Biodiversity Archives - Modern Farmer

Biodiversity

Meet the Midwestern Farmer Restoring the Land by Growing Native Plants

Mark Shepard didn’t set out to be a farmer, let alone a visionary one. Yet,... (more)

Darcy Duda
May 17, 2024
Fiddleheads, Not Spinach

We are crouched on our hands and knees, ripping out lettuce at Andrew’s Farm in... (more)

Darcy Duda
May 17, 2024
Nature Can’t Run Without Parasites. What Happens When They Start to Disappear?

When Chelsea Wood was a child, she would often collect Periwinkle snails on the shores... (more)

Jesse Nichols, Grist
May 9, 2024
Agriculture Threatens Bats. These Farmers Want to be Part of a Solution.

Bats are a captivating bunch, flying hundreds of miles, pinpointing prey with sonar and leading... (more)

Ruscena Wiederholt
April 17, 2024
Opinion: It’s Time to Include Fungi in Conservation Goals

Without fungi, life on Earth would be unrecognizable. So why aren't they catalogued and understood... (more)

Matt Kasson, Brian Lovett and Patricia Kaishian
June 5, 2022