18 October, 2016 − Cambridge scientists believe their discovery of a secret ingredient that attracts bees is a first step to feeding the world.
13 October, 2016 − New research shows how nutrient-rich insects can make a big contribution to diet in poor countries – and help in the fight against climate change.
8 September, 2016 − Researchers say agroforestry systems offer a solution to helping combat climate change, feeding the world and increasing farmers’ profits.
5 October, 2016 – New study shows that the speed of climate change is now much too great for grassland species of vital food crops to adapt and survive.
27 September, 2016 – Global food production may need to rise by more than 100 per cent to deal with climate change’s effects on crops in the most vulnerable regions.
26 September, 2016 – With the impacts of climate change threatening food supply as population grows, China is buying land on other continents to grow more crops.
22 September, 2016 – Human destruction of wilderness areas has added to the pollution that puts millions of people on three continents at risk of water-borne diseases.
13 September, 2016 – As global warming cuts crop yields, trade liberalisation in agricultural commodities will be needed to avoid food shortages and economic hardships.
10 September, 2016 − Traditional growing of rice in flooded fields is bad for the staple crop’s future quality and produces vast amounts of methane greenhouse gas.
2 September, 2016 – Global population is predicted to rise by a third in the next three decades as the planet is increasingly challenged by climate change and loss of ‘natural capital’.
18 August, 2016 – Reduced production of fruit and vegetables as climate change impacts on agriculture could substantially increase dietary and weight-related factors that contribute to so many deaths worldwide.