New Report: Climate Change Affects Every Step of the Food Value Chain

A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.

MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman: “Call your representatives!”

Helen Hollyman spoke with Food Tank about the intersection between food and contemporary culture and our responsibilities as eaters within the context of climate change.

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Releases Second Food Sustainability Report

The report is titled “Environmental, Food and Migration Sustainability: Three Challenges To Overcome Together.” It is a joint effort between BCFN and the Milan Center for Food Law and Policy, aimed at raising awareness about crucial issues surrounding food and sustainability.

Twenty Seed-Saving Initiatives Preserving Biodiversity Around the World

These 20 initiatives across the world are preserving seed biodiversity for future generations.

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.

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