Our food system isn’t ready for the climate crisis
The world’s farms produce only a handful of varieties of bananas, avocados, coffee and other foods – leaving them more vulnerable to the climate breakdown
Wine eco-certifications: What they mean and how to read them
From traditional practice to top climate solution, agroecology gets growing attention
Perennial rye crop shows potential for greener agriculture
Experimental crop absorbed carbon dioxide equivalent to a vehicle burning 35,000 litres of gasoline, unlike more common annual versions, study shows.
Mycorrhizal Fungi as Mediators of Soil Organic Matter Dynamics
Carbon utilization profile of the filamentous fungal species Fusarium fujikuroi, Penicillium decumbens, and Sarocladium strictum isolated from marine coastal environments: Mycologia: Vol 108, No 6
Biochar carbon credits – Removing carbon from the atmosphere
The case for space environmentalism
One Michigan county makes millions by recycling. It could become a state model.
Freshwater habitats are fragile pockets of exceptional biodiversity, study finds
Fossil fuel funding is an investment in disaster
By David Suzuki with contributions from Senior Editor and Writer Ian Hanington
All coked up: The global environmental impacts of cocaine
Nine things we can do now to protect the environment and reduce the risk of another pandemic
Important ways we can help minimize the risk of future disease by rethinking how we farm, eat, trade and interact with other species
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for assessing the science related to climate change
The Working Group I contribution was released on 9 August 2021. The Working Group II and III contributions were released on 28 February and 4 April 2022 respectively.
UN Chief: Those Expanding Fossil Fuels—Not Climate Activists—Are the ‘Truly Dangerous Radicals’
“Some government and business leaders are saying one thing—but doing another,” António Guterres said in a scathing address. “Simply put, they are lying.”
White House OMB: Climate Crisis to cost US $2 trillion Each and Every Year in 8 Decades
Oil and Gas Industry Hypocrisy Laid Bare By Russia’s War on Ukraine
For a beekeeping couple in Costa Rica, pesticides are killing the buzz
- For decades, Guillermo Valverde Azofeifa and Andrea Mora Montero have kept Melipona stingless bees in their garden, a task that is becoming more difficult.
- Their home has become surrounded by plantations growing monocultures of pineapple, oil palm and cassava.
- When these crops are sprayed with pesticides, the couple’s bees often die. They worry the fumes may also affect the health of their children.
- The two beekeepers have now initiated legal proceedings to save these native pollinators in Costa Rica, a country that despite its environmentally friendly reputation has one of the highest rates of pesticide use in the world.
Opinion: The next eight years will make all of the difference
Toxic chemicals found in dollar discount stores’ products
Hemp, barley, chickpeas, and Pongamia (a.k.a. ‘vertical soy’) are four plant-based proteins to watch in the next decade, according to panelists at FoodNavigator-USA’s recent ‘Plant-based protein in focus’ webinar, who predicted advances in crop breeding to increase protein content or functionality will also unlock new opportunities in the field.
Ecuador’s Pastaza province, Indigenous groups collaborate on forest conservation
Five charts that show why our food is not ready for the climate crisis
U.S. Has Warmed by 2.6 Degrees F Since First Earth Day
When Will Humanity Become a Type I Civilization?