Natural Resources

Scholarly Publications

Migration, markets, and mangrove resource use in Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

June 2002

Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia, is a prototype of an island economy prone to economic crowding.

Globalization of Nitrogen Deposition: Consequences for Terrestial Ecosystems, The

December 2002

The sources and distribution of anthropogenic nitrogen (N), including N fertilization and N fixed during fossil-fuel combustion, are rapidly becoming globally distributed.

Losing the Links Between Livestock and Land

December 2005

Global meat production is becoming increasingly industrialized, spatially concentrated, and geographically detached from the agricultural land base.

News

Debating the future of food in Africa

February 2013

Africa owns 60% of the world’s uncultivated land suited for crop production, but accounts for 30% of the world’s malnourished and only 3% of global agricultural exports.

Seeds of Sustainability wins 2013 ESA Sustainability Science Award

June 2013

The Sustainability Science Award Subcommittee was unanimous in its recommendation that the Seeds of Sustainability team of authors (which included seven FSE affiliates) receive this year's award....

FSE Director is keynote speaker at Food Systems Summit

May 2014

FSE Director Roz Naylor gave a keynote address at The University of Vermont's Food Systems Summit held in Burlington, VT on June 17-18.

Events

Aquaculture Feeds: Future Demand and Pathways Toward Sustainable Feed Inputs

October 4, 2007

Most reduction fisheries that produce fishmeal and fish oil have already reached or exceeded sustainable catch levels and will be placed under further pressure as the aquaculture industry grows.

Projects

Climate and Agriculture: Models, Impacts, and Adaptation Strategies

There is little disagreement now that the climate is changing, and that such changes could fundamentally affect humanity's collective ability to feed itself.
English

Consequences of Increased Global Meat Consumption on the Global Environment: Trade in virtual water and nutrients

Meat production is projected to double by 2020 due to increased incomes, population growth, and rising per capita global consumption of meat.
English

Farming Finfish in Coastal Ecosystems and the Open Ocean: Assessing Options for Sustainability

If aquaculture is to play a responsible role in the future of seafood here at home, we must ensure that the "blue revolution" in ocean fish farming does not cause harm to the oceans and the marine...
English

Multimedia

Can Sustainable Intensification Feed the World?

February 2015

Professor Sir Gordon Conway visited Stanford University on February 10, 2015 to discuss the importance of sustainable intensification of agriculture to feed the world in the face of obstacles such as population growth, shifting diets, land and...

Ertharin Cousin, Tales from the War on Hunger

February 2018

 After the 2007 Global Food Crisis, President Barack Obama in his Inaugural Address committed to the world’s poor nations: “We pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed...

Can Africa rise to the challenge of feeding itself in the 21st century?

November 2017

 Food security experts from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) gathered for the symposium "Can Africa rise to the challenge of feeding itself in the 21st century?" This is the first of our new Global Food Security Symposium...

People

1cf4c37a72b8ab44c40568c8cfa7f378 Noah Diffenbaugh Kara J. Foundation Professor and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment
gorelick 0 Steven Gorelick Cyrus F. Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
elsa ordway Elsa Ordway PhD candidate, Earth System Science
pam Pamela Ronald Affiliated scholar
Ling Cao Ling Cao Affiliated scholar
matt higgins Matt Higgins Research Staff
tanutama headshot2 Vincent Tanutama Research Data Analyst, Center on Food Security and the Environment