sustainable food

  • Because of high demand for tuna, worldwide stocks of the popular fish are dwindling.  Photo by Flickr user Danny Hope
    June 16, 2014   BY William Brangham 

    President Anote Tong of the tiny Pacific Island nation of Kiribati, announced Monday the closure of a vast fishing ground known as the Phoenix Islands Protected Area. The area, which spans over 150,000 square miles of ocean — roughly the size of California — will become one of the world’s largest marine sanctuaries for tuna and other endangered species. Continue reading

  • November 22, 2007  

    Amid increased promotion of organic foods and pushes to support local growers, an agricultural analyst and a New York City chef discuss the broader economic impact of buying local, in-season foods. Continue reading