Climate Change

Palm Oil: Business Boon, Environmental Bust

Consumption of palm oil is on the rise, but industry expansion poses threats of environmental damage and unethical labor practices.

12 Musicians Promoting Food Movement Initiatives

These 12 artists have participated in the movement to change the food system, either by teaming up with organizations or influencing their fans to take action.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Sowing Seeds in the Desert by Masanobu Fukuoka

In Sowing Seeds in the Desert, Masanobu Fukuoka tackles much more than superficial solutions to global desertification.

FAO Promotes New Agroforestry Rules

The U. N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says new rules and policies will need to be implemented around the world in order to fully realize agroforestr

Digging up the dirt on our food system: Wenonah Hauter discusses new book at book signing

Join Food & Water Watch’s Executive Director Wenonah Hauter as she challenges the American public to take a deeper look at the failing food system.

Pro-Natura’s Biochar “Super Vegetable Gardens”

Pro-Natura is launching a multi-faceted program to incorporate biochar into tropical agricultural farming methods.

15 Websites Saving the Environment by Changing the Food System

Each of these 15 websites explores the complex relationship between food and the environment.

Enlisting the Climate Ally Underfoot

Diana Donlon’s guest piece explains the need for carbon sequestration in an increasingly polluted environment.

Finding Ways to Prevent Food Waste and Loss on World Environment Day

World Environment Day on June 5th is focusing international attention on food waste.

FAO Food Wastage Footprint Project Highlights Best Practices

The FAO launches the Food Wastage Project to document best practices in food waste reduction and quantify the global impacts of food waste on the environment.