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Automated farming: Good news for food security, bad news for job security

A brave new world of robot farms could have consequences for rural livelihoods

A robot picks a ripe strawberry.

Proteins of the future

Beyond meat: what we will be eating next, and how unlikely proteins can move from ‘disgusting’ to mainstream

An appetizer of'Petit pois carre et son ecume de Carottes, vers de farine' - peas, carrots and worms - prepared by French chef David Faure in his Michelin-rated restaurant 'Aphrodite' in Nice, France.

Opening the barn doors on cage-free eggs

What makes hens happy is complicated

Hens in a barn are gathered around a metal feeder

The trouble with bees

The problem is worse than we thought.

Bumblebee feeding on pollen from a yellow flower

Warning: your morning coffee is in danger

A global coffee crisis is brewing right under our nose

A coffee picker in El Salvador.

Reclaiming food knowledge

Why the health of Indigenous people depends on it: Q&A

Close up of a selection of Indian corn in autumn hues.

The green monster in Lake Erie

The devastating effect of algae blooms and how humans caused them

Algae, from massive blooms in Lake Erie, washes up on the shore at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio, on August 4, 2014.

Rise of the ‘hangry’

Preventing food riots in the future actually has little to do with food

Feeding the mission to Mars

Researchers are finding new ways to accomplish in real life what Matt Damon did in The Martian

2015 Feeding 9 Billion Challenge

Feeding 9 Billion 2015 Challenge participants