Methane stays in the atmosphere for around 12 years, which can make it a tricky gas to calculate.
Cattle farming is the leading driver of deforestation and food-related climate emissions.
Over the last few centuries, human activity has caused land use change on an unnatural scale.
Two new reports find E.U. policies are failing to protect climate and biodiversity.
At COP15, world governments are at a crossroads.
New wildlife report reveals 49 percent of bird species are decreasing.
Marketed to consumers as “sustainable,” this “climate-beneficial” wool is polluting the land and killing wildlife.
A breakdown of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by state, sector, year and type of gas.
Reboot Food calls for replacing factory farms with precision fermentation.
Animal agriculture is responsible for 16.5 percent of all global greenhouse emissions.
A new investigation has revealed millions in industry funding to a UC Davis professor who downplays factory farming’s role in the climate crisis.
The effects of climate change are real and on the rise. Scientists recommend a number of climate solutions to limit global warming.
There were once more than 300 native freshwater fish species in Bangladesh, but many have disappeared or are on the verge of extinction.
Beef production is a leading driver of climate emissions but in Brazil, a collaborative carbon sink project has returned a degraded cattle ranch to carbon-rich forest.
Foodsharing has rescued 178 million pounds of food from landfill since 2012. Yet experts say more should be done to combat food waste on a global scale.
Links between exposures to toxic pollutants, like agricultural pesticides, and maternal health outcomes remain under-researched.
Over 1.5 million cattle graze on public lands to the detriment of biodiversity — wiping out native wildlife and destabilizing ecosystems.
A recent article in Popular Science touts “sustainably-sourced seafood” without reporting on the massive damage caused by industrial fishing and aquaculture.
A new report shows countries in the region must reduce their beef consumption in order to meet climate targets.
Sargassum provides habitat for hundreds of species and food for turtles. But when it chokes the coastline, it’s a sea-life killer that smothers shallow-water habitats.
Despite what you may have read in a few viral Twitter threads, animal leather is not more sustainable than vegan leather.
Animal agriculture is the primary source of nutrient pollution to Great Lakes waters. Yet billions spent on clean up strategies aren’t working.
The global dairy industry is responsible for rising rates of water and air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and degraded farmland.
“We’re in an apocalyptic phase for animals in CAFOs.”
New research shows Canadians can reach their climate goals by reducing meat and dairy consumption.
Human activities like industrialized animal farming are causing the destruction of ecosystems worldwide, including as many as 1 million plant and animal species.
A UN treaty to protect international waters has been delayed for the fifth time.
Grouse hunting kills hundreds of thousands of animals each year in the U.K. and releases 260,000 tons of carbon.
Sentient Media is launching a new $10,000 fund and training program to support journalists in the Midwest who report on environmental and agricultural issues.