All of the environmental destruction, climate change, and pollution are not only problematic in their own right, but they're actually making food production more difficult and unpredictable.
(Yulia Grigoryeva, Shutterstock) More and more people today are realizing that our food system is dysfunctional. Instead of nourishing us...
Many, many concepts have been floated to attempt to improve the food-waste situation. Some are simple consumer-facing solutions, like convincing people to eat less-than-perfect produce, reducing the size of the average refrigerator, or encouraging people to shop more often and for less food at a time.
On May 12th, I had the opportunity to attend the International Labor Rights Gala. At the Gala, there were various food stations that served tasty pastas, sliced meats, fruits and vegan bites.
I used to think that the fruits and veggies I saw in supermarkets were all there was. I thought this perfection of fruit and veggie color, size, and shape was how nature had intended our food to be.
Companies in the Western world are, to an increasing degree, setting their sights on Africa as a new frontier for business.
One-third of China's lakes and rivers are already so polluted they're not fit for human consumption, and the problem could worsen as the country's rapid urbanization continues.
Marketed as an island paradise, Maui is not the first place one would think of as ground zero in the battle for the future of agriculture. The golden beaches of Lahaina were ranked as the second most popular honeymoon destination in the world (after Las Vegas), and its surfing is legendary.
We are in a race against time. Those were the words of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the recent signing of the historic Paris clima...
Food waste is a national epidemic. Approximately 40 percent of food in the U.S. gets tossed out. It's is also an environmental issue: more than 97 percent of food waste ends up in landfills -- 33 million tons of food each year. Simply put, food waste is a problem.
From hunter to farmer: A former fisherman is restoring our oceans and rearranging our seafood dinners in the process. After working as an industria...
Beautiful, tiny (about 1mm) opalescent whitebait eggs cosy up in amongst fibrous mats, which keep them safe and hydrated. Whitebait consists ...
I once thought my moms traits were old-fashioned, frugal, and even quirky. Now, over three decades later, I see them as progressive, healthy and wise. It turns out that my mom was ahead of the curve.
If there's one thing we've learned from Flint, it's that failure to protect water supplies can be a tragic public health and economic miscalculation.
Many have the impression that technology is for "new" sectors; that farming - which represents a third of the world's population, half its poor, and i...
We have to leave "The Rock." And I don't mean leaving earth, although that might be a solution if it were possible. "The Rock" we have to leave is a metaphorical one, but real none-the-less.
For some legislators, it's a "scandal" that a coalition receiving public funds would highlight the sad fact that farmers can pollute streams and get away with it.