Americans love hamburgers. They're filling, tasty and cheap. But what we pay at the counter is only part of the story.
Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest. With drought baking U.S. crops, another round of price spikes may happen in coming months.
Where to get your daily helping of news from the feeding-the-world front.
As world demand for protein soars, producers and scientists look to lessen the impact of factory farming.
There's something about a searing hot summer day that leads a guy to kick off his shoes, turn on his fan and head to the Internet in search of cool graphics about the importance of water in the global food system.
Toxic chemicals to rid rodents from illicit marijuana gardens in the Sierra Nevada range and elsewhere in California may have inadvertently poisoned dozens of rare weasel-like mammals called fishers.
The first question a journalist asks when deciding whether to report a story is: What’s new? That can be a challenge when it comes to famine in Africa.
In Niger, farmers race to reclaim the desert and break the link between drought and famine.
Experts believe sea levels on the West Coast could rise as much as 30 centimeters over the next 20 years. Doesn’t sound like much, but what could it mean for you?
California’s last remaining oyster cannery has attracted powerful allies – and scrutiny from environmentalists over its impact.
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