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The vanishing of insects is making it harder to grow food
A compilation of 166 studies estimates that insect populations are declining globally at a rate of 0.9% per year.
Food companies are setting their sight on net zero. Will they succeed?
Nestlé, PepsiCo and Kraft Heinz have announced long-term commitments to creating a sustainable food system.
A mixture of crops can be a blessing for bees and other pollinators
"Our mixed cultures were less dense than pure cultures, which possibly increased the visibility of the flowers."
Climate challenges make sustainable agriculture an urgent priority
One major challenge is a profound decrease in the amount of arable land available to be cultivated.
A hardier coffee plant could save yields worldwide from climate change
Cultivated and wild coffee plants alike are facing various threats, a changing climate high among them.
New food technologies could release 80% of the world’s farmland back to nature
Global conservation will fail unless it addresses the underlying issue of food production.