Freelance journalist and strategic planner with a focus on social change and food. Previously Global Journalism Fellow @munkjournalism email@example.com
(Reuters) - "Balik ekmek! Balik ekmek!" (Fish bread! Fish bread!) yell the vendors tucked under Istanbul's Galata Bridge, dishing out fish sandwiches to hordes of hungry locals and tourists much as they have for decades.
But frozen mackerel from Norway or imports from Morocco are more likely to fill the onion, lettuce and pickle stuffed buns than a fresh catch from the Bosphorus or Marmara Sea.
Steve Paikin recently talked to The Agenda's David Erwin and journalist Ali Morrow, who both recently visited Turkey, about that country's potential and problems. Topics included Turkey's mix of western and Muslim cultural influences, its dynamic economy, concerns over political corruption and authoritarianism, and a potential catastrophe looming for Turkey's crucial fishing industry.
U.S. policy to boost the use of fuel from renewable sources is generating additional greenhouse gas emissions due to rising trade in ethanol between the United States and Brazil, rather than lowering emissions as intended, research by Thomson Reuters Foundation shows.
Tillman Benfey and Michael Hansen discuss the pros, cons and ethical questions surrounding genetically engineered salmon
Certification schemes have grown in popularity as businesses race to build a profile as good corporate citizens. But, as recent developments in the construction industry suggest, this approach to corp...
If corporate social responsibility (CSR) is such a great idea, then why can’t half of Canada’s private companies be bothered?
That finding from a 2011 PwC study, challenges the argument that social re...
In answer to what has been the consummate issue with renewable energy ability to store sun and wind energy for use at a later time Donald Sadoway has created a battery that does just that.
If it works, it could alleviate pressure on congested energy grids. Provide power when the grid crashes due to natural disasters or in areas where there’s no grid all with lower greenhouse
But, with the battery still in the development phase, the question remains, will it work? Is the
Interview with Ken Valvur, President at Ontario Spring Water Sake Company on CBC's Lang & O'Leary
June 28, 2013
Canada is becoming a hot new market for sake brewers — keen to capitalize on the booming popularity of Japanese food and culture, while sake sales decline in Japan.
Ken Valvur has been bringing the best of Japan to Canada since founding Bento Nouveau sushi in 1996 — and most recently, opening Canada’s first sake brewery in Toronto.
“Fair trade” labels are popping up on more and more store shelves across Canada. Nearly 40% of Canadian shoppers recognize the little farmer with outstretched arms as a sign that their coffee, tea or ...