May. 4, 2021
Producers can save money and be more sustainable by shipping olive mill wastewater to local biogas production plants.
Mar. 31, 2021
The factory will receive up to 6,000 tons of pruning waste annually from olive groves with a 90-kilometer radius of the factory.
Mar. 17, 2021
The United Nations has found that more than 900 million tons of food were wasted in 2019. The problem is pervasive, with food waste occurring at every step of the food chain worldwide.
Mar. 9, 2021
Scientists are building a digital model of the Earth that will act as an information system for better decision-making on development and environmental issues within the European Union.
Feb. 17, 2021
The money will be used to improve quality, protect the environment and promote traceability in the sector until the Common Agricultural Policy takes effect in 2023.
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.
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.
May. 7, 2020
The population's priorities will shift in a post-coronavirus world, demanding ethical and sustainable production from farmers and distributors in the years ahead.
Apr. 24, 2020
New measures aim to promote the reuse of city wastewater for the irrigation of farmland.
Feb. 21, 2020
Bayer says it will open laboratory studies of new pesticides to outside observers amid mounting legal challenges.
Aug. 19, 2019
Times of Malta reported that they had received dozens of complaints over olive trees being aggressively pruned with a chainsaw along the Santa Luċija jogging track, fueling fears they were facing the chop.
Aug. 15, 2019
Amberlite resins present a possible environmentally-friendly solution to removing bitterness from olives, reducing wastewater and chemicals used in commercially-employed methods.
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.
Jun. 12, 2019
By studying climate models and tree rings, scientists at Columbia University’s Earth Institute predict a period of unprecedented drying in many parts of the world, particularly in areas of North American and Eurasia.
May. 22, 2019
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.