Warming temperatures create two major drying trends, jeopardizing corn and soybean crops.
food Archives - State of the Planet
A new study finds that diversifying India’s crops could provide better nutrition for 200 million undernourished people.
Students in a sustainable development class learned how complicated it can be to account for economic, environmental and social concerns, even in something as simple as planning a meal.
Representatives from Vietnamese government agencies and farmers’ groups came together at a recent workshop to discuss how to improve access to climate information for more effective decision making.
A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
Even though some food is never eaten, the carbon emissions to grow it still end up in the atmosphere. Reducing waste is crucial to fighting climate change.
We look at research from the Earth Institute and beyond to answer questions about the impacts of beef, soy, and more.
A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.
This proposed declaration includes a number of rights, and specifically mentions that water resources in mountain ecosystems should be protected against pollution from mining activities.
Why California almonds get such a bad rap.