Food & Agriculture Stories
How do we feed a growing and more affluent population without the environmental collateral damage? The Anthropocene’s coverage of food and agriculture digs deep into innovations in farming, aquaculture, filling the global protein gap, reducing the carbon footprint of supply chains, and more.
Decellularized spinach leaves are also a greener alternative to many current scaffolds for cultured beef
Livestock welfare will be key in helping us reign in emissions
Drug legalization could both help and hurt the environment
Instead of punishing people for their food choices, study finds we should subsidize plant-based meals.
As consumers, we should worry less about the Styrofoam and plastic wrap encasing the ground beef—and take a pass on the shrink-wrapped broccoli.
In a surprising discovery, researchers found that shoppers were more likely to buy wonky produce labeled as 'ugly' than wonky produce left unlabeled or called ‘imperfect’
Margarine has a significantly lower environmental impact than butter in four important areas: global warming potential (i.e., carbon footprint), eutrophication potential, acidification potential, and land impact
If coastal cities planted clam beds along the urban edge, they could save millions in nitrogen clean-up costs
Researchers working in Bangladesh show how this ancient form of food production increases farmers’ incomes and food security
By extracting the proteins and fibers in spent grain, researchers show that we can drink our beer and eat it too