Climate Change

Emily Broad Leib talks Food Law and COVID-19

“If part of what comes from this is that we realize all the people who are handling the food from the beginning on the farm to the end of the chain are really vital. We need to treat them better, pay them better, give them benefits.”

Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis

“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”

Fungi-Inspired Companies Fill a New Niche in Sustainability

Innovations in biotechnology and fungi are driving sustainable initiatives to combat climate change.

Bob Martin Talks About Citizen Eaters and COVID-19

“I do think food is kind of the social issue of our time, when we’re not worried about being wiped out by novel flu virus”

We Must Meet The Needs Of Those Most Affected By COVID-19, Says Kimbal & Christiana Musk

Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Kimbal and Christiana Musk. They discuss the importance of providing nutritious meals for students who are food insecure and rely on school lunches for sustenance.

The Amazon Is Approaching its “Tipping Point,” Scientists Say

As deforestation and wildfires sweep across the Amazon rainforest, imminent destruction of world’s largest rainforest is on the horizon, claim rainforest experts Dr. Thomas Lovejoy and Dr. Carlos Nobre.

Visualizing the Global Plastic Crisis

In a new Plastic Atlas, the extent of plastic’s global pollution is so vast, no one can avoid it; what would take to make a “zero waste” future

20 Heroines Revolutionizing Food Activism to Improve the Planet

Twenty female food activists from around the world aim to improve the global food system on International Women’s Day 2020.

Largest Seed Deposit in a Decade at Svalbard Global Seed Vault Celebrates Diversity

The seed count at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault mounted 1 million with contributions from the Cherokee Nation and more first-time donors.

New Study Reveals How Agroforestry May Improve Planetary Health

A new study reveals significant links between agroforestry and holistic health in sub-Saharan Africa. While the outcomes of agroforestry are determined by ecology, tree species and tree management, new findings present benefits for both human and planetary health.