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Bees face many challenges – and climate change is ratcheting up...

Jennie L. Durant, University of California, Davis The extreme weather that has battered much of the U.S. in 2022...

‘Silent Spring’ 60 years on: 4 essential reads on pesticides and...

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation In 1962 environmental scientist Rachel Carson published “Silent Spring,” a bestselling book that asserted that...

1,000-year-old stalagmites from a cave in India show the monsoon isn’t...

Gayatri Kathayat, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Ashish Sinha, California State University, Dominguez Hills In a remote cave in northeast...

Cotton breeders are using genetic insights to make this global crop...

Serina Taluja, Texas A&M University Products derived from the cotton plant show up in many items that people use...

A water strategy for the parched West: Have cities pay farmers...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona “Are you going to run out of water?” is the first question people ask...

Fertilizer prices are soaring – and that’s an opportunity to promote...

Kathleen Merrigan, Arizona State University Farmers are coping with a fertilizer crisis brought on by soaring fossil fuel prices...

Over 100 years of Antarctic agriculture is helping scientists grow food...

Daniella McCahey, Texas Tech University Figuring out how to feed people in space is a major part of a...

Grim 2022 drought outlook for Western US offers warnings for the...

Imtiaz Rangwala, University of Colorado Boulder Much of the western U.S. has been in the grip of an unrelenting...

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