The Other Epidemic

February 27, 2014

Diabetes in the developing world. Typically thought of as a disease of affluence, diabetes disproportionately affects South Asians, both poor and rich

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Is Fair Trade Still Fair?

February 6, 2014

Fair trade is now a multi-billion dollar industry. It may be marginalizing the very same people the movement was established to empower

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Our Top 13 Posts of 2013

January 2, 2014

With thanks to our readers for another great year at the Berman Institute Bioethics Bulletin, here are our top 13 posts from the past year

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Water Ethics

December 12, 2013

An interview with David Groenfeldt, PhD. Founder and Director of the Water-Culture Institute and author of ‘Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis’

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Hunger: More Than One Number

November 18, 2013

Measuring hunger is more complicated and controversial than it seems

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Our Sara Glass, coordinator of the Global Food Ethics Project, reports on a recent meeting hosted by George Washington University, “Feeding the Planet Summit: Sustainable Innovations in Food Security”

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Resisting the Evidence

October 21, 2013

According to a CDC report, antibiotic resistance is a growing public health threat. Unnecessary use of antibiotics is a major driver. Almost 80% of antibiotics sold in the US are administered to animals raised for food

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Food Doubly Wasted

October 4, 2013

Food waste undermines human wellbeing and violates our obligations to future generations through its effects on climate change, water use, and land use

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