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Entrepreneurs on Opposite Coasts Make Fish-Friendly Booze

Life without food is impossible, and life without beer and wine is pretty unappealing. But... (more)

Kathleen Willcox
Irrigation Is Draining Rivers, Lakes and Streams

There are certain parts of the world that would be perfect for agriculture except for... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 10, 2019
New Initiative Aims to Mobilize the Restaurant Industry To Fight Climate Change

Anthony Myint believes that you can use food to fight climate change. The San Francisco... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 9, 2019
Phoenix Looks to Snuff Out Food Deserts

It’s been three years since the City of Phoenix committed to eliminating food deserts by... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
October 8, 2019
Extreme ‘Flash Drought’ Hits Farmers in the Southeast

While the northern reaches of the continental United States are finally starting to feel a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 7, 2019
Climate Change Could Send Wheat-Growing Areas Into Drought

For years, scientists have known that wheat is especially vulnerable to damage lent by climate... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 1, 2019
Some of America’s Maple Syrup Production Could Dry Up by 2100

The effects of climate change are nothing new for maple syrup farmers like Larry Yoder.... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 26, 2019
Climate Change Is Threatening a Treasured Harvesting Tradition

For Dylan Jennings, the annual wild rice harvest is a cherished practice that connects him... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 23, 2019
Greenhouse Classes Vs Greenhouse Gases

It’s a blistering afternoon in central India, but Mallesha Singam is having an unusually fruitful... (more)

Aaron Dorman
September 21, 2019
Fires in the Amazon: What’s Agriculture Got to Do with It?

The latest climate crisis has turned the collective environmentalist gaze toward the Amazon, where thousands... (more)

Brian Barth
September 9, 2019
A Conversation with Rachael Garrett: Is the Solution to Deforestation in the...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has drawn the ire of environmentalists for relaxing environmental regulations that... (more)

Brian Barth
September 8, 2019