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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 Jan 2018

Yemen could face famine in 2018 as war continues, aid agencies warn

BEIRUT/ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Already battered by three years of war, Yemen is in danger of tipping into famine in 2018 if fighting continues to disrupt imports of food aid, aid agencies warned.

12 Jan 2018

Freshwater under stress as acidity rises, scientists say

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some freshwater ecosystems are acidifying rapidly as carbon dioxide emissions rise, according to research by German scientists, raising fears over fish stocks and water quality.

12 Jan 2018

Freshwater under stress as acidity rises, scientists say

ROME, Jan 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some freshwater ecosystems are acidifying rapidly as carbon dioxide emissions rise, according to research by German scientists, raising fears over fish stocks and water quality.

11 Jan 2018

Urban farms 'critical' to combat hunger and adapt to climate change

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - They may look small scale, but rooftop farms, vertical gardens and allotments could prove crucial in fighting hunger in urban areas, researchers said Wednesday.

09 Jan 2018

Warming oceans could scupper marine food system - scientists

ROME, Jan 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Failure to rein in global temperature rises could cause the marine food web to collapse, devastating the livelihoods of tens of millions of people who rely on fisheries for food and income, scientists have warned.

08 Jan 2018

Peru's alpine herders revive ancient technologies to face the future

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With their alpine grasslands shrinking due to erratic rainfall and glacier retreat, herders in Peru's central Andes have decided that the future lies in reviving the past.

08 Jan 2018

Peru's alpine herders revive ancient technologies to face the future

ROME, Jan 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With their alpine grasslands shrinking due to erratic rainfall and glacier retreat, herders in Peru's central Andes have decided that the future lies in reviving the past.

28 Dec 2017

Can agriculture and the climate fix their 'unhappy marriage' in 2018?

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After René Castro-Salazar attended the first U.N.-led climate talks in Berlin in 1985 as Costa Rica's environment and energy minister, he tried to talk about agriculture and climate change - but few wanted to join the conversation.

28 Dec 2017

ANALYSIS-Can agriculture and the climate fix their "unhappy marriage" in 2018?

ROME, Dec 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After René Castro-Salazar attended the first U.N.-led climate talks in Berlin in 1985 as Costa Rica's environment and energy minister, he tried to talk about agriculture and climate change - but few wanted to join the conversation.

19 Dec 2017

With ferns, fish and roots, Ecuador brings its rainforest to restaurant tables

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ferns that taste like asparagus when sautéed in olive oil and salt. Leaves with the flavor of garlic. A black, spicy sauce derived from bitter manioc root to go with paiche, a giant Amazonian fish.

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