An international conference aimed at tackling hunger and reducing the environmental impact of our food could end up making the situation worse, including in Canada, a coalition of farmers, activists, and scholars are warning.
A global agreement to curb plastic pollution is a few steps closer to becoming a reality after several countries, including the European Union — but not Canada — backed a draft resolution that will speed up negotiations towards an agreement.
Chocolate lovers could soon be feasting on more sustainable chocolate with the help of a microscopic molecule that could drastically reduce the energy needed to manufacture their favourite treat, researchers have found.
Coffee farmers have a problem. Even with global coffee prices surging in 2021, extreme weather in Brazil, the world's largest coffee exporter, and social upheaval in Colombia are making it difficult for small producers worldwide.
Canada and the U.S. share an $18.8-million scrap plastic trade, sending truckloads of waste across the border every day. But what happens to these shipments after they've crossed international boundaries?