EarthStat is a collaborative effort between the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment-Global Landscapes Initiative and McGill University’s Land Use and the Global Environment lab. EarthStat is focused on analyzing agricultural related issues at the global scale.

Recent Highlights:

Institute on the Environment director Jonathan Foley wins the 2014 Heinz Award in the Environment!

Feast or Famine? Feature in National Geographic Magazine

How can we feed a growing world while preserving the planet?

A ‘Story Map’ made by Esri using EarthStat data

All EarthStat data may be freely downloaded for research, study, or teaching, but must be cited appropriately.  Re-release of the data, or incorporation of the data into a commercial product, is allowed only with explicit permission. Select ‘Download’ above to access data.  Thank you for your interest!