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These Tiny Crustaceans Are the Bees of the Sea

Researchers make a first-of-its-kind discovery about how underwater plants get pollinated.

Shea Swenson
August 12, 2022
How Do You Attract Rare Birds and Bees to Your Garden? Add...

A new study found that rare pollinators flock to urban gardens with more diverse plantings.

Shea Swenson
August 10, 2022
California Farmworkers Embark on 335-Mile March for Voting Rights

The United Farm Workers union set out for a 24-day march from Delano to Sacramento,... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 3, 2022
Biden Aims to Bring More Farmers Online

The Biden-Harris administration is investing $401 million to expand high-speed internet access in rural areas... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 30, 2022
Cultivating Crops, No Sun Required

Researchers have discovered a new way to grow plants using artificial photosynthesis, requiring no sunlight... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 28, 2022
A Global Chickpea Shortage is Looming

Chickpea crop yields are expected to drop as much as 20 percent in 2022.

Shea Swenson
July 15, 2022
New Report Shows Canadian Government Has Failed Indigenous Fishers

A senate report details instances of racism and discrimination against Indigenous lobster fishermen, sometimes at... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 14, 2022
Opinion: The Dangers of Big Data Extend to Agriculture

Big data from social media have been revealed as biased, but we should also pay... (more)

Kelly Bronson
July 13, 2022
New Zealand Wants to Tax Cow Burps and Farts

The tax would apply to methane emissions from livestock, starting in 2025.

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 8, 2022
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