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Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”

Alanna Orpen

Alanna Orpen

PR Assistant at BioMedCentral
With a BSc in Zoology from the University of Durham, Alanna assisted with cheetah conservation and land rehabilitation projects in Africa, before entering the realm of science communication. Having achieved a Masters in Science Communication from Imperial College London, and after experimenting with art infused science activities, she joined BioMed Central in April 2014.
Alanna Orpen

Food insecurity affects one billion people around the world, with millions suffering from chronic hunger and under-nourishment. Urban societies often… Read more »

Madagascar – an island swarming with problems

James Balm

With problems ranging from locust plagues to forest destruction, Madagascar may appear to be a beautiful & diverse paradise, but looks can be… Read more »