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Farm Floods Will Hit Food Supplies and Drive Up Prices. Farmers Need Help to...

Written by: Elisabeth Vogel Some of Victoria’s most important agricultural regions are among the areas worst hit by severe floods inundating the state this week. This...

Maine Farms Could be Ideal Match for Solar Agrivoltaics, but More Funding Needed First

Written by: Annie Ropeik From spring to fall, Michael Dennett spends his days transporting sheep from his family’s homestead in Jefferson, Maine, to graze at...

On Washington’s Colville Reservation, Solar-Powered Microfarm Looks to Prove Model to Boost Food, Energy...

Written by: John Stang Two geodesic domes are being built in Nespelem, 16 miles north of the Grand Coulee Dam and the headquarters of the...

Ag’s Challenging Future in a Changing Climate

Written by: Jeff Masters with contribution from Bob Henson Increased drought and extreme heat adversely affecting agriculture likely pose the highest threat to civilization over...

Which Diet Will Help Save Our Planet: Climatarian, Flexitarian, Vegetarian or Vegan?

Written by: Mark Maslin The food we consume has a massive impact on our planet. Agriculture takes up half the habitable land on Earth, destroys forests and...

Eating Less Food from Animal Sources is Key to Reducing the Risk of Wildlife-Origin...

Written by: Giulia Wegner and Kris Murray The world is at greater risk of infectious diseases that originate in wildlife because people are encroaching on...

How to Stop Degraded Soil Damaging Food Security and the Climate

Written by: Simon Read Scientists are becoming increasingly alarmed about humanity wrecking something very fundamental to all of us: the soil under our feet. Why?...

These 3 Smartphone Apps are Helping to Reduce Food Waste Around the Globe. Here’s...

Written by: Victoria Masterson Food waste is a mounting problem globally. About a third of the world’s food is wasted or lost, according to the WWF, with...

5 Technologies That Will Help Make the Food System Carbon Neutral

Written by: Rene Van Acker, Evan Fraser, and Lenore Newman Globally, about one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture and food systems. The carbon footprint...

Vertical Farming – Is This the Future of Agriculture?

Written by: Victoria Masterson Shipping containers, underground tunnels and abandoned mine shafts are not obvious venues for growing food. Yet many such spaces are being...

Indigenous Farmers Bring Back Crops Adapted to Hot, Dry Conditions

Written by: YCC Team As the climate warms and the threat of water scarcity grows, a Native-governed nonprofit in Arizona is working to bring back...

Agroecology: From Traditional Practice to Top Climate Solution

Written by: Anna Lappé The satellite imagery is staggering: an Antarctic ice shelf roughly the size of New York City collapsing into the ocean. Its demise, captured...

This Aeroponics Farm Could Be the Future of Food in Jordan

Written by: Douglas Broom The United Nations projects the world’s population will grow by over 3 billion to peak at almost 11 billion by 2100. Meanwhile, already...

New Study Says Conservation and Food Production Must Be Considered in Tandem to Limit...

Written by: Sheryl Lee Tian Tong Confining conservation efforts to only 30 percent of Earth’s land may render a fifth of mammals and a third...

We Are All in This Together: Veganuary Launches New PSA to Encourage Everyone to...

Written by: Kimberly White  A new PSA from Veganuary is calling for everyone to do their part to combat climate change through diet change. The...

Solar and Crop Production Research Shows ‘Multi-solving’ Climate Benefits

Written by: Martín Bonzi and Sarah Spengeman Stabilizing the climate demands a rapid transition to 100 percent carbon-free power, which will require large increases in...

Human Rights Could Address the Health and Environmental Costs of Food Production

Written by: David R. Boyd Industrially produced food appears to be cheap but is actually very expensive. Recent estimates of the hidden costs of today’s...

11,000-year-old Solution to Modern Problem: Ancient Potato Could Thrive in Changing Climate

Written by: Alastair Lee Bitsóí With drought a persistent problem in the Southwest, Hopi/Tewa seed keeper Valerie Nuvayestewa has eagerly joined the effort to bring...

Will a Native-led Initiative Spur an Agricultural Revolution in Rural Alaska?

Written by: Max Graham When Eva Dawn Burk first saw Calypso Farm and Ecology Center in 2019, she felt enchanted. Calypso is an educational farm...

Farming without disturbing soil could cut agriculture’s climate impact by 30% – new research

Written by: Sacha Mooney, Hannah Victoria Cooper, and Sofie Sjogersten Perhaps because there are no chimney stacks belching smoke, the contribution of the world’s farms...

FFAR and CIMMYT Pair Up to Protect Wheat from Ravages of Climate Change

Written by: Cornell Alliance for Science In a bid to help one of the world’s most important cereal crops survive hotter, drier conditions, the Foundation...

World’s First Vegan Hospital: This Hospital Just Became the First in the World to...

Written by: Kimberly White  In a world-first, this hospital has gone 100 percent vegan. Located in Beirut, Lebanon, Hayek Hospital has pledged to serve an...

Urban Agriculture Combats Food Insecurity, Builds Community

Written by: DJ McCauley “In times of crisis, people become really passionate about their food supply,” says Rachel Surls, sustainable food systems adviser for the Los...

3 Technologies Poised to Change Food and the Planet

Written by: Lenore Newman and Evan Fraser Agriculture’s impact on the planet is massive and relentless. Roughly 40 per cent of the Earth’s suitable land...

Sowing Seeds of Food Security in Africa

Written by: Catherine Nakalembe, Christina Justice, Hannah Kerner, Christopher Justice, and Inbal Becker-Reshef Food security is one of the most pressing issues, if not the...

Veganuary: Asda Launches Vegan Butcher Counter

UK supermarket giant Asda is testing out a new plant-based concept to coincide with Veganuary. The retailer has teamed up with vegan concept creator,...

Coffee: Here’s the Carbon Cost of Your Daily Cup – and How to Make...

Written by: Mark Maslin and Carmen Nab For many of us, coffee is essential. It allows us to function in the morning and gives a...

Veganuary: Jane Goodall and Sir Paul McCartney Urge People to Try Vegan This Month...

Written by: Kimberly White  International superstars, politicians, NGOs, and businesses have come together in a global campaign calling on people to kick off 2021 by...

The Start-up That Believes Seaweed Can Change the World

Written by: Karen Scofield Seal Demand for plant-based food and nutrition is growing. According to recent retail sales data, grocery sales of plant-based foods in place...

Egypt’s Farmers Face Climate Impacts with New Agricultural Methods

Written by: Rahma Diaa After Egyptian farmer Muhammad El-Desouki lost more than half of his tomato crop to a long heatwave, he no longer thinks about climate...

High School Students Create Recyclable, Eco-Friendly Hydroponics Garden – and You Can Too!

Written by: Jasmine Wu Why should you care about hydroponics? If you’re looking for a new hobby during quarantine or just in need of some fresh,...

Empowering Food Security Strategies Amidst a Pandemic in Malaysia

Written by: Dr. Jeyanny Vijayanathan The COVID-19 pandemic swept the world without a warning, disrupting many industries and food supply chains, hampering economic growth, increasing...

“There’s a Monster in my Kitchen” Highlights Devastating Impacts of Industrial Meat Production

Written by: Kimberly White  A new film by Greenpeace UK is highlighting the devastating impacts of industrial meat production on the planet.  Narrated by Narcos star...

Feeding the World Vertically

Written by: Geoffrey Holland ‘The challenge of feeding humanity is vast, maybe greater even than the challenge of stabilizing the climate, or population, and...

Why the Future of Food Must be Blue as Well as Green

Written by: Beatrice Crona and Jim Leape Fish are food. We know that. And yet, in discussions about the future of food, that simple fact...

Lentils Can Feed the World- and Save Wildlife Too

Written by: Tim Radford US scientists have worked out how to feed nine billion people and save wildlife from extinction, both at the same time –...

All Hail the Rise of the Climate-Smart Potato

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Sandra Cordon The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized. Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally...

How Carbon-Smart Farming Can Feed Us and Fight Climate Change at the Same Time

Written by: Poornima Parameswaran Farmers are the stewards of our planet’s precious soil, one of the least understood and untapped defenses against climate change. Because...

How are Farmers Responding to COVID-19?

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Pavel Devyatkin Forest and farm producer organizations, known as FFPOs, and the people they represent, produce 70 percent of the...

This Startup is Using 3D Printing Technology to Create Plant-Based Steaks

Written by: Kimberly White  An Israel-based startup is shaking up the plant-based protein industry. Redefine Meat has unveiled a new plant-based alternative to steak- the...

City Compost Programs Turn Garbage Into ‘Black Gold’ That Boosts Food Security and Social...

Written by: Kristen DeAngelis, Gwynne Mhuireach, and Sue Ishaq Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many Americans’ relationships with food. To relieve some of...

Farm to Fork: EU to Dedicate €10 Billion Toward Plant-Based and Alternative Proteins

Written by: Kimberly White The European Commission has proposed a new plan to catalyze a global transition to sustainable food systems.  The Farm to Fork Strategy...

GLF Bonn: Food Systems in Focus at a Time of Crisis

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins Efforts to combat global hunger and malnutrition are increasing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The recently published Global Report on Food Crises...

Nature Loss is Eating Away at Our Food Supply and Diversity

Written by: Akanksha Khatri and Alexia Semov We often take the contribution of nature and its ecosystem services for granted in our food production systems....

Farms Inside Shipping Containers Could Grow More Local Produce

Courtesy of Yale Climate Connections Written by: Stephanie Manuzak Instead of trucking vegetables across the country, one company wants to help food service providers grow...

Dunkin’ and Snoop Dogg Team Up to Launch New Breakfast Sandwich

Written by: Kimberly White  Dunkin' has unveiled its latest plant-based meat offering. In the United States, Dunkin's latest creation is a remix on the traditional...

Paul McCartney on how his Meat Free Monday campaign can help protect the planet...

Written by: Paul McCartney It is now widely known that animal agriculture creates harmful greenhouse gasses and depletes precious resources, including land, water and energy,...

14 Cities to Reduce Meat Consumption by 2030

Written by: Kimberly White  Mayors from around the globe are committing to reduce meat consumption in their cities. Mayors from 14 cities signed the C40...

McDonald’s Tests Plant-Based Burger in Canada

Written by: Kimberly White  McDonald's and Beyond Meat have teamed up to bring a new plant-based burger to North America. Announced in September, McDonald's is...

MorningStar Farms Announces Launch of Plant-Based Meat Line

Written by: Kimberly White Kellogg-owned MorningStar Farms is expanding its plant-based portfolio. MorningStar Farms announced the launch of its latest vegan offering, Incogmeato, earlier this...

Feeding the world: archaeology can help us learn from history to build a sustainable...

Written by: Kelly Reed What we eat can harm not only our health, but the planet itself. About a quarter of all the greenhouse gas emissions that...

Burger King Rolls Out Impossible Whopper Across U.S.

Written by: Kimberly White  Impossible Food fans in the United States will soon be able to go to any Burger King to find the Impossible...

Dunkin’ Partners with Beyond Meat, Launches New Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich

Written by: Kimberly White  Dunkin' is going beyond their traditional breakfast options. The fast-food giant has teamed up with Beyond Meat to offer a new...

New Beyond Burger Released in U.S. Stores

Written by: Kimberly White Beyond Meat’s latest creation is hitting grocery stores around the U.S. this month. The new version of the plant-based burger...

A vegan meat revolution is coming to global fast food chains – and it...

Written by: Malte Rödl A few years ago, convincing meat-free “meat” was nothing more than a distant dream for most consumers. Meat substitutes in...

Impossible Whopper Test Goes “Exceedingly Well”, National Roll Out Confirmed

Written by: Kimberly White Last month, fast food giant Burger King began testing out a new plant-based version of the Whopper. Initially testing in...

Beyond Tacos: Del Taco Announces Expansion of Plant-Based Protein Options

Written by: Kimberly White Del Taco has announced a nationwide expansion of the Beyond Tacos. Vegetarians, vegans, and those curious about plant-based food will soon...

Burger King Tests Vegetarian Whopper

Written by: Kimberly White Burger King is testing out a new plant-based Whopper. Beginning today, 59 Burger King restaurants in the St. Louis, Missouri area...

All-Star Athletes Invest in The Future of Protein

Written by: Kimberly White Beyond Meat has unveiled its latest star-studded campaign, Go Beyond. Highlighting the inner spirit and drive to reach the unattainable, Go...

Seafood without Sacrifice: Good Catch Makes a Splash with Their Take on Tuna

Written by: Kimberly White For many, canned tuna is a household staple. Valued at $1.5 billion USD, canned tuna is the third most popular seafood...

Impossible Burger 2.0 Named Top Tech of CES 2019

Written by: Kimberly White Digital Trends announced its top tech picks for CES 2019, a consumer electronics expo that brings together leaders, developers, and tech enthusiasts. Bringing home...