Harmful algae blooms are an increasing problem in Florida. Once nutrients are in the water to fuel them, little can be done to stop the growth, and the results can be devastating for marine life.
A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change.
This is not an imaginary future dystopia. It's a scientific projection of Australia under 3℃ of global warming – a future we must both strenuously try to avoid, but also prepare for.
Women and girls are forced to spend hours each day hauling water for their households. Beyond harming both physical and mental health, this takes time away from economic activities and caregiving.
Nile communities carefully monitored and recorded the river’s flow. Centuries later these records are still being used by water resource managers around the world to analyse unpredictable river flows.
Sustainable financial inclusion in Nigeria requires interventions that strengthen financial capability, participation and well-being of small-scale farmers.
Rural migrant farmers are bearing the brunt of climate change in Ghana
Indigenous foods such as cowpeas can improve people’s nutrition and help them cope with the hunger brought about by the effects of COVID-19 on foreign food imports.
The government intervening to ensure food safety will increase awareness among producers and consumers.
Most Indian farmers are women. But few own their land, and gender inequality limits their access to markets. These issues won't be fixed by recent agricultural reforms; in fact, they may get worse.
It's possible to feed the world's 7.8 billion people with more environmentally friendly farming practices. Here's how.
EU-banned pesticides could not only threaten wild bees where they eat, but where they sleep too.
The transition to 100% renewable energy will require a lot of land – mostly in regional Australia. This presents big challenges, and opportunities, for the farming sector.
For Nigeria to feed its growing population efficiently and support food production by small farm holders, investment in rural infrastructure is key.
Reports from baby food companies show questionable levels of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Here's what parents need to know.
The pandemic has brought humanity’s strained relationship with nature into sharp focus.
First Nations people have almost no say in how water is used in Australia. The Productivity Commission's latest report does little to address that.
New technologies and supermarket supplier development programmes can help integrate small agro businesses into local and global value chains.
There is a long-term agrarian crisis, as yields are stagnant, water runs out and topsoil blows away.
After a withered 2020 due to COVID-19, the flower industry is hoping to blossom. The industry, which remains far from sustainable, remains a multi-billion dollar operation.