It’s primates versus palm oil in Africa

Since both require the same habitat, scientists are worried how primates will survive the expansion of industrial oil palm plantations.

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Managing a sugar bush is a win-win situation for all involved.

EPA surprise: Agency seeks to cancel approval of toxic pesticide

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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,...

Here’s another reason to hate diesel: It’s killing the rainforest

Over half the palm oil used in Europe is actually put into gas tanks.

World’s first floating dairy farm comes to Rotterdam

Let's hope cows don't get seasick.

Patagonia is making beer from kernza, a perennial grain

The company wants to demonstrates how the global food system can be more sustainable.

Ancient people farmed the Amazon 4,500 years ago … and they did it better...

The jungle wasn't untouched rainforest after all.

Wrangler puts its corporate weight behind soil health

Are we moving on from the overly binary organic versus conventional debate?

There’s not enough land for everyone in the world to follow U.S. dietary guidelines

We'd need another Canada-sized chunk of fertile land, scientists say, in order to meet those requirements.

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