Panel Discussion - Today's Menu: Balancing the Needs of a Growing Population with a Finite Planet

Ellen Gustafson, Sustainable Food System Activist, Author and Social Entrepreneur leads a discussion on trade-offs between feeding the population and protecting the planet for biodiversity.

Panelists: Jason Clay, WWF-US; Tjada McKenna, Feed the Future and USAID Bureau for Food Security; and Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota.

WWF’s Fuller Symposium convenes thought leaders in science, policy, business, conservation and development to tackle emerging issues facing our planet and advance science-based approaches to protect the future of nature. The 2014 symposium focused on how we can freeze the footprint of food while still nourishing billions. It explored the conservation challenges and opportunities we face by looking at diverse perspectives on food production, distribution, consumption, management and waste.

Learn more about WWF's work on food.