The Amazon rainforest plays a critical role in supporting crop growth by stabilizing the climate and balancing water cycles.
Many variables contribute to the rising cost of global food. Let's take a look at two major factors influencing food prices in recent years.
Did you know that over two-thirds of national crops originated from somewhere else? Over time the food that built national diets has evolved.
Bad weather, the war in Ukraine, and a shortage of fertilizer have led to fears of a global food crisis. Here are three factors you should...
How much has the world’s land use changed over the last 10,000 years, and how have forests been impacted?
Over half of the world’s population lives on rice as a staple food, but just a few countries dominate global rice production.
Where does your favorite food come from? Here's an interactive look at global food production.
Carved into a sandstone mountain near the North Pole is the world's food backup plan. Learn about the Doomsday Vault, which holds millions of seeds to...