Climate Change

Food Waste in Japan: How Eco-towns and Recycling Loops are Encouraging Self-Sufficiency

Food waste in Japan was equivalent to the amount of annual rice production, but Japan’s Food Recycling Law has implemented reduction methods.

“Feeding the Planet” Summit Brings Together Experts to Discuss Feeding a Growing Population

The George Washington University’s Planet Forward Project hosted Feeding the Planet Summit, bringing together experts to discuss feeding a growing population.

Call to Action: Turn Down the Heat!

A 2013 World Bank report predicts the course of climate change and highlights its effects on vulnerable populations and food supplies.

Small-Scale Kenyan Farmers Have Potential to Thrive Despite Climate Change

While a changing climate threatens crop production in Kenya, Kenyan small-scale farmers show potential to thrive.

International Year of Family Farming: Seeds for Women Farmers Key to Food Security

La Via Campesina has launched a global campaign aimed at defending the survival of traditional seeds as well as guaranteeing food sovereignty worldwide.

Is Obesity Contributing to Global Warming? Recent Studies Share Surprising Results

Obesity is known to have negative consequences for human health, but recent studies suggest that it can be just as detrimental to the planet.

Got Water Problems? Build Healthy Soil

Is rising water insecurity tied to widespread soil degradation?

No More Business-As-Usual, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Calls for Change

The U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network offers new approaches to food systems and agriculture across the globe.

40 Chances to Create a Better Food System

Food Tank has compiled a list of 40 individuals and organizations breaking the status quo in food and nutrition security, food sovereignty, and food justice.

Apply to the Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development!

The Earth Institute calls for applications to its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program.

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