FAO Places Sustainable Agriculture Center Stage in National Climate Change Plans

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has unveiled new guidelines to help countries place agriculture at the center of climate change adaptation plans.

First United Nations Ocean Conference: “We Can Still Make a Difference, If Action Is Taken Now”

Bringing together thousands of government represents, scientists and non-governmental organizations, the first-ever U.N. Ocean Conference calls on everyone to help protect the world’s oceans.

In India, Farmers Are Taking a Novel Approach to Drought Adaptation

The Doba Livelihood Program is helping Indian farmers adapt to climate change by linking indigenous knowledge with academic research.

Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely

An Australian study indicates adding a small percent of seaweed to cow feed could drastically reduce methane emissions from cattle

Ten Initiatives to Celebrate World Environment Day

The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is “Connecting People to Nature”, encouraging people to get outdoors into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.

The International Community Reacts to the U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Accord

As the world reacts to the U.S. exiting the Paris Climate Agreement, Republican Mayor Jim Brainard of Carmel, Indiana—a long-time supporter of climate change mitigation strategies—shares his concerns.

A Global Effort to Fight Food Waste

The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) is bringing ugly produce, funk music, and food waste education together for the world’s largest food waste awareness event on April 29: World Disco Soup Day.

Monique Mikhail: “Food is an issue that is at the heart of so many other issues”

Monique Mikhail looks for food system solutions by trading in big agribusiness for support of small-scale, ecological farmers. She calls for investment sustainability that is spear-headed by the current generation and an education system that passes on that knowledge to future generations.

Companies Earn USD$14 for Every USD$1 Invested in Reducing Food Waste

Champions 12.3, a coalition of leaders in food waste reduction released a new report claiming businesses earn USD$14 for every USD$1 spent to reduce food loss and waste. Findings from The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste incentivizes decisionmakers in a new way.

Food Industry Shares Food Waste Reduction Efforts in New Report

A new booklet from the Consumer Foods Forum highlights successful approaches to measuring and reducing food waste from companies including Kellogg’s, Carrefour, and Nestle.

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