Environment

Heatwave Cooks Crustaceans in Their Shells in Canada

The heatwave that devastated farmers and farmworkers in the Pacific Northwest last week also wreaked... (more)

Alex Robinson
While Debate Rages Over Glyphosate-Based Herbicides, Farmers Are Spraying Them All Over...

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. As North... (more)

Marion Werner, Annie Shattuck and Ryan Galt
July 7, 2021
How the Pacific Northwest Heat Wave Is Affecting Farmworkers

One man is dead, and there are concerns that others could become seriously injured if... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 1, 2021
Can Oyster Farming Save the North Carolina Coast?

Niels Lindquist grows seed oysters on 16 acres of shellfish leases, scattered along the North... (more)

Jodi Helmer
June 27, 2021
EPA to Reverse Trump-Era Clean Water Deregulation

On Wednesday, the EPA chief, Michael Regan, announced that the Biden administration will formally repeal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 10, 2021
Can We Fix the Global Food System by 2045?

Many experts agree that our food system is broken, leaving billions of people either under... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 8, 2021
Study: Livestock Methane Emissions Are Much Higher Than Thought

Methane is not quite as abundant, as far as greenhouse gases go, as carbon dioxide—but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 7, 2021
Western Drought Forces Farmers to Make Tough Decisions

Due to the worsening drought sweeping across the West, Sonoma County farmers David and Kayta... (more)

Shelby Vittek
June 7, 2021
Brazilian Government May Start Paying Farmers to Conserve Land

Under President Jair Bolsonaro, deforestation rates have increased by most measures in Brazil. But recent... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 4, 2021
New Report: EPA Violated Usual Procedures in 2018 Dicamba Registration

A new report from a federal watchdog calls the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) into question... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
May 26, 2021
Court Rejects Bayer’s Glyphosate Appeal

The number of cases alleging that Roundup, Monsanto’s former flagship product, causes cancer exceeded 10,000.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 18, 2021