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August 15, 2018

New research published in Nature Sustainability by GLP Members Zia Mehrabi, Erle Ellis and Navin Ramankutty finds dealing with the biodiversity crisis by giving nature more space could result in losing a lot of food.

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June 10, 2018

SSC Member Navin Ramankutty and GLP Members Zia Mehrabi and Katharina Waha review the successes and failures of the global food system, addressing ongoing debates on pathways to environmental health and food security. To deal with these challenges, a new coordinated research program blending modern breeding with agro-ecological methods is needed. They call on plant biologists to lead this effort and help steer humanity toward a safe operating space for agriculture.

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June 22, 2017

The first large-scale assessment of oil palm expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean offers valuable insights on the key drivers of oil palm expansion at a fairly early stage, according to GLP SSC Member Navin Ramankutty and GLP Member Jordan Graesser.

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GLP Member Research in the News

March 23, 2017

GLP Members Verena Seufert and Navin Ramankutty published a commentary on CNN.com showcasing their conclusions about organic versus convention agriculture on three key fronts: environmental impact, producer and consumer benefits. They discovered that organic farming does matter -- just not in the way most people think.

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