Colombia is the latest country to join the Cocoa and Forests Initiative, which aims to create a global movement for deforestation-free cocoa. Sustainable cocoa farming offers a viable alternative to Colombia's violent coca trade, among other benefits.
A Summary of Expert Perspectives on How Research into the Language of Plant-based Food Can Change Consumption
Food production significantly impacts the environment, but different types of food have different effects. Generally, producing meat, especially from ruminants (cattle, sheep, and goats), uses more land and water and emits more greenhouse gases than producing plant-based foods. Therefore, in...
Satellite and other data reveal where restoring degraded landscapes could help improve food security in Malawi.
By implementing relatively simple solutions, hotels can cut food waste and achieve dramatic savings. Here's a menu of options on how to move past business-as-usual to a more efficient approach.
Blending mushrooms into burgers improves their taste while lowering emissions, saving water and reducing land demand.
While 2017 was a banner year for plant-based eating, the U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts 2018 will be a year when Americans eat a record amount of meat. There's more to the story: the mix of meats in the U.S. diet has been shifting away from beef and toward chicken for decades.
Can the nations of the world slash global food loss and waste by 2030? The answer is yes―but only if we set ambitious targets and take action now.
In a world that expects to welcome another 3 billion people to the middle class in the new few decades, eating more sustainably will be key. Two simple rules of thumb: eat fewer animal-based foods and waste less.
To achieve radical reductions in food loss and waste, governments and businesses need to act now. A new report from the Champions 12.3 coalition reviews progress to date on meeting Target 12.3 of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.