Why California almonds get such a bad rap.
Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
An eighth-generation farmer and student explains how science seeks to quantify and understand the changes that farmers understand intuitively.
A man from Mali explains why he spent his summer working with Columbia’s Center for International Earth Science Information Network.
A new law promises to remove the shroud of secrecy that has hovered over contracts and concessions the government has signed with natural resource investors.
Our children learn to eat from us. Eat better, fill your plates with dark leafy greens and your kid is bound to follow.
What the West sees as the Chinese government’s top-down decision making around ecological migration is actually a more complex process.
And why should we care what causes a drought?
As the world population continues to grow, global demand for food could increase dramatically by 2050. Yet the impacts of climate change threaten to decrease the quantity and quality of our food supplies.
Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: How Satellite Imagery is Improving Agriculture in Developing Countries
A partnership between two research institutes is helping to promote sustainable land-use practices in African nations.
Replacing some rice with less thirsty crops could help to sustainably feed a rapidly growing population.