Reckless Soy Expansion Engulfs Tropical Savanna

Nearly three million hectares of natural vegetation in the Cerrado have been stripped for soy production since 2000. Beyond disrupting water systems and threatening the soy business, habitat destruction is destroying life in the most biodiverse tropical savanna region in the world.

Improving the Food System One Dollar at a Time

Groundbreaking, new report helps make invisible externalities visible. Dr. Peter May, a chapter author, and steering member of TEEBAgriFood discusses how TEEBAgriFood report reveals the hidden costs in our food system.

Previously Cleared: This New Tool is Curbing Deforestation

Agroideal, the online land use planning platform, expands to the Amazon and Cerrado regions of Brazil to prevent deforestation and encourage sustainable agricultural development.

Medical Marijuana, Bringing in A New Lease of Life to Colombian Indigenous Communities

La Finca Interacviva hopes to bring about the change in socio-economic, environmental lives of Colombian Indigenous People and those suffering from debilitating medical conditions through medical hemp.

National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Award Winners Announced

The National Co+op Grocers Climate Collaborative Award winners were announced Wednesday, recognized for their dedication to climate change mitigation throughout the food supply chain.

New Investigative Series: Indonesia For Sale

Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series on politicians, palm oil plantation companies, and deforestation in Indonesia, highlights the country’s current conflict over land.

WorldStove Helping to Reduce the Human and Environmental Tolls of Cooking Fires

WorldStove’s clean stoves reduce indoor air pollution, and broader environmental impacts of wood fired cooking. They also help to decrease the number of deaths caused by air pollution from cooking fires.

Preserving Pollinators in Kenya

Land-grabbing and deforestation have destroyed much of the Mau Forest in Kenya. It is home to the Ogiek community, who have subsisted on the honey of native bees in the forest for hundreds of years.