Plant-based milks have a lighter impact than dairy milk in terms of carbon pollution, water and land use — but not all are created equal. Two sustainability researchers crunch the numbers to guide you towards more Earth-friendly options.
Bee populations worldwide are declining due to climate change. But it’s not too late to save these amazing insects — and you can help.
If you want to cut your carbon emissions, you don’t necessarily need to cut out meat altogether. Making a few changes to your diet can have significant benefits for the environment and for your health.
Many farmworkers in the US receive inadequate wages and experience harassment, violence and even sexual assault. But thanks to the innovative Fair Food Program, which signs up big companies like McDonald’s and Taco Bell, conditions in the tomato fields in several states have been reformed. Here’s how it works — and how you can do your part.
Genetic engineering and organic farming are often set up in opposition to one another. After all, how could one agricultural practice that eschews any influence other than Nature coexist with another that is entirely cultivated in a lab? Well, in the household of Pamela Ronald and Raoul Adamchak, they live together up close and personally, as the genetic scientist and organic farmer are married. Here, the pair discuss the complexity of modern agriculture.