Environment

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
Vegetables Aren’t Always Vegan

What goes into growing a plant? From a giant squash to peas on a vine,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
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
Opinion: To Make Agriculture More Climate-Friendly, Carbon Farming Needs Clear Rules

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As the... (more)

Laura van der Pol, Dale Manning, Francesca Cotrufo and Megan Machmuller
July 15, 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
While Debate Rages Over Glyphosate-Based Herbicides, Farmers Are Spraying Them All Over...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As North... (more)

Marion Werner, Annie Shattuck and Ryan Galt
July 7, 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
Can Oyster Farming Save the North Carolina Coast?

Niels Lindquist grows seed oysters on 16 acres of shellfish leases, scattered along the North... (more)

Jodi Helmer
June 27, 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