"Sustainable agriculture" is a term favoured by politicians and industry experts alike. But what does it actually mean and how are UK producers supposed to become more sustainable? Caroline Stocks investigates.
Biodiversity is declining rapidly throughout the world. The challenges of conserving the world's species are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate change, experts say.
Just as the 20th century's move toward massive, technologically-based economic development changed our educational system in the second half of the 20th century, the challenges of global sustainability are also starting to influence higher education.
Developing standards and labels for bio-based products are among 12 actions proposed by the European Commission is its bio-economy plan published on Monday. The strategy was warmly welcomed by stakeholders across the board.
Jonathan Latham (Photo Credit: auspices) Imagine an international mega-deal. The global organic food industry agrees to support international agribusiness in clearing as much tropical rainforest as they want for farming.
European Commission - Press release Commission wants your views on how we can produce and consume more sustainably Brussels, 1st February 2012 – By 2050 the global population is set to reach 9 billion people and worldwide demand for food, feed and...