Climate Change

The Effects of U.S. Federal Payments on the Agriculture Sector

Farmers face challenges from trade wars, climate change, and COVID-19 but need more than federal payments to be sustainable long term.

S2G creates new US$100 Million S2G Oceans Fund

Seed 2 Growth (S2G) Ventures, an impact investing firm, launched a new fund to restore ocean health. Named S2G Oceans, the fund intends to address damage caused by climate change.

Lesotho and IFAD Address the Rural Economy and Sustainable Agriculture

IFAD and Lesotho work to address sustainable rural agriculture development while uplifting women and youth in agriculture.

A New Musical, TREES, Tells the Story of the Forest

Watch the new thirty-minute musical about saving the planet, TREES, until December 27.

New Report from World Wildlife Fund Explores Planet-Based Diets

WWF’s new report and website show how diet impacts the planet.

26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

Food Tank’s list of children’s books to read about food and the food system.

New Research Finds Growth in Social Groups Focused on Sustainable Agriculture

A new report finds deliberate growth in social groups focused on sustainable agriculture and land management.

The Future of Sustainable Food Production Requires Combining Traditional and Tech, says Amanda Little

The food system is fragile, but it is possible can make it stronger and more resilient by combining traditional farming and new technology, according to journalist Amanda Little.

Maryland Bans EPS Packaging in Food Service

With the EPA saying EPS packaging “can have serious impacts upon human health, wildlife, and aquatic environment, and the economy,” Maryland decides to ban foam packaging altogether

FAO and World Food Law Institute Symposium

The FAO and World Food Law Institute’s symposium on food loss and food waste shared approaches and case studies on how to mitigate these issues.