2014 study from Cornell, the University of Arizona and the U.S. Geological Survey on the risk of multi-decade droughts in the context of ongoing climate change.
2015 study in the journal Science consolidates a wide variety of new research findings to provide a sweeping picture of potential ocean species loss in the near future.
With a growing number of public datasets and data-visualization tools available, we provide a simple exercise in how to create a time-series graph using Quartz’s Chartbuilder application.
2014 study in the Review of Economic Studies that explores a dataset of household purchases to estimate the relationship between food prices and population in 49 U.S. cities.
2013 research in The Lancet synthesizes the findings of major studies on the role of global processed-food conglomerates in the spread of NCDs such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Researchers from Michigan State, UCLA, the University of Alberta, Université Laval, UC Davis and other institutions discuss food safety, including supply-chain security and the impact of new media on communications
2014 selection of research related to the long-term health consequences of childhood obesity as well as the effectiveness of nutrition and exercise programs to prevent obesity
2014 study published in International Food and Agribusiness Journal Review on U.S. and Canadian consumers’ perceptions of the terms “organic” and “local.”
2014 review of recent research papers on a variety of food safety issues affecting U.S. consumers.
A 2014 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzing how five land-use scenarios affect future change in U.S. urban areas, forests, rangeland and more.