Demand For Palm Oil Is Burning...

Mar 12, 2020 by

Demand For Palm Oil Is Burning Indonesia

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Warming oceans could lure the ...

Mar 11, 2020 by

Warming oceans could lure the world’s fisheries into uncharted waters

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In Food Safety Regulations, a ...

Feb 5, 2020 by

While health and safety regulations in the United States are well-funded, studies that assess their efficacy aren’t.

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America is facing a sugar shor...

Dec 19, 2019 by

But is that a bad thing?

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Move Over, Peak Oil. Scientist...

Dec 12, 2019 by

“If the livestock sector were to continue with business as usual,” experts warn, “this sector alone would account for 49% of the emissions budget for 1.5°C by 2030.”

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Pesticides, Heat, and the Peop...

Dec 9, 2019 by

In a new report released this week, we show that climate change poses dire threats to farmworkers.

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If Factory Farm Conditions Are...

Dec 3, 2019 by

n 2014, the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, commissioned by the UK government and Wellcome Trust, estimated that 700,000 people around the world die each year due to drug-resistant infections.

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Garbage In. Bacon Out.

Nov 29, 2019 by

Two brothers in New Mexico think that sounds like a pretty good business plan.

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A Wet Year Causes Farm Woes Fa...

Nov 21, 2019 by

The damage from the destructive spring flooding in the Midwest has been followed in parts of the country by a miserable autumn that is making a bad farming year worse, with effects that could be felt into next spring.

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Japanese Fisheries Collapsed D...

Nov 1, 2019 by

Scientists announced today that pesticide use on rice fields led to the collapse of a nearby fishery in Lake Shinji, Japan, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

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To Treat Chronic Ailments, Fix...

Oct 23, 2019 by

For many patients, the right food may be the best medicine.

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Climate Change Is Coming for A...

Oct 18, 2019 by

Napa’s producers are struggling to ripen their fruit as they lose the conditions that give their wines a flavorful edge.

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Iowa’s farmers – and American ...

Oct 16, 2019 by

Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses bring the state a lot of political attention during presidential election cycles. But in my view, even though some candidates have outlined positions on food and farming, agriculture rarely gets the attention it deserves.

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New Study Warns 5 Billion Peop...

Oct 10, 2019 by

“If we continue on this trajectory, ecosystems will be unable to provide natural insurance in the face of climate change-induced impacts on food, water, and infrastructure.”

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Ask a Scientist: How Can Cerea...

Oct 10, 2019 by

I’ve been a cereal killer all my life. I eat it nearly every day for breakfast, and I often eat it at night, too, for a snack.

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Trump’s USDA Is Letting Factor...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Workers are getting injured, but the Department of Agriculture says their safety is not its responsibility.

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Today’s Special: Grilled Salmo...

Sep 12, 2019 by

We used to think microplastics stayed in a fish’s guts. Chilling new research suggests the tiny particles migrate into its flesh.

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The World Wastes Tons of Food....

Sep 9, 2019 by

“Happy hour” at the S-market store in the working-class neighborhood of Vallila happens far from the liquor aisles and isn’t exactly convivial.

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The Best Place for Harvesting ...

Sep 5, 2019 by

And the same land can produce loads of food and electricity simultaneously.

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EPA publishes draft permit for...

Sep 3, 2019 by

Agency proposes to allow industrial ocean fish farm discharge of untreated fish waste and other toxins directly into Gulf of Mexico

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Almost All American Strawberri...

Sep 3, 2019 by

For a century, the industry has used fumigants to farm berries year-round.

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Kelp is a win for you, the oce...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Americans tend to think of seaweed as the stuff that gets stuck to your legs when you go swimming at the beach—not a food that’s highly nutritious, easy to grow, and beneficial to ocean ecosystems.

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Here’s how we solve the planet...

Aug 21, 2019 by

Earlier this month, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report highlighting the enormous environmental impact of agriculture. But the report also pointed to a clear way for us to feed more mouths without causing more planetary destruction: We can stop wasting food.

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Could Restoring Soil Help Halt...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Land degradation represents “one of the biggest and most urgent challenges” that humanity faces.

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Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers an...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem.

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Stealing Lauri

Aug 8, 2019 by

A pig kidnapping highlights the concerns over antibiotics in livestock.

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A New Study Reveals Just How T...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Here’s what happened when farmers started using a new class of insecticides.

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The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran...

Jul 8, 2019 by

People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come. Climate change is a driving force of food insecurity.

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Sugar substitutes: Is one bett...

Jul 8, 2019 by

Wandering through the grocery store, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the numerous brands and health claims on the dozens of sugar substitutes.

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