The ability of farmworkers to cultivate major crops including rice and maize may be compromised if climate trends continue.
Climate and Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
At a symposium on land subsidence, I learned about how the Dutch transformed their country so that about a quarter of it is below sea level and how they cope with it.
Our group of 24 Americans and Bangladeshis continued to explore the Sundarbans mangrove forest, rice farming in embanked low-lying islands, and heritage sites of Bangladesh.
Our group of 23 American and Bangladeshi students and professors traveled from the Jamuna River to the Ganges and Gorai Rivers, and then down to an island on the edge of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.
My undergraduate Sustainable Development course is in Bangladesh for a Spring Break trip to see what they have been learning about. We will be touring the country by bus and boat to learn about the environment and people of Bangladesh.
In a world where many countries depend on agricultural imports, warming climate increases the odds that multiple important crops could fail.
Lisa Goddard, longtime director of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, has died.
Until now, most index insurance did not have the capacity to tap the wisdom of crowds of farmers themselves.
At UN Food Systems Summit, Did Business Show It Is Serious About Addressing the Crises Facing Global Food Systems?
While pledges were made, they did not meet the moment.
Climate & Water in a Changing Africa: Uncertainty, Adaptation & the Social Construction of Fragile Environments
A special issue for the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences examines water (in)security in Africa in an age of global climate change.