There's growing backlash against plastic waste polluting the world's oceans. The world's billion-plus tons of annual food waste gets less attention, but is just as damaging to the climate and economy.
Brazil's semi-arid Caatinga region is a living laboratory for climate change impacts, with record-breaking droughts from 2010 to 2016. Local farmers are using landscape restoration techniques to boost climate resilience -- and are creating jobs for women in the process.
Satellite and other data reveal where restoring degraded landscapes could help improve food security in Malawi.
Drought is fueling water shortages and food insecurity in Karangazi, Rwanda. Jean Baptise Mutabaruka knows that planting trees would help his community, but he's struggled to find funding.
The current terminology used to describe plant-based dining options is less than appetizing. Some food marketers are changing the narrative.
For Americans looking to affect change in an erratic political landscape, the food system is a good place to start.
Last year brought huge political shocks to the environment and development communities. During WRI’s Annual Stories to Watch event, Andrew Steer highlighted how these trends may affect U.S. and international climate policy, business and investment, global energy markets and more this year.
WRI experts explain how reducing food waste, getting creative with leftovers and embracing plant-based foods can lower your environmental impact this Turkey Day.