Nov. 17, 2022
More than 20 regional olive varieties were planted at the Olive Tree Park in Termoli, Molise, which will host natural and cultural activities.
Nov. 10, 2022
The €115 million program is meant to modernize Morocco’s agricultural sector, promote reforestation and protect biodiversity.
Oct. 31, 2022
The reforestation effort is meant to restore devastated landscapes, promote biodiversity and increase the area’s resistance to new pathogens.
Aug. 16, 2022
The expansion of olive groves in Andalusia is reducing the habitat of the endangered Eurasian great bustard and little bustard.
Jul. 18, 2022
Desertification in the world’s top olive oil-producing country is being fueled by the ongoing drought and poor land management practices.
Jul. 11, 2022
The Agrobiodiversity Index Report 2021 shows diversity is the key to MedDiet survival in a world increasingly dominated by monocultures and provides recommendations.
Oct. 27, 2021
Researchers in Andalusia found that agricultural intensification hurt olive groves by eliminating the natural predators of pests and depleting soil quality.
Oct. 5, 2021
Africa Climate Week highlighted the role of agriculture in the continent’s worsening desertification and climate crises, and its role in the potential recovery.
Sep. 27, 2021
A conservation group has warned that one-third of the species on its “survival watchlist” are now at high risk of extinction.
Sep. 20, 2021
Much of the $540 billion provided to the agriculture sector each year harms the environment, harms vulnerable populations and creates market inequalities.
Sep. 16, 2021
Over the past 300 years, the forested areas on our planet have shrunk by 40 percent, researchers found.
Jun. 29, 2017
The 6th edition of the competition for the best extra virgin olive oil landscapes, Extrascape 2017, concluded a two-day event that included several speeches by experts in the field.
May. 23, 2017
Just five years ago, a group of neighboring farmers in Sierra de Cazorla, Spain decided to work together and produce high-quality olive oil with respect for the environment. Last month, their Dehesa de la Sabina earned the industry's top award.
Feb. 20, 2017
Experts met on February 14 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican City to launch a debate on food values and the role and significance of the Mediterranean diet.
Jan. 20, 2017
For four years, the oLIVE CLIMA Project in Greece has tackled challenges posed by climate change in the Mediterranean by introducing innovative techniques to convert olive cultivation into a climate management tool.
Nov. 18, 2016
The International Olive Council attended the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) to present research on sustainable olive oil production.
Oct. 5, 2016
A young Spanish olive oil producer has decided to try using geese as weeders in his family´s olive groves. By doing so he not only hopes to keep down undergrowth, he also strives to promote the survival of an endangered Spanish goose.
Jun. 22, 2016
La Zadruga is a farm on the west bank of Lake Garda which produces high-quality EVOO from rare, rescued and newly discovered varieties.