Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again

Ethiopian farmers innovate to fight drought -- and win big.


The feds are trying to figure out what “natural” food is. Don’t get your hopes up.

There's still time to tell the FDA what you think the "natural" label should mean.


John Oliver does the lord’s work on dumb science articles

Your Facebook feed is full of bad science writing. The "Last Week Tonight" host explains why that's dangerous.


This huge, ugly fruit is a surprisingly good meat substitute

Don't know jack about replacing meat with fruit? Here's a helpful guide.

Business & Technology

No fish left? Let’s build an app for that.

Can "fish hackathons" really save the oceans?

There's gold in them goldfish

Are you ready for goldfish sushi?

Escaped pets make up one of the most profitable fisheries in Lake Erie.


Your dishwasher is there for a reason

And it’s not just because you’re lazy. It’s actually green!

Climate & Energy

Even the world’s largest food company knows the American diet is an environmental catastrophe

A leaked report from Nestle warns that if everyone ate like us, we'd already be out of freshwater.


Watch Emma Thompson take on fracking … with cake

The first and only episode of "The Frack-free Bake Off" was filmed on land leased for fracking.