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May 11, 2015 08:40 AM ET
If fruit trees grow from seeds, how do seedless fruit reproduce?
May 4, 2015 02:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Dead zones in the Atlantic are witnessed for the first time in the open Atlantic. And the oxygen-depleted waters could lead to massive fish kills.
Jan 14, 2015 12:51 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Destroying forests and intensively farming the land erodes as much soil in a few decades as would naturally erode over thousands of years. Continue reading →
Jan 1, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Celebrate the Year of the Sunflower with beautiful images and fun facts about the yellow beauties.
Apr 18, 2014 02:13 PM ET // Tim Wall
Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warns a top plant scientist.
Feb 21, 2014 12:27 PM ET // Tim Wall
Scientists found higher levels of nitrogen pollution beneath organic farms than farms using synthetic fertilizers. Continue reading →
Aug 27, 2013 10:15 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
Nearly 70 percent of the groundwater stored in parts of the United States' High Plains Aquifer, could be used up within 50 years.
Feb 26, 2013 09:55 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A comprehensive study of China's soil pollution is held back by the government amid rising awareness of the country's pollution problems. ->
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