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June 11, 2019

 

Kelp Has Been Touted As The New Kale, But It Has Been Slow To Catch On

While the seaweed has a lot of things going for it in terms of nutrition and climate friendliness, the lack of infrastructure to process it and people's tastes have not been quick to adopt it.

June 6, 2019

 

Researchers Hope Seaweed Will Quiet Gassy Cows

Researchers are closing in on ways to grow a particular kind of seaweed can curb the amount of greenhouse gas that cows and other animals emit during digestion.

May 24, 2019

 

Meating In The Middle: The Challenge of Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Farms

Agriculture is the leading producer of methane emissions in the U.S. Is there a way to raise beef sustainably?

February 14, 2019

 

Study Warns Of Global Insect Collapse

A new study warns that more than 40 percent of the world’s insect species are at risk of extinction, and a third are endangered.

February 4, 2019

 

Nepalese Rice Farmers Boost Yields By Sowing Fewer Plants

As the climate gets drier, researchers are looking again at an alternative method to grow rice — a crop that feeds millions of people — that uses less water. But support for the technique is mixed.

October 30, 2018

 

5 Major Crops In The Crosshairs Of Climate Change

The plants that nourish us won't disappear entirely. But they may have to move to higher, cooler latitudes. Some places may find it harder to grow anything at all, because there's not enough water.

October 12, 2018

 

From Garden To Classroom, And From Bourbon To Craft Brew

This week we learn about making shakes from the fruit of a school garden, and making beer in the barrels of Kentucky bourbon

October 12, 2018

 

Study: For A Cooler Planet, Eat Less Meat

A study published this week puts decreased meat consumption at the forefront of climate change solutions.

September 18, 2018

 

Champagne Makers Bubble Over A Bumper Crop Caused By Drought

A record heat wave ruined crops across Europe this summer, but not all crops. Champagne growers are ecstatic over a bumper crop of grapes this year. Vintage 2018 is expected to be one of the best.

August 7, 2018

 

Climate Change Threatens Midwest’s Wild Rice, A Staple For Native Americans

When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.

August 7, 2018

 

Gulf Of Alaska Cod Are Disappearing. Blame ‘The Blob’

The cod population in the Gulf of Alaska is at its lowest level on record. Scientists say the culprit is a warm-water mass known as "the blob."

August 6, 2018

 

More Bad Apples: As The Climate Changes, Fruit Growing Does, Too

Apple growing is a ruthless business obsessed with good looks. Higher temperatures affect every part of of the fruit's life cycle, from more pests to changing color — and can even give them sunburn.

May 29, 2018

 

Warming Planet Could Zap Nutrition From Rice That Feeds The World

Scientists found that exposing rice to high levels of carbon dioxide causes it to lose valuable nutrients like iron, zinc, and B vitamins. But some varieties are better at resisting than others.

March 9, 2018

 

Salt Water Destroying Historic Farmland In Chesapeake Bay

Rising sea levels in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay have poisoned some of the oldest farmland in the nation’s colonial history.

December 8, 2017

 

Soil Carbon Sequestration–A Partial Climate Change Solution

Capturing and storing carbon in soil is an easy solution to global climate change - but is it enough?

November 10, 2017

 

On Food and Connection, Earth Eats Talks With Alton Brown

"It keeps you from dying and it connects you." Alton Brown talks about food's power to connect, and how media and technology impact that relationship.

November 10, 2017

 

Government Report Contradicts White House On Climate Change

A U.S. government report says human industry is “very likely” the primary cause of climate change.

September 22, 2017

 

As Climate Changes, So Does Quality Of Food 

Plants are absorbing more carbon dioxide from the air, increasing both the process of photosynthesis and levels of glucose found in their products.

August 30, 2017

 

Climate Change Could Cut Output Of Staple Crops

A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.

August 30, 2017

 

Alarm Raised Over President’s Choice For USDA Top Science Job

Political observers see Sam Clovis' nomination to undersecretary as payback for his loyalty to Trump, but here’s the rub: he’s not a scientist.

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