First-ever national wild bee map reveals farmland at risk

The new study finds that if losses of wild bees continue, United States crop production could be destabilized. We've said it again and again, so...

Carbon farming: another low-tech climate solution

Protecting forests is a low-tech way to store carbon that has earned a lot of attention in the efforts to fight global warming. Now,...

Kids’ pesticide exposure as bad for lungs as secondhand smoke

Study finds California kids living in agricultural areas have a hard time breathing. Back in 2001, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley began looking...

EPA catches Dow in weed-killer lie, asks court to reverse approval

The agro giant made contradictory claims to the government about the herbicide Enlist Duo, the EPA isn’t happy. Last year we reported on the EPA’s...

Could 3D seaweed farms save our climate and heal our oceans?

Seaweed farming appears to be getting a lot of attention lately. No sooner do I read about kelp as the new kale in the...

700 chocolate bars could reduce packaging on delicious treats

Nestlé has 700 chocolate bars sitting on shelves, degrading. If that seems like a terrible waste, consider the cause. The 700 chocolates represent different packaging...

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