Keeping you updated on Food Planet developments – as they unfold

The news flow about Food Planet issues is most often dark, exposing the current food system’s many inadequacies and malfunctions, and linking them to climate change, decaying living environments and decreasing biodiversity.

But all is not doom and gloom; it’s vital to spot the good news and identify the people, projects, and ideas that may be part of turning the tide. Some of the positive initiatives we bring to light are covered in our Nominations and Editors’ Pick sections; others will be featured here, in their proper context and in full detail.

In this section, we also invite people in our network to express their opinions on food system-related issues, successively turning News & Views into a mission-driven discussion platform exploring how we can save the Food Planet.

  • Ground zero: Sustainable land management

    The relationship between land use and agriculture is a tale…

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  • 1$ million goes a long way towards reshaping food systems

    Human activity is degrading the environment at an unprecedented speed.…

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  • COP26 fails to systemically tackle the biggest GHG emitter: the food system

    The global food system accounts for one-third of human-caused greenhouse…

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  • Meet the 2021 Food Planet Prize Finalists

    The Curt Bergfors Foundation is proud to present the 2021…

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  • Biodiversity in farming and nature

    In our efforts to feed a growing population we have…

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  • A gastronomic take on sustainable food research

    Deciding what to eat can be daunting. Let alone whether…

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  • Is weather management on a major scale the way to go?

    Annually, 75 billion tons of fertile soil are lost to…

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  • Paving the way for more pollinators

    Despite being made of concrete and stone, metropolitan areas are…

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  • Can we feed humanity and save the planet with edible microbes?

    Edible microbes such as bacteria, yeasts, filamentous fungi, and microscopic…

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  • Low-methane food can speed up planetary recovery

    We’ve entered a decade-long race to prevent global temperatures from…

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  • 381 Thanks for Hunting for Sustainable Food Projects with Us!

    Just 4 months ago, we asked for your help to…

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  • The pandemic is served!

    The COVID-19 pandemic has focused our attention on food safety…

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