Fast-food restaurants can be comforting places, but when they saturate communities, they crowd out healthy food sources and leave residents less nourished.
Illegal hunters are damaging farm property, shooting at buildings and killing livestock. So why do farm trespass laws target animal activists?
A consistent, predictable and friendly policy environment can attract private sector investments in agriculture to drive transformation.
We are too reliant on supermarkets and industrial agriculture.
We must stop using biosolids for farmlands immediately, especially when alternative ways to recycle wastewater sludge already exist.
It's time to redesign food systems that deliver healthy foods, allow farming families to make a good living, and support thriving societies.
Plant diseases require as much attention now as ever to ensure that food systems are in place in the next season. There are also serious implications for forestry and the environment more broadly.
Cuba's sustainable approach to farming has protected its rivers from the kind of nutrient pollution that impairs many US waterways.
Traditional fishers are one of the most economically vulnerable professions in Indonesia. But, my research found that they are happier than those in other professions.
There's growing interest in making the US food system more resilient and flexible, but soil – the origin of nearly everything we eat – is often left out of the picture.
The fate of a Queensland mine extension could be sealed today with a ruling on the ongoing case by Australia's highest court.
Migrant workers are not inherently more vulnerable to COVID-19, nor more likely to be carrying it than Canadians. Yet our treatment of them this year stigmatizes them and puts them at risk.
When South Africa eventually emerges from the fog of the COVID-19 crisis, structural reform, including land reform, will be high on the political agenda as never before.
Small-scale dairy farmers are struggling across the US – but in New Jersey they've developed a model that keeps their products and their customers local.
Rapid industrialisation and infrastructure development in developing countries have propelled the growth of the nonylphenol market.
A decade of no grazing has demonstrated positive effects on the richness of bird species.
The consequences of a massively connected globe are real — and not limited to disease pandemics.
As the world's population grows, agriculture and related industries will grow in size and importance in Canada. Smart investors should bet on Canadian farmland.
Policies should protect arable land from urban encroachment and make peri-urban households less vulnerable.
Animal suffering not only harms other species, it endangers our own. Here's how we can do better.