Even though the Tigray war front moved past Dabba Selama several times, the community suffered less than other nearby villages.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue at a high rate, breadbaskets of Europe and North America will see a 50% chance of a flash drought each year by the end of this century.
Potatoes are profitable and in demand. But wet weather and hard-to-control diseases have caused havoc for our growers.
Rodents destroy around 70 million tonnes of grain each year. What if we could trick them into looking elsewhere for their food?
By generating new high-resolution maps, researchers found cocoa plantations were causing far worse forest destruction in West Africa than previously thought.
Major sources, like oil and gas ‘super-emitters’, are almost entirely neglected by regulations.
While mRNA vaccines are designed to last longer in the body than mRNA molecules typically would, they are also tested to ensure they are eliminated from livestock long before milking or slaughter.
We know industrial farming needs to change. But regenerative agriculture may not be the transformation our global food system needs.
Even if you don’t live near farm country, you’ve got a stake in the upcoming farm bill – including what kind of farms your tax dollars support.
A third of South Africa’s farming income depends on irrigation. Disruptions in power supply put huge chunks of the country’s agricultural fortunes at risk.
Cloud seeding – spraying materials into clouds to increase precipitation – has been around for nearly 80 years. But only recently have scientists been able to measure how effective it really is.
Children working on family farms is often mistaken for harmful child labour.
Growing legumes could at once provide African farmers with fertilisers and food crops. However, researchers warn this is not a one-size-fits-all solution.
Canada can meet its carbon emission reduction targets, make food cheap again and open up a gigantic trade surplus with the U.S. by shading farm crops with solar panels.
In light of the changes caused by the pandemic, it is clear that food autonomy as a frame of reference for reorganizing the Québec food system is not enough.
Kenya’s irrigation development is more advanced than official records show because they exclude what some farmers are doing.
New research shows that northern peatlands may not help regulate our climate by the end of the century.
Spiders liquefy their prey in order to consume it, and this makes it challenging to determine what spiders eat. A new approach that uses DNA barcoding is helping researchers figure out spider diets.
Stopping the production of lab-grown food will be bad news for the environment.
Although they can cause severe crop losses, some species and their seeds also contribute to the provision of ecosystem services.