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.
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.
Oct. 28, 2019
In an Italian restaurant and bakery in Bedford-Stuyvesant, shop-goers fill up on olive oils on-tap, leaving single-use glasses and plastics behind.
Oct. 9, 2019
The ban will give the autonomous government time to research the impacts night-harvesting has on local and migrating bird populations.
Sep. 4, 2019
A combination of rain, wind and hail has severely damaged 90 percent of olive trees just outside of Madrid. Small farmers have been hit the hardest.
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.
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.
Mar. 29, 2017
The project has already been delayed by a year due to opposition from locals, who are fiercely opposed to the removal of olive trees, some of which are over 100 years old.
Oct. 17, 2016
Giovanni Cassese's designed a system built by Pieralisi that might just be the first completely environmentally sustainable olive mill.
Jul. 8, 2016
The latest research indicates that the carbon sink effect from olive trees in the biomass and soil is much higher than greenhouse gas emissions from production.