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Conservation organizations are working with industry to try to make beef production more sustainable.
Law firm takes action against company claiming greenwashing of banana-growing practices.
On issues ranging from genetically modified crops to nuclear power, environmentalists are increasingly refusing to listen to scientific arguments that challenge standard green positions. This approach risks weakening the environmental movement and empowering climate contrarians.
Can plastic propel our way through the skies? A growing international field of research seeks to develop a synthetic fuel.
American agriculture is steeped in a chemical-intensive system that wastes money and pollutes the environment. But by making use of new technology and innovative approaches, farmers can boost production and profits — while at the same time improving soil quality, enhancing biodiversity, and protecting habitat.
Could charging Starbucks customers for their paper cup prompt them to bring in a mug instead?
Done right, aquaculture is a sustainable way to produce healthy protein. But done wrong fish farming can create major environmental problems.
Large-scale industrial agriculture depends on engineering the land to ensure the absence of natural diversity. But as the recent emergence of herbicide-tolerant weeds on U.S. farms has shown, nature ultimately finds a way to subvert uniformity and assert itself.
Farmers seek to assert and protect their right to grow organic crops without the threat of contamination by Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds.