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How using antibiotics in agriculture fuels resistance beyond the farm

How using antibiotics in agriculture fuels resistance beyond the farm

This month, PBS NewsHour covered one of the most pressing health issues that we face today: antibiotic resistance. Lance B. Price, Ph.D., microbiologist and director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, appears in the series and explains why we must tackle antibiotic overuse in the farming industry if we’re to address this global threat.

The Climate Change Threat to Global and National Security

The Climate Change Threat to Global and National Security

More than 10 years ago, a dozen distinguished, retired three- and four-star generals and admirals came together to study the projected impacts of climate change on our infrastructure and national security. Cheryl Rosenblum, executive director of the CNA Military Advisory Board, shares their findings.

Shareholders become powerful force in the fight against superbugs

Shareholders become powerful force in the fight against superbugs

Backed by Rachel’s Network, As You Sow launched its antibiotics shareholder initiative in 2015, working directly with company management to establish better policies and practices. By exerting shareholder power directly with corporations and working with other shareholder advocates like the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and Green Century, As You Sow has secured strong antibiotics commitments from several of the nation’s largest restaurant companies.

Investing in the Entrepreneurs Fighting Climate Change

Investing in the Entrepreneurs Fighting Climate Change

You might not read about these startups on mainstream tech websites, and none of them are based in Silicon Valley. But they’re all advancing the fields of clean energy, sustainable agriculture, and other carbon reduction goals, Paris accord or not.

Support Women to Support Rural America

Support Women to Support Rural America

The slow dissolution of one way of life has left many folks in rural places like Grayson County, Virginia feeling forgotten and displaced. Member Charlotte Hanes says we need to support some of the hardest working people our great country has ever produced: the people who feed us. And a good way to do this is to empower women.

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