Slash-and-burn practices combine with El Niño to create an air-pollution crisis in one of the world's most populous countries. Continue reading →
If fruit trees grow from seeds, how do seedless fruit reproduce?
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.
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 →
Celebrate the Year of the Sunflower with beautiful images and fun facts about the yellow beauties.
Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warns a top plant scientist.
Scientists found higher levels of nitrogen pollution beneath organic farms than farms using synthetic fertilizers. Continue reading →
Nearly 70 percent of the groundwater stored in parts of the United States' High Plains Aquifer, could be used up within 50 years.
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