by Beenish Ahmed Posted on April 17, 2015
About every 30 minutes, a farmer in India commits suicide.
by Natasha Geiling Posted on March 20, 2015
Cyclone Pam destroyed much of the country's agriculture, the sector most impacted by natural disasters according to a new U.N. report.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 19, 2015
Life for the Delta smelt has gone from bad to worse, and there are major ecological and legal ramifications.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 30, 2015
The lawsuits claim that emissions from large Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, are a threat to public health and the environment.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 27, 2014 Updated: December 27, 2014
As of Jan. 1, hens will have to able to stand up, fully extend their limbs, lie down and spread their wings without touching each other or the sides of their enclosure.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 17, 2014
Chevrolet, a unit of GM, will become the first company to purchase carbon credits in a new program administered by the U.S. Agriculture Department meant to preserve grasslands.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 22, 2014
According to research, if compost were applied to 5 percent of California’s land used for livestock grazing, it could result in a year’s worth of emissions from farm and forestry industries being captured.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 17, 2014
New research suggests altered weather conditions due to climate change, along with invasive mussel species, are killing off the algae blooms' natural competitors.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 25, 2014 Updated: October 15, 2014
Researchers are using bees as "flying doctors" to protect cherry trees from a debilitating fungus.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 18, 2014 Updated: September 22, 2014
How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.