Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.
Smallholder farmers service an astonishing amount of the global food need; helping them take advantage of modern farming practices helps everyone.
Bees don’t just make us honey. They deliver a crucial service that supports most of the world’s plant diversity – pollination. Preserving and promoting them and their habitats is good for everyone.
The emergence of synthetic biology offers the potential to engineer microbes to help us grow crops without the need for artificial fertilizer.
Tropical vector-borne diseases disproportionately affect the poorest nations in the world. To truly tackle them we need a holistic, collaborative approach.
Digital technology is changing the face of agriculture, helping farmers get the best out of their fields while minimizing the environmental impact.
Biodiversity – it’s what makes life on earth, life. In five questions, we examine what it is, what it does for us, and what we need to do to make sure we can conserve it for the future.
Soil is essential to producing the food we eat. Unless we act now we could lose it in a generation.
Securing food for the Earth’s future population is one of the great challenges ahead. New technologies and techniques are helping to make this possible.
A quarter-pounder hamburger is meat, wheat, and veg—but it’s mostly meat. Americans eat more meat than anyone else on the planet, but meat is an inefficient food source.