Scientists are increasingly interested in creating something valuable from pollution and have now demonstrated several ways that useful products can be created.
Relying on a narrow band of plants and animals for our food is limiting diversity and creating problems for the future.
Here we look at the latest research to address six common questions about beef and climate change.
With demand for meat outstripping production, what are the alternatives and how commercially viable are they?
A compulsory recycling scheme in South Korea has dramatically cut the amount of food the country throws away. Here's how it works.
Vegetable consumption varies significantly across EU member states. This chart shows who's eating the most.
Machine learning can reveal optimal growing conditions to maximize taste and other features.
A new FAO publication offers 20 actions to implement the 2030 Agenda with case studies highlighting how these are being practised in countries around the world. Here are just 5 examples.
Eleven million deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global stu...
It might not be one of the first metals which comes to mind when you think about importance or value. But tin made the transition into the bronze age possible, and more recently brought u...
The widespread decline of insect species worldwide is driving scientists and policymakers to look for new ways to encourage population growth which is vital for pollination of crops.
A change to non-dairy alternatives, mixed with low milk prices, has contributed a drop in sales value of $1.1 billion in the US last year.
Machine learning can keep track of the food that commercial kitchens throw away, and calculate the impact on the operation’s bottom line.
A third cheaper than regular fuel and significantly less polluting, prickly pear biogas is being trialled in Zitácuaro city.
Producing, processing and transporting our food is putting strain on the world’s water resources – and a growing global population will only increase the pressure.