Feb. 18, 2021
By collecting raw climatic data from around the region, the Med-Gold project aims to be a useful tool for the agriculture sector.
Feb. 15, 2021
From charitable efforts to reversing desertification, olive trees and olive oil continue to play a fundamental role in Greek society.
Jan. 15, 2021
Asaja Madrid estimates that the region's olive harvest will fall by 35 percent as a result of the blizzard.
Jan. 11, 2021
Annual average temperatures across the Northern Hemisphere reached record highs, with the largest deviations in the Arctic and Europe.
Oct. 14, 2020
The WFP was awarded for its contributions to combat hunger and efforts to create better conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.
Sep. 21, 2020
Crops like apricots and nectarines typical in the south are beginning to appear in northern regions, while in Mediterranean regions, tropical weather is hitting vineyards and olive groves.
Sep. 16, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals a season of growing uncertainties and challenges for olive oil producers.
Sep. 14, 2020
Extreme weather events – ranging from hail storms to flash flooding – have impacted olive growers across Italy. For many farmers, hopes of a promising harvest have washed away.
Sep. 8, 2020
In the fight to keep global temperatures from increasing more than 2 ºC (3.6 ºF) above pre-industrial levels, policy makers will need to focus on adapting their food systems to be more plant-based and sustainable, according to the United Nations and World Wildlife Fund.
Jul. 29, 2020
Over the course of six months, farmers, scientists and other stakeholders in the global agri-food business will propose and debate solutions to some of the sector’s most pressing issues surrounding sustainability and climate change.
Jul. 29, 2020
Up to two billion tons of CO2 could be absorbed each year by adding crushed rocks to farmlands. The technique could be employed by countries to help them meet their climate targets.
Aug. 29, 2019
New data reveals that global GDP per capita will decrease by 7.22 percent by 2100 if average global temperatures continue to rise. For several olive-producing countries in the Mediterranean basin, the figure may be much higher.
Aug. 26, 2019
Reminding climate skeptics that they believe in basic scientific principles might prompt them to accept that climate change is real, a new study from the American Psychological Association suggests.
Aug. 26, 2019
Fearing environmental destruction in the Amazonia due to the thousands of fires, European countries are asking for guarantees from Brazil that the fires will be dealt with before concluding the pact.
Aug. 14, 2019
At least ten olive-growing countries in the Mediterranean basin are ranked as "high water stress," according to data compiled by the World Resources Institute.
Aug. 13, 2019
Better land management practices combined with plant-based diets are effective in tackling climate change and mitigating its effects.
Jun. 20, 2019
Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels reached nearly 415 parts per million, representing the highest seasonal peak ever recorded, as well as the second largest annual increase in 60 years.