States.
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