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Fisheries Ministers from across Europe came to an agreement on a sweeping reform of fisheries policies early on Wednesday morning, but fell short of the most ambitious changes that green campaigners had demanded.
It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands in the near future as a result of global warming.
A European vote has paved the way for a continent-wide ban on pesticides that have been linked to bee deaths.
A new grass that cuts the water running off from fields by half could help stem the rising floods that global warming is bringing to the UK.
Last year's disastrous summer has forced Weetabix to halt production of some of its most popular lines, after the company exhausted its supply of high quality British wheat following what it described as the worst harvest in decades.
Millions of people could become destitute in Africa and Asia as staple foods more than double in price by 2050 as a result of extreme temperatures, floods and droughts that will transform the way the world farms.
Bid adieu to Bordeaux, but also, quite possibly, a hello to Chateau Yellowstone. Researchers predict a two-thirds fall in production in the world's premier wine regions because of climate change.
Supermarket organic sales hit a nine-month high in February, after the horsemeat scandal broke. So could the food scare be the catalyst for the revival of organic sales in the UK and will it be the supermarkets or the independents that drive the growth? Matthew Zola reports.
Virgin Atlantic Airways is to become the first airline in the world to have its in-flight meals assessed for sustainability.
Lindt, Thorntons and Guylian have come bottom of a green ranking of Easter eggs based on their use of palm oil.
UK organic sales declined 1.5 per cent during 2012, but the market for online sales grew, an industry report has found.
UK environmental group, Friends of the Earth (FoE), is urging the Government to support a ban on the use of dangerous pesticides that have been linked to bee decline in a European Union vote this Friday.
A 'top 50’ list of grocery product groupings responsible for the biggest impact on the environment has been published in a bid to help businesses accelerate ways to reduce the carbon footprint of everyday consumer items.
The seafood authority has attacked a citizen campaign led by celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall over its charter that calls for the creation of over 100 marine conservation zones, describing it as lacking "scientific evidence".
People in the rich world should become 'demitarians' – eating half as much meat as usual, while stopping short of giving it up – in order to avoid severe environmental damage, scientists have urged, in the clearest picture yet of how farming practices are destroying the natural world.