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