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Alaskan Salmon Face a Stream of New Mines

This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. Wild Alaskan salmon are... (more)

Becki Robins
November 26, 2022
Water Treatment Plants Are Ineffective at Removing Forever Chemicals

In a new study, PFAS compounds were found in both untreated and treated water across... (more)

Shea Swenson
November 4, 2022
Up and Down the East Coast, Farmers Work to Rebuild After Hurricanes

Damages from Hurricanes Fiona and Ian are wide-ranging and long-lasting. Now, producers battered by wild... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 6, 2022
Ugandan Farmers Embrace Maggots as Solution to Fertilizer Shortage

Black soldier fly larvae are becoming a hot commodity during a time of crisis for... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 21, 2022
Drought Takes a Toll on Farmers and Ranchers Across the Country

Producers and crops are feeling the heat.

Shea Swenson
September 15, 2022
The Oyster Farmers Working to Address Aquaculture’s Big Plastics Problem

Innovative producers and researchers are turning to wood, cork, mushrooms and other materials in an... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
June 25, 2022
Facing Another Drought, California Proposes Buying Out Farmers’ Water Rights

Lawmakers are considering using part of the state’s $100-billion budget surplus to buy water rights... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 9, 2022
Agriculture’s Water Challenge Is About to Get a Lot Worse

A new study estimates that water scarcity will worsen in more than 80 percent of... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 12, 2022
Methane Emissions From Belching Cows Seen From Space

Satellite technology traced the source to a feedlot in California. It’s the first time methane... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 6, 2022
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