Agriculture

We're sunk

California is getting soaked right now, but farmland is still sinking due to lack of water.

Land in one of California’s most productive agricultural areas is subsiding rapidly because of heavy groundwater pumping.

C'mon

Trump, Monsanto, and Bayer walk into a tower.

The promise of jobs and money, if a merger goes through, looks a lot like quid pro quo.

Route Finder

Mexico’s climate migrants are already coming to the United States

Worldwide, populations are being reshuffled on a massive scale.

THE POVERTY SOLUTION: PUT PEOPLE FIRST

Can capitalism, conservation, and cosmopolitanism coexist? Here’s what I learned.

Evidence suggests that there is not just a moral, but a practical imperative to fight poverty.

The Poverty Solution: Put People First

Could countries end poverty without wrecking the planet? We investigated.

Grist's Nathanael Johnson explores sustainable solutions to poverty.

The poverty solution: Put people first

Costa Rica modernized without wrecking the environment. Here’s how.

Not every route to prosperity involves trashing the planet.

toxic lake

How the sugar industry killed Florida’s beaches.

The Weather Channel shows just how bad Florida's green sludge problem could get -- and who is to blame.

Little(r) home on the prairie

We plowed up more wild habitat in the Great Plains than in the Brazilian Amazon in 2014.

We've been paying close attention to the rainforest, but we're losing a lot of habitat at home.

Seed you soon

Take a tour of the Arctic vault designed to keep our seeds safe.

Here's a peek inside the Global Seed Vault.