Oct. 15, 2020
The head of conservation for BirdLife Europe applauded prohibitions on nighttime intensive olive harvesting in Spain and Portugal.
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.
Jul. 20, 2020
The land area dedicated to organic olive farming in Spain rose to 209,288 hectares in 2019.
Jul. 13, 2020
While conservationists have hailed the move as a step in the right direction, many of them have urged the country's ministry fo agriculture to make the ban permanent.
Jul. 1, 2020
Researchers from the University of Jaén have developed a tool to more precisely monitor soil erosion. It may help growers to estimate future damage and put in place preventive measures.
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.
Jan. 29, 2020
A new plant will work to counteract the negative impacts of olive by-products in the region while developing a reliable substitute for fossil fuel.
Jan. 26, 2020
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline said the company is confident ahead of the upcoming trial. Replanting of the olive trees at issue in the trial is scheduled to begin in February.
Jan. 20, 2020
Land and ocean temperatures have been above average for the past 43 years and nine of the 10 warmest years on record have come since 2005.
Jan. 16, 2020
TAP executives have been summoned to appear in court on May 8 and will face charges of committing environmental damage including the unlawful removal of olive trees.
Dec. 11, 2019
Under the new scheme, olive farmers can be an important cog in the wheel of Europe’s agricultural sector by providing feedback for improved agricultural and sustainability practices.
May. 22, 2019
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
Feb. 27, 2019
The idea to create olive-based plastics was sparked when Duygu Yilmaz decided to research whether her father's habit of eating olive seeds was detrimental to his health.
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.
Oct. 12, 2017
Research has discovered how to reduce the detrimental effect of olive oil mill wastewater on the environment.
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.