by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on April 21, 2014 Updated: April 21, 2014
We've got to feed our growing population. Is the sea the next agricultural frontier to do that?
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on April 17, 2014 Updated: April 18, 2014
In the West, we’ve seen this Cliven Bundy movie before. And with every re-run, the worn out story line of the heroic independent rancher standing up to the dictatorial federal government gets more tiresome.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 16, 2014 Updated: April 16, 2014
Once evocative of blue crabs and boating, in recent years the Chesapeake Bay has become known for its pollution. So why are a group of outside states trying to block the long-awaited cleanup plan?
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by Joe Romm Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 12, 2014
Two new studies confirm climate change is drying the U.S. Southwest -- and nearly a third of the world's land faces drying from rising greenhouse gases.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 7, 2014
A new field test by researchers in California appears to confirm that humanity's carbon dioxide emissions could decrease the nutritional value of crops, further threatening future food security.
by Joe Romm Posted on March 30, 2014
As with every recent IPCC report, it is super-cautious to a fault and yet still incredibly alarming.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on March 26, 2014
With rising levels of atmospheric carbon, the invasive weeds may inherit the earth.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 19, 2014
The law allows Idaho to punish those who document cases of animal cruelty more severely than those who commit it.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 17, 2014
Within 20 years crop harvests in temperate and tropical regions will likely start to see significant losses due to climate change.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 26, 2014
The program aims to help honey bees regain their numbers, which have plummeted over the past decade.