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African swine fever has killed a million pigs—and isn’t slowing down
The science behind the world’s deadliest swine disease.
Young farmers are challenging convention to improve sustainability
“When the paradigm shifts past a certain point, they will all follow.”
Why California’s droughts and floods will only get worse
This is bad news for water storage and flood risk.
Why our blue planet is getting greener
You can thank India and China for the abundant leafiness.
The Green New Deal could help farmers help the planet
The new potential plan could incentivize farming practices that help remove carbon pollution from the atmosphere.
Sex, starvation, and saltwater moats: snail farms are wilder than you could ever imagine
This is what it takes to put escargot on your plate.
Eight science policies at stake this Election Day
With flipping districts come flipping issues.
During a hurricane, where does all the pig poop go? Into your water.
The horrifying pig poop floods in North Carolina are not a one-time thing.
Humans have been messing with the climate for thousands of years
By clearing forests and raising animals, early farmers cranked up the global thermostat, possibly preventing another ice age.
NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space
Can gardens help astronauts go farther?