Food Security

15 Organizations and Initiatives Helping to Save the Bees

Contributing author: Leslie Brooks More than 75 percent of the world’s food crops rely on pollinators, according to the United Nations Environment Program. Through their pollination, bees not only promote biodiversity, but also secure our food supply.  But one in…

Native-led Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity on Reservations

Native-led Partnership with Native Americans is supporting rural reservations in the fight against food insecurity during the pandemic.

New Study Highlights Natural Disaster’s Impact on Global Agriculture Network

A recent study from Columbia University models the impact of a climatic natural disaster.

Australia Aims to Save Honeybees from A Deadly Mite

The threat of a deadly mite is motivating Australia to protect its honey bees using new innovative technology.

New on the Podcast: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine, discusses his new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.

Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.

Home Gardening Promotes Mental Health during COVID-19

Vegetable gardening takes center stage during the pandemic, nurturing the emotional wellbeing of an increasing number of home gardeners

New on Food Talk Live: Ted Nordhaus of The Breakthrough Institute on How Tech and Intensification Can Save Agriculture

On Food Talk Live: The Breakthrough Institute director Ted Nordhaus explains the research behind his arguments in favor of high-yield crops, intensified animal production, and a globalized supply of cheap food.

Second Servings of Houston Mitigates Food Waste with Help from ReFED Fund

Second Services of Houston is working to rescue food to provide healthy meals to those in need.

A South Indian Researcher is on a Quest to Find Forgotten Foods

A local South Indian researcher is highlighting forgotten foods of the region’s past and reintroducing them to the world.

Locust Swarms Threaten Food Security in Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa is currently experiencing one of the most destructive locust invasions in history, threatening food security and the livelihoods of small farmers.