There are a lot of misconceptions swirling about beef—its environmental impacts, how it's produced and whether or how much to eat. We examined the latest research to separate myth from fact.
Can we use vast amounts of data, machine learning, and other technologies to warn communities about the risk of water stress driving conflict?
There are more than 570 million farms in the world. We know shockingly little about them.
Can we feed the world without destroying it? New research reveals 22 steps to a sustainable food future.
A Menu of Solutions to Feed Nearly 10 Billion People by 2050
By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? The synthesis report of the World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible – but there is no silver bullet. This report offers a five-course menu of...
How can we feed the world without destroying it? On a press call November 29, experts will preview the findings of a new WRI report on the future of food and agriculture.
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.