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February 26, 2014

Losing Ground 

Water washing soil from a farmer's field

USDA Highly Underestimating Farmland Erosion

New research indicates that soil is eroding from farms much faster than previously thought.

March 22, 2012

Guilt-Free Revenge? 

spider web, water droplets, close-up, macro

A New (All-Natural) Weapon In The War On Bugs

Researchers in Australia may have come up with a potent but environmentally-friendly pest control strategy. They have spider evolution to thank for it.

April 24, 2011

Green Thumb 

Organic Apples

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Organic All The Way

Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.

December 9, 2010

Polluted Fish 

Canned Tuna

Mercury In Canned Tuna Still A Concern

For children and pregnant women, canned tuna still presents a risk, as Consumer Reports found measurable levels of mercury in 42 samples.

December 2, 2010

Farm Pollution 

pigs in a pen

Indiana Farmer Cited For Spraying Hog Manure Near Waterways

A Randolph County, Indiana farmer has been cited for spraying 200,000 gallons of hog manure onto a field resulting in major fish kills in local waterways.

August 2, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Pigs Living Naturally, Meat In The City

The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.

February 22, 2010

Bottled Water 

bottles of water

The Bottled Water Industry: Buy The Bottle Or Trifle With Tap?

The decision to buy bottled water or take your chances with tap water may be more loaded with consequences than you previously thought.

December 2, 2009

Environmental Conservation 

the appalachian mountains with fall tree colors

Elderly Man On Hunger Strike Arrested At WV State Capitol

81-year-old Roland Micklem was arrested yesterday outside of West Virginia's State Capitol building for protesting the mining of mountaintops.

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