All posts tagged with Environment
09/14/2017 / By Michelle Simmons

A new study affirmed that neonicotinoid pesticides — also known as “neonics” which are chemically related to nicotine — harm

09/13/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

There are few simple pleasures in life as juicy and fulfilling as taking a bite of a freshly-grown tomato. Tomatoes

09/05/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

In an attempt to tease out the nature vs. nurture conundrum in the development of plants, a team of researchers

09/02/2017 / By Tracey Watson

A Silicon Valley startup company called Pyka is developing an autonomous (self-driving) plane to meet the burgeoning demand for planes

08/24/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

University of Illinois researchers have announced that they have discovered a way to design a landscape that can provide people

07/31/2017 / By Ethan Huff

It’s one of the most controversial issues in modern agriculture: persistent crop chemicals of a highly toxic nature that spread

07/24/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Anyone who still tries to claim that pesticides do not harm honeybees after recent study results out of Germany and

07/20/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

A decades-long review of fishing practices concluded that 10 percent of all the fish that are caught worldwide are thrown

07/16/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

As people become increasingly attuned to the dangers posed by GMOs, Big Ag is trying to stem its losses through

07/16/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

You might think that there’s nothing in this world simpler than watering a garden plant. However, there actually are proper

06/21/2017 / By Ethan Huff

A new documentary film that claims to set the record straight on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) has been exposed as a

06/16/2017 / By Russel Davis

A team of researchers from the Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation at the University of Bonn in Germany are currently developing a

06/13/2017 / By Vicki Batts

We’ve all heard about how rising levels of carbon dioxide will bring about the end of the Earth as we

06/07/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Genetically modified crops were once hailed as the solution to all manner of problems facing our planet. Proponents insisted they