Healthy Food Systems


Some Fish Are Still Full of Mercury, for a Worrying Reason

Emissions of mercury have declined, but levels in fish could still increase thanks to overfishing and a changing climate. ...

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Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns

A report by the United Nations prepared by more than 100 experts from 52 countries found that the world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates". Combined with climate change, this is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself and window to address the threat is closing rapidly. ...

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Moving Toward a Sustainable Food System at UT Austin

Moving Toward a Sustainable Food System at UT Austin
In summer 2016, Veronica Gonzalez, Texas PSR’s summer intern and a University of Texas at Austin student, studied the university’s food purchasing system. Her study concluded that UT Austin is making strides in sustainable food practices in a commercial food service setting, despite the ...

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