Sep. 16, 2021
Over the past 300 years, the forested areas on our planet have shrunk by 40 percent, researchers found.
Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers in France say the label would grade foods' environmental footprint based on its farming practices, biodiversity impact and effect on climate change.
Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers caution that one-fifth of Spain is at risk of desertification. Poor agricultural and land-use practices paired with historic mismanagement are largely to blame.
Sep. 8, 2021
A report from the American Meteorological Society found that carbon dioxide concentrations were the highest they had been in at least 800,000 years.
Sep. 2, 2021
Weakening ocean currents will likely increase incidences of extreme weather events, researchers warn, particularly in the Mediterranean Basin.
Aug. 24, 2021
Health campaigners are outraged with the EFSA’s conclusion, accusing the food safety authority of bending to pressure from industry.
Jul. 19, 2021
Olives are becoming more popular as a source of squalene in cosmetics, yet 90 percent of the industry still relies on shark liver oil resulting in 2.7 million shark deaths annually.
Jul. 13, 2021
Olive oil producers are expected to benefit from the scheme, which rates a food’s sustainability on four criteria, including carbon emissions.
Jul. 7, 2021
A report from Barclays Capital found that while demand for freshwater continues to grow, businesses and countries are doing very little to become more efficient.
Jul. 1, 2021
The United Nations found that food waste is responsible for up to 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Jun. 15, 2021
Heads of state from the world’s seven wealthiest liberal democracies and their guests pledged to continue reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainability after meeting in England.
May. 28, 2021
A new report shows a direct link between the amount of carbon dioxide in the air and the nutrient composition of the world’s most popular staple crops.
May. 20, 2021
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, new research examines the association between the emergence of zoonotic diseases, forest clearance and monocultures.
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.
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.