Eggs are hard to beat, but there are plenty of other options.
Changing habitat ranges, competition for food and water, and biological effects of climate change all pose threats to wildlife.
Lillipillies are one of Australia’s great gifts to the natural world. But the story of these homegrown heroes may be taking a grim turn.
Fruit bats have the potential to reforest areas where trees had been lost in parts of Africa.
Pinpointing the chemical compounds that make a fruit tasty to consumers can help producers breed for even more flavorful crops.
Homegrown tomatoes and corn in Alaska? Climate change could make it possible in the 2030s and ‘40s – a rare silver lining for this fast-warming state.
Sugar gets a bad rap, but exactly which sugar is meant? Nutrient-dense sweet ripe fruits are a far cry from refined table sugar – and their differences can have big health implications.
Forests around the world will need to shift their ranges to adapt to climate change. But many trees and plants rely on animals to spread their seeds widely, and those partners are declining.
Vegetables, fruits and legumes are nutritious and sustainable – but subsidies overwhelmingly neglect them.
The polarizing dessert that people love to hate became a Christmas mainstay thanks, in part, to the U.S. Postal Service.
Dried foods are a staple in many Aussie diets, but the industry is under threat as recurring drought makes fruit and vegetables harder to process.
Baobab flowers have male and female parts but individual trees appear to be favouring one rather than the other. To keep tree populations healthy and fruitful, both types are needed.
New research shows both adults and kids are eating more nutritious food. But minorities and low-income populations still lag behind the rest.
Africa’s key to future food-nutrition security may depend on the untapped potential of indigenous fruit trees.
In Gabon’s Lopé National Park, between 1986 and 2018, there’s been a massive collapse in tree fruiting events.
When British colonials came to Australia, they stuck to their winter Christmas traditions of roast meats and plum puddings. But over the centuries, Australians found their own ways to celebrate.
Although 52% of the UK’s food needs are currently met by domestic production, the remainder is heavily dependent on imports from the EU.
Pandemic border restrictions are keeping seasonal crop pickers from the Pacific out of New Zealand. Would adapting the quarantine system help?
If it weren’t for historical and biological happenstance, few would be eating avocados today.
Those who ate the most fruit and vegetables daily had a 50% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those who ate little or none.