Even as demand for cocoa climbs, smallholder cocoa farmers often struggle to make ends meet. Taco Terheijden, director of cocoa sustainability for Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, explores how the company is helping farmers increase profits in key cocoa-growing nations like Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
The connection between plagiarism and overall corruption in society can be made clearly. And increasingly, it is the wealthy and well-connected who benefit while the middle class and poor feel as if they are left behind.
Digital voice assistants like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana bring artificial intelligence into the palm of our hands. And a new AI platform promises software that essentially “writes itself.” Will such developments make our lives easier, or leave humans in the dust?
Marijuana use is still an offense within the world of professional sports; just about every professional league or athletics association says cannabis is a no-no under their blanket policies related to drug use. Former NFL player Ricky Williams wants to change that.
After examining genetically-engineered foods for two years, the National Academy of Sciences released its report. If you were expecting a silver bullet that would put this topic to rest, you may be left wanting. And it did little to pacify proponents or critics of GMO technology.
Conflict between labor unions and the French government accelerated last week when workers at refineries walked off their jobs, followed by nuclear power plant employees. The strikes come two weeks before France is set to host one of the world’s most popular global soccer tournaments, the Euro 2016.
Should the 2016 Olympic games in Rio be postponed, or even moved? In an open letter to the World Health Organization, 186 doctors from all continents, including three from Brazil, say yes.
Following the trend of oversized ‘McMansions’ in the 1990s, a growing number of homemakers are shunning unneeded living space in exchange for pint-sized dwellings that house only the essentials.
A female Vietnamese rapper asked the president about how important arts and culture — and hip-hop specifically — is to promoting a strong future for a nation.
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PwC Chairman Bob Moritz recently said the most significant way to memorialize the men and women who have made the ultimate of sacrifices is to honor veterans not only on one or two special days, but every day. Chris Crace, PwC’s veterans advocacy leader, explains what that means.
The daily breakfast is not a panacea for everyone, and studies that insist on that morning meal often use dubious methodology — or are funded by big food companies.
The Royal Society, which for 356 years has covered everything from farming to ethics to climate change, explored what it says are the 18 common questions Britons ask about GMO technology.
A Common Adaptation Unit can help the international community understand the output of adaptation funds pledged in Paris to deal with climate change. What would this unit look like?