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Study: There Are Ways to Dramatically Reduce Agricultural Water Pollution

According to the EPA’s National Rivers and Streams Assessment, only 26 percent of the country’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 4, 2021
Report: Soil Carbon Credits Need More Consistency to Reduce Emissions

Carbon markets for agriculture are a capitalism-friendly method to, theoretically, reduce carbon dioxide emissions. At... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 27, 2021
Agri-Business Corporations Are Trying to Save The Environment. Or Are They?

In the early 2000s, a Starbucks ad struck a nerve with consumers and environmental activists.... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 26, 2021
Study: Wild Pigs Are Releasing as Much Carbon Dioxide as Millions of...

The pig is one of the most adaptable mammal species on the planet. Thanks to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 22, 2021
New Tool Makes It Easier to Analyze How Much Nitrogen Farmers Need...

A standard technique for monocrop growers, especially in the Corn Belt, is to wildly overuse... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 20, 2021
Heatwave Cooks Crustaceans in Their Shells in Canada

The heatwave that devastated farmers and farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest last week also wreaked... (more)

Alex Robinson
July 8, 2021
How the Pacific Northwest Heat Wave Is Affecting Farmworkers

One man is dead, and there are concerns that others could become seriously injured if... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 1, 2021
EPA to Reverse Trump-Era Clean Water Deregulation

On Wednesday, the EPA chief, Michael Regan, announced that the Biden administration will formally repeal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 10, 2021
Study: Livestock Methane Emissions Are Much Higher Than Thought

Methane is not quite as abundant, as far as greenhouse gases go, as carbon dioxide—but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 7, 2021