The label of “Organic”, applied to fruits and vegetables, specifies to the consumer that the product has been produced using specific environmentally conscious approaches.
In East Africa, experts are warning of new threat to food security, that of an unprecedented locust outbreak that began at the end of 2019.
Sustainable Fabric: Not all fabrics are created equal, especially as regards the costs of production and disposal to the environment and to human health.
Stitch by Stitch: A socially responsible textile brand committed to working with sustainable materials while supporting marginalized communities.
Urban Composting: Food waste is a global issue, but one which several cities are taking steps to address, in a movement that is now beginning to spread.
Banana, pineapple, and coconut might make you think of a fruit salad; yet all three plants are now being used to make durable and sustainable fabrics.
We can’t put climate change on hold while we deal with a pandemic. But we can listen to Covid-19’s message and take climate action before it gets worse.
Unfortunately, there is no “easy” climate change solution equivalent to coughing into your elbow or washing your hands for 20 seconds. So what’s the winning strategy for climate activists now?
It’s hard to imagine that a single plant could fulfill most human needs. Hemp (or Industrial Hemp, as it is also known) can clothe, house, medicate, feed livestock, and even cleanse soil.
Growing your own organic food has many benefits: It’ll bring you pleasure, help you stay healthy, and be a way of introducing sustainability to your family, friends and future generations.
Sustainability In The Food Industry: By 2050, the global population will reach 9.7 billion. As the population grows, so too, will the demand for food. The sustainability of food production is at stake with climate change being a weighing challenge for global agriculture.
Having recognised the pitfalls of intensive farming, Yunnan is encouraging organic cultivation as its coffee industry booms
An Investigation: Drought, climate change, and intensive farming techniques are hurting coffee growers in the Mekong region.
Across large parts of Africa, recovery efforts from Cyclone Idai are being hampered by the increasing threat of the Fall Armyworm.
What does organic food mean? We explore the agricultural usage of the term ‘organic’, and the difference between conventional and organic farming.