East metro residents and observers from across the country will be watching closely as Minnesota's $5 billion lawsuit against 3M for polluting natural resources finally goes to trial after years of delays.
Large-scale land acquisition has become common in places like Africa, often to the detriment of local communities. What can be done to better track LSLAs, and can local communities benefit from associated food production?
In the Trump era, the Oglalla of South Dakota are setting up solar companies and alternative energy schools to train their people for a New Economy, leaping past enslavement to fossil fuels.
The chemical BPA is widely added to food and drink packaging, and more than 80 percent of teenagers have it in their bodies. But how dangerous is it?
Around the country, resistance to the Trump administration’s policies have spurred a political awakening. These first-time candidates are running on food and farm policy platforms.
Using selective logging and controlled burns, Ashland has reduced fire risk on thousands of acres in the forested watershed that provides the city’s drinking water. The partnership that made it happen could be a model for other fire-prone communities.
Rising tides, icy air, melting permafrost and air that is too hot for take-off are challenging aviation as the world warms.
The Forest Stewardship Council was established to create an international system for certifying sustainable wood. But critics say it has had minimal impact on tropical deforestation and at times has served only to provide a cover for trafficking in illegal timber.
Four years after the Dan River spill drew public attention to millions of tons of coal ash waste stored near North Carolina waterways, no one knows how much will get dug up.
In a country with a high unemployment rate, young people are rediscovering that farming can pay.
Avoiding non-biodegradable sunscreen may be the one solution to coral bleaching travelers have the most immediate and direct influence over.
As federal environmental action lags, states are "filling in the gaps," according to a new analysis. More than one hundred state policies tackling toxics will be considered in 2018.
Low levels of oil and gas production chemicals cause abnormal mammary glands and pre-cancerous lesions in female mice