Oct. 6, 2021
More than half of greenhouse gas emissions are from growing food for livestock and the animals themselves. Plant production for human consumption produces far fewer emissions.
Oct. 5, 2021
Africa Climate Week highlighted the role of agriculture in the continent’s worsening desertification and climate crises, and its role in the potential recovery.
Oct. 1, 2021
Five years ago in Paris, delegations from 191 countries pledged to reduce emissions by 45 percent, but the situation has only gotten worse.
Sep. 30, 2021
The European Parliament’s agriculture and environment committees voted to pass the Farm to Fork strategy to a full vote in October.
Sep. 27, 2021
A conservation group has warned that one-third of the species on its “survival watchlist” are now at high risk of extinction.
Sep. 27, 2021
The trans-Atlantic partners have announced an effort to cut methane emissions by 30 percent in an effort to meet commitments outlined by the Paris Agreement.
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.
Aug. 17, 2021
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Aug. 16, 2021
Bahar Alan started producing olive oil as a hobby but has since dedicated herself to cultivating local varieties to produce high-quality organic olive oil.
Aug. 13, 2021
Adding olive pomace to asphalt binder made the resulting paving material more resistant to cracking and is an environmentally friendly way to recycle the waste product.
Aug. 12, 2021
Warming average temperatures have already caused irreversible changes to the earth’s climate. The Mediterranean basin is among the most affected areas.
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.
Jun. 10, 2021
The commission will discuss with member states and other stakeholders how gene-editing technology could influence the future of sustainable agriculture.
May. 25, 2021
The Wassmann family recently earned a second Gold Award at the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, cementing their position as high-quality olive oil producers.
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. 17, 2021
Chile is expected to produce roughly 20,000 tons of olive oil in 2021. Producers have renewed focus on quality to help their brands stand out.
May. 4, 2021
Producers can save money and be more sustainable by shipping olive mill wastewater to local biogas production plants.