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A shrinking fraction of the world’s major crops goes to feed...

Deepak Ray, University of Minnesota CC BY-ND Rising competition for many of the world’s important...

Raising cattle on native grasses in the eastern U.S. benefits farmers,...

Patrick Keyser, University of Tennessee Early on a cool June morning, heavy dew lies on the grass of rolling...

Planting mixes of flowers around farm fields helps keep bees healthy

Hamutahl Cohen, University of Florida It’s springtime in California, and bees are emerging to feast on flowering fields –...

US Climate risks are rising – a scientist looks at the...

Erica A.H. Smithwick, Penn State When I was a young researcher studying how forested ecosystems recover from wildfire, I...

Climate change could enable Alaska to grow more of its own...

Nancy Fresco, University of Alaska Fairbanks Gardeners in Alaska know that it’s hard to grow big, juicy tomatoes here....

The herbicide dicamba was supposed to solve farmers’ weed problems –...

Bart Elmore, The Ohio State University In October 2021 I was a guest on a popular podcast to discuss...

An environmental sociologist explains how permaculture offers a path to climate...

Christina Ergas, University of Tennessee Big farming is both a victim of climate change and a contributor. Droughts, floods...

Forests can’t handle all the net-zero emissions plans – companies and...

Doreen Stabinsky, College of the Atlantic and Kate Dooley, The University of Melbourne Net-zero emissions pledges to protect the...

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What can we learn from other countries’ health systems?

By Stephen Duckett, Grattan Institute Health systems in all wealthier countries face similar problems, but their solutions are widely different. That should mean we can...