Within a few more decades, dire food shortages may lead to global-scale conflict, warns a top plant scientist.
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the hot pepper, identifying regions responsible for increased resistance of pests, longer shelf life and spiciness.
Biologists have concluded that climate change may be shrinking economically important fish species in the North Atlantic. Continue reading →
Climate change is expanding the ranges of all kinds of crop pests, which is seriously bad news for our food security.
The recession combined with the poor harvest has caused some grocers to relax their standards on how good fruits and vegetables have to look to be sold.
This year the Arctic has undergone some of its most astounding changes.
Yet another guest post from our friend Debbie Salamone of the Pew Environment Group's Campaign to End Overfishing in the Southeast: President Barack Obama will meet the new Japanese prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, on November 12-13 -- about the same time the Japanese whaling fleet is due to de...
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