As the global demand for corn continues to rise, analysts are waiting to see the effect the U.S. drought will have on the international grain industry. Corn is increasingly being used to convert into ethanol in the U.S. and in high demand in China where it it used to feed into the meat industry, and it has yet to be seen how this year’s significant loss in harvest will impact grain use across the globe.
Syrian forces shot dead 20 people on Friday and flooded rural areas around Damascus with troops to try to end six months of demonstrations against President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.
Brussels will free its streets of cars and heavy traffic this Sunday as it celebrates its 11th annual car-free day, marking a week when cities across Europe promote cycling and other green transport
AmeriCares expanded its Hurricane Irene response with the launch of a $500,000 U.S. Disaster Recovery Initiative to aid survivors of Irene and other recent emergencies.
Gunmen from the Pakistani Taliban fired grenade launchers and AK-47’s at a school bus on Tuesday, killing the driver, four children and injuring 18 others.
We’re teaming up with ACT:S to End Malaria to put on a FREE concert with Josh Garrels on September 17th.
This 2009 recap video (embedded below) from ONE is great—it reminds us what we’re all…