Growing awareness of the meat industry's environmental footprint is slowing the growth of demand for meat, but global appetite is proving insatiable. But solutions exist to lessen the impact of livestock production, said food experts at a recent forum in Tokyo.
A new global study on the effects of hydropower dams on conflict, poverty, economic growth, debt and environmental effects finds that beneficiaries are far away, while those who lived near the projects suffer the most.
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Pesticide use saves about 30 to 50 per cent of food that would have been lost to insects and diseases, but it comes with a cost to consumer health. Is there a safer alternative? Buyung Hadi discusses.
The EAT-Lancet Commission's global planetary health diet claims that it is healthy for both people and planet, but fails to address how people in the developing world lack access to the nutritious foods that scientists have recommended.
With the global population set to reach ten billion by 2050, the challenge of feeding the world in a healthy and sustainable way will only deepen. Meeting that challenge will require major, long-term systemic changes.
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Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
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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 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 ...