Sustainable Agriculture

New Sustainable Aquaculture Methods Promise Healthier Fish and Lakes

Innovations in fish-feed and land-based containment systems offer solutions to sustainable aquaculture says American Association for the Advancement of Science

More Food, Less Water: Top 6 Farming Practices to Better Manage Water Use

This post in Food Tank’s series on World Water Day highlights practices that farmers can use to help reduce water consumption and waste.

Policy That Protects Our Future: Top 4 Water Conservation Strategies for Policymakers

Today’s post, the second in Food Tank’s series on World Water Day, profiles the role that governments and policymakers play in sustainable water use.

Protecting Bees: The European Union to Vote on Proposal to Ban Common Insecticides

European Union to vote during March 14-15th meeting on a proposal to ban the use of three common crop insecticides due to their harmful impacts on bees.

Aquaculture: The New Source of Seafood in 2013

Aquaculture has the potential to increase incomes, reduce malnutrition, and protect wild fish populations in developing regions.

Oregano: An Aromatic Antibiotic?

Returning to more aromatic antibiotic alternatives, like oregano oil, might play a key part in quelling the growing resistance to drugs.

Quinoa: Key to Global Food Security?

Expanding cultivation of quinoa into more countries can help contribute to global food security for the planet’s nearly 1 billion hungry people.

Private Property: How Landowners Trespass on Migrant Workers’ Rights

Making sure migrant workers have access to basic legal, health, and educational services is essential to creating a more balanced relationship between landowners and workers.