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Jun. 19, 2023

Pandolea Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Rome

The non-profit focused on women’s health and sustainability celebrated the anniversary with an award ceremony and launched a new project.

Jun. 13, 2023

European Bird Populations Threatened by Intensive Farming, Study Finds

Eliminating habitats and prey and the increasing use of fertilizer, pesticides and herbicides have contributed to the dramatic decrease in Europe’s birdlife.

Jun. 13, 2023

Innovation Yields World-Class EVOO from Restored Groves of Former Monastery

Zero waste, healthy soil, regenerative agriculture and award-winning olive oil production are the goals of Cultura Viva.

Apr. 3, 2023

Europe Cracks Down on Eco-Labels in Effort to Curb Greenwashing

The European Commission plans to ban new public eco-labels and allow member states to approve private eco-labels with higher standards than existing ones.

Mar. 27, 2023

Farm to Fork Strategy Under Fire Ahead of European Elections in 2024

Supporters of the landmark sustainable agriculture strategy say Farm to Fork must be codified into law by September, 2023.

Mar. 2, 2023

Organic Farms Produce Less, but Are More Cost Effective, Study Finds

Researchers in Germany highlighted the difference between conventional and organic farming in terms of real costs and yields.

Feb. 15, 2023

Andalusia Expand Efforts to Reduce CO2, Promote Biodiversity

The Andalusian government has partnered with SEO/BirdLife to reduce the region's carbon footprint by expanding the Olivares Vivos project.

Feb. 10, 2023

Project to Improve Sustainability of Algeria’s Olive Farms Bears Fruit

By improving harvesting and milling best practices, PASA seeks to improve the economic potential of olive oil production.

Feb. 8, 2023

Olive Council, University of Jaén Launch Olive Sustainability Site

The new bilingual portal provides articles, links to recent research and free educational downloads aimed at professionals, students and the public.

Jan. 19, 2023

The Expertise Behind Tamia’s Sustainable Pursuit of Excellence

Pietro Re at Tamia produces top quality extra virgin olive oils and aims to bring new technology and practices to the sustainable brand.

Jan. 18, 2023

Food Labels Might Curtail Climate Impact of U.S. Fast Food Restaurants

JAMA Network Open published new research that described the crucial role climate impact labels might play in boosting U.S. consumers' food choices.

Jan. 17, 2023

Olive Trees Combat Air Pollution, New Research Shows

VegPM, a Tuscan research project, proves that certain tree species can combat air pollution from particulate matter (PM) and improve air quality in urban environments.

Jan. 5, 2023

Nations Sign COP15 to Protect the Future of Biodiversity

The United Nations conference closes its doors after more than ten days of intense negotiations. The resulting agreement aims to increase biodiversity and restore ecosystems.

Jan. 3, 2023

An Olive Leaves-Based Diet Might Improve Sheep's Cheese

New research reveals that adding olive leaves to a ewe's diet results in healthier cheese.

Dec. 30, 2022

‘Pollution Party’ Over as Europe Agrees to More Strict Emissions Trading System

The long waited-for reform of the carbon trading market extends to most economic sectors and provides additional funds for green investment.

Dec. 8, 2022

New Research to Study Impact of Soil Health on Olive Oil Quality

The project seeks to better understand how olive growing affects soil biodiversity and ecological function and how soil health affects olive oil quality and safety.

Dec. 1, 2022

Olive Pits Fuel Flights from Seville

Biofuel from olive pits and other organic waste cut carbon dioxide emissions of more than 200 flights by 200 tons.

Nov. 22, 2022

Compensation for Climatically Vulnerable Countries Agreed at COP27

The final agreement agreed to “loss and damage” payments for developing economies and reinforced commitments to lower emissions but not phase out fossil fuels.