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5 Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree Alternatives

Some folks use artificial Christmas trees because they can’t be bothered to deal with a... (more)

Brian Barth
December 16, 2019
New England Fishermen are Losing Jobs Because of Climate Change

A new study has found that there is another significant threat to New England’s fishing... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 11, 2019
Freight Farms Takes Container Growing to the Next Level

From the outside, it resembles any one of the 17 million shipping containers that are... (more)

Andrew Amelinckx
December 9, 2019
Feed Supplement Could Help Cows Burp Up Less Methane

A new citrus and garlic feed supplement could help dairy farmers offset their cows’ methane... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 6, 2019
Spent Grain From Breweries Could be Repurposed as Fuel

Leftover grain from breweries, which might otherwise end up in landfills, could be used to... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 2, 2019
Monsanto Fined $10.2 Million For Spraying Illegal Pesticide in Hawaii

Monsanto seems to be in court an awful lot lately. The company is trying to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 27, 2019
Plant Biodiversity Is Struggling to Recover on Abandoned Farmland

A group of Minnesota researchers have determined that plant biodiversity hasn’t returned to fields abandoned... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 21, 2019
An Activist’s Farm-to-Closet Journey

Rebecca Burgess wants people to think as critically about their clothes as they do about... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 19, 2019
A Small Rwandan Farm Looks to Solve a Big Problem

The field of soaring cornstalks and abundant ears looks more like Iowa than the dry... (more)

Patricia Crisafulli and Patrick Commins
November 16, 2019