USDA Releases Updated “Food Environment Atlas”

Description:  Last week, the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) released an updated and expanded Food Environment Atlas, with 2012 data for many variables and 201

Funding Available for Farm to School

Description: Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the release of a request for applications for the third round of USDA’s

Congress Extends Automatic Spending Cuts

Description: Last week, the Senate voted 95-3 to pass a House-passed bill that reverses a $6 billion cut to cost-of-living increases (COLA) in military pensions.

Marius the giraffe puts zoos in the spotlight and finds them wanting

Description: Recent killings of healthy animals suggest it’s disingenuous for zoos to claim they are essential for species protection

Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity

Description: Blog for State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity. Visit here for latest updates, book chapters, policy briefs, events, and related news.

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