The world's largest palm oil trader says it will use satellites to monitor its suppliers in a new attempt to cut deforestation out of its supply chain. Meanwhile, Norway has become the first country in the world to ban palm oil imports for biodiesel.
Philip Dobie –
A great deal of the world's land has been converted to farms to produce food. How can agroforestry help to restore degraded land, feed a growing global population and help mitigate climate change?
Riccardo Valentini –
Overshadowed by the transport and manufacturing industries, food and agriculture is a key culprit of greenhouse gas emissions that flies under the radar when it comes to climate change.
Paulo Artaxo –
What does Brazil's new president mean for the Amazon? Paulo Artaxo from the University of Sao Paulo's examines the damage right-wing Jair Bolsonaro could do to one of the world's most important ecosystems, and what that would mean for the rest of us.
Food production will suffer some of the most immediate and brutal effects of climate change, with some regions of the world suffering far more than others. How does global trade ensure that high-quality, nutritious food reaches those who need it most?
The meat industry's attempt to block the mainstreaming of alternatives puts it in the same role as the fossil fuel industry, writes Changing Markets Foundation's Paul Gilding. Where are the policies to limit emissions from the food and agriculture sector?
Despite progress over the last few years, eliminating poverty remains a distant goal for many countries. Improving state capacity is key to tackling the world's first Sustainable Development Goal, write experts.
Robin Hicks –
The ad, which was made by Greenpeace and rebadged by Iceland, was blocked from airing on television by the UK's ad watchdog because it broke rules on political advertising. Iceland says it is not anti-palm oil, 'we are anti-deforestation.'
When working within complex systems, tackling environmental and humanitarian sustainability challenges requires a new approach. If we do not consider each challenge within its broader systemic context, attempts to fix ...
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 ...