1 January, 2017 – Soils face a global threat as population pressure, human development and swelling cities lead to mounting cropland loss.
31 December, 2016 – New research warns it will be almost impossible for African cropland to feed the continent by 2050 without massive changes to farming.
26 December, 2016 – An internet tool is now available that helps to quantify and control farms’ greenhouse emissions released during the crop production cycle.
11 December, 2016 – Modifying plants so they take more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere holds out hope of increasing crop yields and combating climate change.
28 November, 2016 − As demand for grain increases to feed a rising population, scientists warn that global warming could seriously reduce wheat productivity.
26 November, 2016 − Bolivia has declared a state of emergency as climate impacts shrink glaciers and leave cities without water.
November 25, 2016 – Discovery that fish farmers are rearing healthy stock in water containing higher concentrations of carbon dioxide than predicted for climate change has implications for oceans.
22 November, 2016 − If we are serious about cutting back on emissions of greenhouse gases, we have to be prepared for big hikes in the price of food.
31 October, 2016 – The growing tendency for cyclones to change their paths means river deltas risk being starved of the vital sediment the storms deliver
27 October, 2016 – A new Atlas of the Human Planet shows how the world’s rising urban population is adding to the impacts caused by climate change.
18 October, 2016 − Cambridge scientists believe their discovery of a secret ingredient that attracts bees is a first step to feeding the world.