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The Philippines has rated ‘Golden Rice’ safe, but farmers might not...

Glenn Davis Stone, Washington University in St Louis and Dominic Glover, Institute of Development Studies “Golden Rice” is probably the world’s most hotly debated genetically...

Soil carbon is a valuable resource, but all soil carbon is...

Jocelyn Lavallee, Colorado State University and Francesca Cotrufo, Colorado State University Human society is literally built on soil. It feeds the world and produces vital...

Modern tomatoes are very different from their wild ancestors – and...

Hamid Razifard, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Ana Caicedo, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The Big...

Young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and...

Kate Munden-Dixon, Indiana University and Leslie Roche, University of California, Davis As California contends with drought, wildfires and other impacts of climate change, a small...

What role do assets play in understanding rural poverty?

Dan Brockington, University of Sheffield One of the clearest trends in wealth and poverty in Tanzania is shown by the slow decline in rural poverty...

Christmas tree shopping is harder than ever, thanks to climate change...

James Robert Farmer, Indiana University If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past....

Christmas tree shopping is harder than ever, thanks to climate change...

James Robert Farmer, Indiana University If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past....

Monsanto wins $7.7b lawsuit in Brazil – but farmers’ fight to...

Karine Eliane Peschard, Graduate Institute – Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (IHEID) A Brazilian appeals court has decided in favor of Monsanto,...

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Economic benefits of casinos likely to outweigh costs

By Doug Walker, College of Charleston During the past two decades, the US casino industry has expanded dramatically. According to the American Gaming Association, there...

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