Food Sustainability

HESTIA to support sustainable shrimp farming in Vietnam

Researchers from the University of Oxford have announced a joint research programme with Can Tho University's College for Aquaculture and Fisheries (CAF) and the Stockholm Resilience Centre (Stockholm University) to boost the sustainability of shrimp farming in Vietnam's Mekong River Delta.

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Damehood for Professor E.J. Milner-Gulland in King’s Birthday Honours

The Director of three Oxford Martin School programmes is one of six members of Oxford University recognised in the 2023 King's Birthday Honours list.

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Project aimed at helping farmers reduce their environmental impact receives funding boost

The HESTIA project, hosted between the Oxford Martin School and the Department of Biology, has received a donation from the Ardevora Charitable Trust. The funding will support research into the environmental impacts of arable farming and aquaculture, as well as pesticide toxicity

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Organisations must set bold targets for their catering in order to become “nature-positive”

Organisations making their catering more sustainable can make genuine positive contributions, though it will take extremely ambitious action to come close to fully mitigating biodiversity loss.

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How we're helping farmers to reduce their environmental impact

There is an urgent need to substantially reduce the environmental impacts of the global agricultural system while ensuring sufficient food for an estimated population of 10 billion by 2050.

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New funding for research on agriculture and the environment from the Login5 Foundation

The Department of Zoology and the Oxford Martin School have received a significant philanthropic donation from the Login5 Foundation to undertake research on digital solutions to reduce the environmental impacts of agriculture.