Ultra-processed foods are bad for our health and our planet and must be central to any efforts to reduce our carbon emissions, and waistlines.
The Varroa mite is here to stay. This will have wide-ranging impacts on beekeeping and the crops that rely on honey bee pollination in Australia.
Newcomers in Australia found and took rich pastures made by Aboriginal fire. Without fire, pastures would revert to forest or scrub.
Financing is available to farmers. What’s in contention is whether what’s available helps farmers enter the industry, expand and grow.
Australia has almost 1.8 million farm dams – and some are home to threatened frog species
Our research has found 30,000 farm dams which could be used as energy storage. Solar by day, hydro by night.
Using agricultural land for both solar and food production presents huge opportunities for Canadian farmers, especially in Alberta.
Better monitoring of groundwater is important for sustainable management.
Developers will no longer have to offset nutrient pollution from new housing projects – the UK government say this won’t degrade water quality.
While Canada pledges $200 million to promote biodiversity, Doug Ford removes lands from the Greenbelt. Here is why we all should care.
A new assessment of the population status of Europe’s birds reveals that the number of species that are of conservation concern is increasing.
We need to pay close attention to the potential impacts that high levels of microplastics might have on environments and find ways to reduce microplastic levels in Canada’s wastewater stream.
Conventional agriculture offers farmers few choices about which crops to grow or how to raise them. A new approach uses computing to construct better strategies with lower environmental impacts.
We’re having a big impact on the planet. But what marks will we leave behind in deep time?
The lupin bean is a nutritional marvel, but its bitter taste has so far made it only a niche food.
Agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the US, with workers exposed to vehicles, chemicals and heavy equipment. Women working on farms face another risk: sexual assault.
Nigeria’s agricultural products are banned by many western countries because of toxic pesticides. Good regulation can address the problem.
Fixing Nigeria’s food inflation goes beyond declaring a state of emergency.
We studied 55,000 people’s diets and linked them to data on environmental impacts of food.
Russia’s move, which it followed by bombing the key port city of Odesa and threatening to attack any ship sailing for Ukraine, sent global food prices skyrocketing.