Unless one has family money, starting a farm can be a huge financial risk. Now, some micro-lending programs are giving a wider range of people a chance to farm on their own.
Authors of pro-fracking studies are coming under fire for their cozy relationships with the fossil fuel industry.
A reader asks if she can drink the water from her dehumidifier. Umbra helps clear the air.
Meet a scientist who studies the burn history of some of the largest forests on Earth.
The Slow Ride Story guys get a glass, er, earful of tales about how the weather has been throwing local farmers for a loop.
Big retail companies -- from Adidas to Walmart -- are taking a deep look at the environmental impacts of their products.
As students rally for farmworkers and unions reach out to foodies, a new report asks: What would it take for the food and labor movements to truly combine forces?
Perhaps the biggest barrier to action on climate change is the fact that it doesn't hit us in the gut. But new research suggests ways to make it a more potent moral issue.
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