Study Shows There Is Much More Global Cropland Than Previously Thought

In some positive news, there is 15-20% more farmland on the planet than believed before the study was completed.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) released a map last Tuesday that shows that there is more agricultural land…

This project was completed by the USGS using satellite images and big-data analytics. It is also part of a project funded by NASA. The study aims to improve food and water security.