The Global Famine was one of the worst humanitarian disasters in history, killing as many people as World War II. A new analysis suggests it could happen again, only worse because of climate change.
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The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held at Columbia University in New York City in June 2019. Applications are now open, and will be assessed on a rolling basis.
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.
Apply for NatureNet Science Fellowships at Columbia University by September 7, 2018.
In the high Andes of Peru, glacial retreat poses a complex set of challenges related to water supply.
The Spring Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium highlights interdisciplinary work of current research fellows at the Earth Institute.
Small migratory farming is responsible for 70% of the annual deforestation in Peru. Can palm oil address this problem and lead the change towards sustainable development in the Peruvian Amazon?
For people around the world, land is a source of food, shelter, and livelihoods. Given their importance, land rights are surely human rights—right?
It could also reduce water stress, according to a new study that includes 14 major food crops from around the world.