Virginian brings his ‘land-healing’ gospel to Australia, preaching the need to eat real food and get governments out of agriculture If ever there was a rockstar farmer, it has to be American Joel Salatin.
Environment Feb. 9, 2015, 9:04 PM GMT / Updated Feb. 9, 2015, 8:46 PM GMT The stresses that lead to bee colony collapse disorder are a matter of hot debate — whether it is caused by pesticides such as
By Brooke Barton Senior Program Director, Water Program, Ceres It’s no secret that our agricultural industry is very thirsty, gobbling up 80 percent of the freshwater that America consumes each year. takes
Science paper recommended ways of identifying hormone-mimicking chemicals in pesticides linked to foetal abnormalities, genital mutations, infertility and other diseases including cancer As many as 31
Battered by climate change and bullied by supermarkets, dairy farms are struggling and farmers believe much more could be done to help them A modest spread beside the velvety banks of the Severn estuary
Three weeks ago, Sara Carlson was driving to her job in Ames, Iowa, when she turned on the radio and heard me talking about nitrates in Iowa's water. "And I was like, 'I really hope he nails this,' " says.
For more than a year, a once-popular drug that makes cattle put on weight faster has been stuck in a kind of veterinary purgatory. As far as the Food and Drug Administration is concerned, the drug, Zilmax,
A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology. "Today is Thursday, the day of Meaning." That's the message at the very top of the page. And from there down, almost everything
The United States Geological Survey has released another fascinating batch of macro photos offering intimate portraits of bees. The often-feared insects are photographed against black backgrounds in great
The rate of recent discoveries about the human microbiome has been dizzying. And Rob Knight wants to crank up the pace. One of the top scientists in a field that's discovering possible bacterial influences
With Stage 4 melanoma, Air Force Captain Trent Krajaefski agreed to the experimental treatment that had him come to Toronto from Ottawa for an intravenous infusion every three weeks or so. ‘I was at the
Des Moines, Iowa, is confronting the farms that surround it over pollution in two rivers that supply the city with drinking water. Des Moines Water Works says it will sue three neighboring counties for
In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided