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.
President Barack Obama has named Allison Macfarlane, a geologist at George Mason University, to lead the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after Chairman Gregory Jaczko’s resignation announcement last month.
Tomorrow is a big day for public confabulation about feeding a world with 9 billion people in it, with high-profile events in Aspen, Colo., and New York.
With wealthy countries distracted by other crises, hopes dim that haves and have-nots will find common ground on sustainable development.
With its farmers retiring, Japan grapples with a question that many industrialized nations now face: Who will grow our food in the future?
As farmers age and family farms struggle to stay afloat, societies everywhere seek ways to get young people excited about agriculture.
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