Climate Change

Fewer Cows, More Trees: New Zealand Case Study Proposes Simple Solution to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A case study from New Zealand calls for action in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions caused by agricultural land use.

Rainforest Alliance Brings Nature into the Classroom with Spectacular Results

Students have been reaping the benefits of the Rainforest Alliance’s education program that focuses on ecosystem health and environmental conservation.

Real Food Media Project Launches Online Film Competition

A new film competition seeking short films about sustainable food and farming — the Real Food Media Contest — is now open for entries at

New BCFN Publication Makes the Connection Between Food and Environment on World Food Day

A new publication from the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition shares evidence that a diet that is nutritious and wholesome also has environmental benefits.

Five Initiatives Supporting Small-Scale Farmers Growing Indigenous Crops

In honor of the Food Sovereignty Prize and World Food Day, Food Tank recognizes five initiatives supporting small-scale farmers producing healthy crops.

International Year of Family Farming: Forecasting Famine Could Prevent Great Hardship. Why Isn’t It?

Famine forecasting systems are more sophisticated and effective than ever, but a report from Chatham House shows that prediction isn’t leading to prevention.

14 Reasons to Be Hopeful About the Future of Food

Food Tank’s mission is to highlight stories of hope and success. These are 14 reasons to be hopeful about the future of the food system.

Does Aquaculture Have the Potential to Feed the World’s Hungry?

Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing animal food production sectors, and accounts for nearly half of the supply of fish for consumption around the world.

Dark Clouds or Silver Linings? How Climate Change Will Affect Agriculture in Southern Africa

Farming in southern Africa is risky business, especially when the weather is working against you.

Failure To Act: Missing Out on Opportunities for Development

An overview of some of the most egregious inactions that have contributed to a failure to solve the food crisis in 2012.

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