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Everything you Need to Know About Eating Insects

Thu, 2014-10-02 10:27

With a growing world population and diminishing resources, we explore the sustainable option of edible insects. 

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Insect burgers could be the future

Fri, 2014-08-08 11:47

Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that's a lot of power.

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Can a palm weevil cure world hunger?

Thu, 2014-07-31 15:06

Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and depth of different cultures, countries and regions.

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Are Bugs the Secret Weapon to Fighting World Hunger?

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:45

Mohammed Ashour has an idea he is certain will help the world’s millions of impoverished, ill-nourished slum dwellers. It’s simple: Feed them bugs.

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Peneliti Kanada Berharap Serangga dapat Atasi Masalah Pangan Global

Thu, 2014-06-12 15:30

Berkurangnya pasokan makanan dunia sempat membuat PBB tahun lalu memromosikan hidangan dari seranggayang kaya nutrisi, tinggi protein, rendah lemak dan mudah didapatkan. Selain itu dalam konferensi 'Serangga sebagai Pangan Dunia' baru-baru ini, para ahli pangan juga mensosialisasi serangga sebagai pangan ramah lingkungan. 

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Ottawa researcher hopes bugs can address global food insecurity

Wed, 2014-06-11 12:32

Gabe Mott is spending the summer in Mexico, where the company he's part of is trying to figure out how to industrialize the production of insects — or micro-livestock — to address global food insecurity.

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Canadian startup banks on bugs as ‘the new sushi’

Fri, 2014-06-06 13:14

Mohammed Ashour dreams of a world where gourmet grasshoppers are devoured by urban professionals, where savoury palm weevils are slurped back as delicacies.

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