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Innovations in urban agriculture — from creative reuse of stormwater to soil rehabilitation — can help fight food insecurity and prevent further food issues.
March 4, 2021 by DJ McCauley
Forest could play an extremely important part in climate change mitigation if they aren't destroyed them before we need them the most.
March 3, 2021 by Nancy Harris
How three forest-carbon finance companies aim to differentiate, define and demonstrate viability at the dawn of an era.
March 2, 2021 by Wilder Person
Eric Adams serves as borough president of Brooklyn, New York and recently released his book 'Healthy At Last: A Plant-Based Approach to Preventing and Reversing Diabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses.'
February 26, 2021 by Katie Ellman
At GreenBiz21, three big food companies showcased their pathways to sustainable food systems with large-scale commitments.
February 24, 2021 by Jesse Klein
These startups and nonprofits are using cutting edge technology and research to bring quantitative numbers to the highly qualitative agricultural world.
February 11, 2021 by Jesse Klein
Aldo Leopold's call for a 'land ethic' is still needed, as we grapple with a social and environmental crisis
While Leopold did not explicitly recognize how the impacts of land exploitation fell disproportionately on the poor and on Black and Indigenous people and people of color, he came to believe that Western ethical frameworks had to expand to embrace land.
January 11, 2021 by Curt Meine
Coffee requires huge amount of resources to cultivate. Meanwhile, global coffee production is expected to double by 2050 to meet soaring global demand.
January 8, 2021 by Cecilia Keating
Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
Sponsored: Most sustainability professionals aren’t clear about what biodiversity loss means for business and how to tackle it. Here’s what you need to know.
December 7, 2020 by Edith Martin
How rural America can capitalize on the economic development benefits of the ongoing clean energy transition.
November 10, 2020 by Kevin Brehm
Here's what to look out for when buying soil or forestry carbon credits to decide which is better for your business.
November 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The restaurant chain is designating some menu items with the “Cool Food” badge, which designates choices with lower greenhouse gas emissions.
October 23, 2020 by Jim Giles
Countries already struggling with low crop yields such as India, Brazil, Indonesia, and Venezuela will be hurt most by a warming climate, researchers say.
October 21, 2020 by Hannah Seo
With Trump and Biden, voters have a striking choice this year.
October 14, 2020 by James R. Skillen
As the Amazon undergoes another wave of deforestation, a blueprint for halting the runaway exploitation can be found in Southeast Asia, where pressure campaigns on companies and improved government monitoring are finally slowing the devastation caused by the palm oil industry.
October 7, 2020 by Glenn Hurowitz
What makes wildfires particularly scary is the climate feedback effect; the more wildfires there are, the more they release carbon and fuel more climate change.
October 2, 2020 by Sarah Golden
We need to halve emissions by 2030, and we need to reverse nature loss. Neither is possible without the other.
September 24, 2020 by Erin Billman
Globally, cattle, sheep and goats account for around half of all emissions from agricultural production.
September 18, 2020 by Jim Giles
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
Maize, lentils and fish offer keys to sustainable farming.
September 10, 2020 by Caroline Davenport
Improving the health of the planet, the quality and quantity of our food and the prosperity of farms and agricultural businesses starts underground.
August 27, 2020 by Poornima Parameswaran
Digital sales are helping farmers make up for business from shuttered restaurants, but not everyone can afford this fresh product and meat, raising questions about long-term sustainability.
August 21, 2020 by Jim Giles
Journey Foods is using big data to make more sustainable recipes.
August 20, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Agroforestry, the ancient practice of incorporating trees into farming, is one subset of regenerative agriculture,
August 10, 2020 by Stephanie Hanes