The new research finds that agriculture's environmental impacts vary depending on location even for producers of the same crops. This creates opportunities for targeted mitigation, making an immense problem more manageable.
Edward Mabaya and Maxwell Gomera –
The expansion of farmland has pushed endangered species out of their natural habitats. To stop them from going extinct, farmers in developing countries must practice sustainable farming to get higher yields from existing acreage.
Bakti Berlyanto Sedayu –
Bioplastics are a better alternative to fossil fuel-based plastics, but forces humanity to choose between using crops for food or for plastic. University of Victoria's Bakti Berlyanto Sedayu explains why seaweed could be the answer to this.
Canadian regulators just released new rules aimed at reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry by as much as 45 per cent over the next seven years, putting the country at the forefront of methane-reduction efforts globally.
Hershey’s has launched a pilot program to help smallholder farmers increase cocoa production, eliminate cocoa-driven deforestation, and boost resiliency, as cocoa farmers face challenges in keeping up with the demand.
Todd Reubold, Ensia.com –
The heavenly aroma of freshly brewed coffee that perks up your morning comes in stark contrast with the toxic carbon dioxide its production is emitting to the environment. Here's how a coffee cooperative in Costa Rica hopes to change that.
In a bid to prevent another haze crisis, Indonesian agribusiness firms have developed innovative ways to work with communities to stop burning land. Here's how the fire free village programme is tackling the issue, one village at a time.
In this article we are going to discuss the potentiality of Moringa oleifera: A multidimensional Perennial Biodiesel Tree intercropped with Camelina and Castor as rotational crop. The Advanced Biofuel Center ...
This paper aims to provide policy makers with an overview of how different organizations and sectors perceive the challenges and opportunities of sustainable agriculture in ASEAN and its contribution to ...
Brazil's financial sector is dependent on natural capital to support economic growth and ensure future returns for investors. Nature's assets are abundant in Brazil, from its farmland, forests and energy ...