Jun. 1, 2020
The strategy aims to promote sustainable food and environmentally-friendly production practices. Critics say more must be done to reduce the production of industrial animal meat products.
Apr. 22, 2020
A moderate drought affecting the Southwestern states and northern Mexico can evolve into a megadrought -- a prolonged, extreme drought that lasts longer than two decades.
Mar. 10, 2020
Six of seven varieties studied are expected to have less land suitable for their cultivation. Picual is the exception.
Feb. 21, 2020
Changes in temperature and precipitation patterns can fundamentally transform microorganism communities in the soil. This, in turn, impacts plant growth and, potentially, crop productivity.
Feb. 3, 2020
Hosted by the Lutheran World Federation, the meeting will focus on managing religious differences in the interests of supporting sustainability and climate change.
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.
Feb. 6, 2018
A new study warns that aridification, drought and wildfires could affect a quarter of the earth's land if average world temperatures continue to rise.
Jan. 24, 2018
ABC news chief meteorologist Ginger Zee traveled with her crew through Italy to talk about climate change with producers and scientists during the 2016 harvest.
Sep. 11, 2017
Researchers have estimated the amount of carbon lost worldwide through agricultural practices to be 133 billion tons.
Aug. 31, 2017
The effects of carbon dioxide put populations at risk of losing the available dietary protein in staple crops, compounding the challenges of poverty worldwide.
Aug. 10, 2017
A leading expert in fruit tree physiology, Cristos Xiloyannis, has been committed to developing sustainable olive growing techniques.
Jul. 31, 2017
Researchers from Lund University have identified the four most effective actions that individuals can take to reduce their carbon footprint.