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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
Researchers Say Overeating Contributes to Global Food Waste

Americans are eating way too much. And it’s hurting the environment. That was the conclusion... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
September 4, 2019
Tyson Sued For Pretending It’s a Responsible, Ethical Company

Labeling of food is a minefield; the FDA has many rules about what companies can... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 9, 2019
In Panic Mode, Bayer-Monsanto Announces $5.6 Billion for New Weed Control

The company also pledges to reduce its environmental impact.

Dan Nosowitz
July 12, 2019