Agriculture

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Water: Conflict or Cooperation

World Water Day this year highlights the role of cooperation in managing the many competing needs for the resource, a topic near and dear to Future…
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How Collaboration Creates Fair Trade from Farm-to-Shelf

How can groups that are passionate about making change work together to solve an intricate and complicated problem that spans the globe?
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4 Key Takeaways From Cleantech Group’s Water Innovation Summit

Why we should make sure water crises are not wasted, how water becomes the Achilles' heel of fracking, the need to focus on…
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Water Pollution in Iowa: Time for Business to Step Up

The Environmental Working Group released a report on Iowa's poor water quality. Businesses must step in and address the challenges of water pollution.

World Water Week Opens With Somber Warnings to Business About Water Scarcity

The annual World Water Week opened here in rainy Stockholm over the weekend with a warning to business of the effect that the…
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The Trouble With GMO Labeling – What’s a Biotech Giant to Do?

If California's Proposition 37 becomes law in November, the law would require most foods that contain genetically modified ingredients to be labeled. Should…
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California GMO Labeling Law Makes It Onto November Ballot

After a long campaign, the GMO labeling law successfully makes it onto the November ballot in the state of California which is a…
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Britain Moves to Boost the Number of Young Farmers

The average age of farmers in Britain is increasing and those that are looking to retire are finding it difficult to find younger…
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Urinary Tract Infections in Women Linked with Factory Farmed Chicken

It's not that farfetched - antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria are on the rise, making bladder infections more difficult to treat.
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Reducing Food Waste Through The Gleaning Project

One start-up's attempt to put excess produce to good use - and make a profit.
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Life on Mars: Interview with the Company’s Chief Sustainability Officer

Andrew Hobday, Mars' Chief Sustainability Officer chats with Raz Godelnik at the Responsible Business Summit in New York about the sustainability efforts and…
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The Trouble with Locavorism

A husband and wife team from the University of Toronto have recently published a book called The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-Mile…
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Can Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Hope to Achieve Food Policy Change?

Jamie Oliver declared May 19th Food Revolution Day calling on “an international community of foodies, chefs, parents, educators, companies, activists and celebrities to arm…
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Mango Delayed Due to Climate Change

The people of India have a deep connection with mangoes. Every person claims to have at least one favorite kind but the Alphonso…
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Rooftop Fish: The Future of Urban Farming?

Zurich-based group designs a rooftop fish farm that can also grow vegetables - is this the future of local, sustainable, seasonal, and organic…