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Bobo’s Global Balancing Act at TNC

Bobo’s Global Balancing Act at TNC

We're excited to have Jack Bobo, TNC's newly appointed Director of Global Food & Water Policy, on Digging In. His role is no small task: uniting farmers and food producers with conservation organizations across the globe to find solutions for mutual growth. Listen in to hear how small changes can have rippling global effects, straight from the source.

Food Regulations and Policy, Food Security

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Can food packaging & global health coexist?

Can food packaging & global health coexist?

Every day, plastic’s value shines through by keeping our global food system safer while reducing transport costs and decreasing food waste. But is it too much too late for us to correct unrecycled waste’s disastrous trail across the globe?

Food Production, Food Regulations and Policy

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Plastic food packaging: opportunity or lost cause?

Plastic food packaging: opportunity or lost cause?

Plastic packaging has indisputably revolutionized our global food system, keeping foods safe as it moves across the globe with fewer transport needs and less fuel. But it comes at a price: plastic waste is washing up on shores, mucking up recycling, and piling up in landfills or incinerators. Is there hope for this material? Or should we put our trust in up-and-coming green materials that have the potential to replace plastics?

Food Production, Food Safety

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Flying the friendly skies on green fuel

Flying the friendly skies on green fuel

Sustainability in aviation sets the flight plan for today and tomorrow. Governments around the world have challenged the airline industry to convert to completely sustainable fuel by 2050. But what is Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)? Where is it going to come from? What does SAF mean for our food and agriculture system? We look at this complex issue fueling the aviation industry and what it means for you.

Soil and Crop Management

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