May. 4, 2022
Following research in Spain and Portugal, the LIFE Olivares Vivos project aims to reintroduce bats to olive groves, bringing more efficient pest control and soil fertilization.
Apr. 6, 2022
Scientists and farmers at the latest LIFE Resilience project workshop in Portugal discussed how nature and technology will shape the future of European olive growing.
Feb. 8, 2022
SEO/BirdLife is working with farmers in Aragón to promote biodiversity in their centenary groves and add value to their traditional varietals.
Feb. 8, 2022
Identifying traits that allow olives to resist extreme weather events, volatile temperature changes and diseases will allow farmers to plant more resilient olive varieties in the future.
Sep. 16, 2021
Over the past 300 years, the forested areas on our planet have shrunk by 40 percent, researchers found.
Sep. 15, 2021
Increasing global temperatures are putting more people at risk from a multitude of maladies, ranging from tropical and zoonotic diseases to air pollution.
Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers in France say the label would grade foods' environmental footprint based on its farming practices, biodiversity impact and effect on climate change.
Aug. 17, 2021
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Jun. 15, 2021
Heads of state from the world’s seven wealthiest liberal democracies and their guests pledged to continue reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainability after meeting in England.
May. 20, 2021
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, new research examines the association between the emergence of zoonotic diseases, forest clearance and monocultures.
Apr. 2, 2021
Olive farms following the Olivares Vivos program recorded a 30-percent increase in flora and fauna. The value of their EVOOs is expected to rise too.
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.
Jan. 29, 2013
Olive cultivation amid almond, apple, pear and pine trees helped Oli d’Arbeca win the "sweet green fruity" prize at Fira de l’Oli.