India is the world's biggest consumer of palm oil, a crop which threatens the country's water supply and is linked to deforestation. But the government faces little opposition to expand plantations.
Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.
Scientists weigh in on whether Americans really need to pay for alkalinized, mineralized, or purified water from filters or bottles.
Dehydration has long been known to slow physical performance. Now there's evidence that too little water can hurt cognitive performance, too, making complex thinking tasks harder.
This project's end goal is to improve the likelihood that Chinook survive the trek to the ocean and back.
Five garden fresh watermelons divided by 71 schoolchildren equals watermelon smoothie samples for the whole class.
Colorado Farmers Tax Themselves In An Effort To Save Their Water Supply.
This week, we re-air an interview with former Bloomington Community Farmers' Market Mushroom Inspector Marti Crouch. Then mushroom recipes with Chef Jeff Finch.
New research identifies the Corn Belt as the region where climate change could have the biggest impact on overall farm productivity.
Every winter people flock to lakes of Canada and northern U.S. to ice fish. According to a new study, the seemingly harmless sport has some risks of injuries.
Harvest Public Media was unable to find cases where the candidates specifically address the Ogallala Aquifer, but each has each spoken to sustainable water use.
On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.
When a big food company builds a factory, it doesn’t just bring in new industry. Farmers change what they grow, expand their herds and buy new land.
Rivers are unpredictable and they can’t always be contained. That can leave farmers and residents of the floodplain in the midst of a confusing situation.
For the first time in state history, California has instated mandatory water regulations.
Colorado farmers that depend on water are scrambling to repair flood-damaged irrigation networks in time for the crucial spring planting season.
Some parts of California haven't seen rain since July 1. This week, farmers were told they will not receive water from government reservoirs.
First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a new campaign encouraging water consumption -- but why?
The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.
You think it's hot out? Just imagine if you were covered with feathers! Here are a few tips to help your birds beat the heat.