Environment

Supermarket Food Waste: What’s Most Likely to Get Tossed?

A banana doesn't have to be perfectly yellow to be perfectly good!

Dan Nosowitz
February 12, 2018
New Paper Suggests Replacing Tobacco Farms With Solar Panels

This approach to solar farms seems to have positive environmental, financial, and public health benefits.

Dan Nosowitz
February 6, 2018
Wildflowers Are Definitely the Prettiest Way to Reduce Pesticide Use

And this new method might be more effective, too.

Dan Nosowitz
February 1, 2018
The Story Behind the Beauty Industry’s Most Eco-Friendly Packaging

A recyclable, compostable shampoo bottle is a tall order, but teamwork made it happen.

Annie Tomlin
January 15, 2018
Fish Are Fed With Booze Waste at this Distillery/Winery/Brewery/Fishery On the Shores...

A first-of-its-kind experiment meshes aquaculture with alco-culture. (That last one isn't a real word, but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 4, 2017
America’s New Favorite Apple, the Honeycrisp, Has a Problem

Bitter pit attacks Honeycrisps. But there might be a solution.

Dan Nosowitz
November 3, 2017
National Organic Standards Board Decrees That Hydroponic Can Be Organic

A battle for the soul of the organic movement has been settled. The winners are... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 2, 2017
These Maps Show How Much Farmland Has Been Damaged by Dicamba Drift

A whopping 3.6 million acres of soybeans have been damaged by dicamba.

Dan Nosowitz
November 1, 2017