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These Tiny Crustaceans Are the Bees of the Sea

Researchers make a first-of-its-kind discovery about how underwater plants get pollinated.

Shea Swenson
Why Has Agriculture Been So Slow to Embrace the Use of Grey...

The lightly used water is perfectly safe to reuse on gardens and crops—a ready tool... (more)

Shea Swenson
July 25, 2022
The Oyster Farmers Working to Address Aquaculture’s Big Plastics Problem

Innovative producers and researchers are turning to wood, cork, mushrooms and other materials in an... (more)

Bridget Shirvell
June 25, 2022
Rainwater Harvesting Tips for Beginners

How to collect and store rain for reuse.

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 23, 2022
Women Are Charting New Paths on Changing Waters

These kelp and shellfish farmers are breaking down barriers in aquaculture and helping to pave... (more)

Carrie Honaker
June 20, 2022
The Oyster Shuckers Turned Oyster Farmers

After years of dreaming, the owners of a Georgia restaurant known for its raw bar... (more)

Jennifer Kornegay
June 19, 2022
Meet the Modern Farmer Turning Manure Into Water

Why one Texas dairy farmer is going all in on cow waste.

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 18, 2022
Majority of US Voters Support Offshore Aquaculture Expansion

A recent survey, conducted by Stronger America Through Seafood, found that 84 percent of respondents... (more)

Shea Swenson
June 15, 2022
Why Scientists Want to Bring Farming to Swampy Peatlands

Wet agriculture, called paludiculture, turns peatlands into productive growing areas.

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 14, 2022
Can Dryland Farming Help Growers Endure Increasing Heatwaves and Drought?

Indigenous practitioners around the world have farmed with only rainwater for millennia. But it’s unclear... (more)

Lela Nargi
June 13, 2022
How One Oregon Farmer Implemented Permaculture Techniques to Conserve Water

At Tabula Rasa Farms, Brenda Smola-Foti has purposefully designed rainfall-catching ponds, terraces and water gardens... (more)

Kelsey Ogletree
June 12, 2022