Ending world hunger: Danone wants to help achieve the United Nations’…

In September 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 sustainable development goals to "end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all" by 2030. On September 19, 2016, during Climate Week, the…

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A chatbot unveils the harsh reality of life for ethiopian women

Charity:Water and Lokai convey the difficulties of obtaining clean water through a fictional story of computer-generated girl

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A timeline of Earth’s average temperature

When people say "the climate has changed before", these are the kind of changes they are talking about

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Reykjavik announces plans to be carbon neutral by 2040

Iceland’s capital has laid out ambitious plans to become completely carbon neutral by the year 2040. By controlling urban sprawl, increasing public transportation, and shaping all forms of transit to…

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Fewer people are going hungry in the U.S., but there’s still…

Should we be happy or just sad about the latest USDA food insecurity figures? A bit of both maybe. On the one hand, the Department of Agriculture data show a clear downward trend in incidence of food insecurity.…

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Sustainable management of forests and agriculture: a guarantee of…

This summer, the UN published a report on the state of forests around the world and their crucial role in the development of global food security. The study refutes the idea that ever more land will…

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1,001 lives of plastic bottles

200 million plastic bottles are thrown out every day around the world. Three-quarters of these aren’t recycled. Despite the fact that it takes several hundred years for each bottle to decompose. Or that…

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When agrifood focuses more on animal welfare

How can the living conditions of livestock - so often decried by consumers and associations - be improved? From farms to supermarket aisles, players along the food supply chain are making commitments to…

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This startup will use drones to map forests and plant trees at 1/10th…

An Oregon startup is working on the development of drones that can plant and monitor trees on a large scale, using "precision forestry" and high technology to jumpstart reforestation efforts in previously…

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Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone?

Organic farming creates more profit and yields healthier produce. It’s time it played the role it deserves in feeding a rapidly growing world population.

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