We look at research from the Earth Institute and beyond to answer questions about the impacts of beef, soy, and more.
Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
In a new study, scientists use urine salts to reconstruct the timing and scale of the Neolithic revolution at a Turkish archaeological site.
Liberian NGO Green Advocates has been using OpenLandContracts.org to give rural communities more leverage in the decisions that affect their lands.
A new study finds that coffee farmers could be better off financially if they used shade-growing practices for part of their production.
Theologian Hussein Rashid discusses the challenges and possibilities he sees in environmental justice work today.
A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards and other dynamics of the planet. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order for the coming year and beyond.
A new study looks at how these green spaces impact gardeners and their communities.
The academy will train a new generation of experts who can use climate services effectively to manage the risks and opportunities around food security in Bangladesh.
A recent project by the Business & Human Rights Resource Center shows how OpenLandContracts.org can be used to strengthen advocacy around corporate accountability and good governance of natural resources.