What is the best way to utilize sunlight—to grow food or to produce fuel?
In the paramos in Colombia, SABMiller is working with other private- and public-sector organizations to save the country’s threatened natural water reserves.
Can farmers feed an additional 4 billion people with current levels of crop production?
If we treat agricultural pollution with a scalpel instead of a hatchet, we might have a fighting chance of cutting the flow of fertilizers into rivers, lakes, and coastal waters.
Under pressure from corporate buyers, farmers have taken steps to keep wild animals away from crops—for example, by clearing nearby vegetation and by building fences.
When Fritz Haber first showed the world how to fix nitrogen from thin air, the results were earth-shattering. Synthetic fertilizer fueled the green revolution and set off a population bomb.
Helpful spiders thrive alongside GM cotton
Vineyard falcons protect grapes and take better care of chicks
John Edel, a Chicago entrepreneur, has transformed an abandoned meat-packing facility into the nation’s first vertical farm.
Carl Safina travels to the seed vault on top of the world.