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Spraying coca crops with glyphosate doesn’t make sense when we have already verified its failure as a long-term policy.

A new Wyoming hunting group wants to prove the value of switching ammo and tackle to local sportsmen and women.

While endangered Southern Resident orca whales found in the Salish Sea are rarely seen by the average person, the species continues to be in the spotlight.

Even though Indigenous Rights are recognized under Indigenous law, the Canadian constitution, treaties and precedent-setting court cases, negotiations between the Crown and Indigenous Peoples often fail First Nations, forcing communities to spend millions just to get their day in court.

On Thursday, Judge William Griesbach of Wisconsin’s Eastern District issued a temporary restraining order suspending the debt relief program for producers of color.
With the pandemic easing, the federal agency’s long-term agenda for drug approvals or new issues is languishing without a permanent commissioner.
The referendum would have barred the use of the synthetic pesticides in farms and gardens.
From Ireland to Israel, companies are coming to the aid of the environmentally critical insect.

The world is on alert for microscopic sea-dwelling algae that can multiply and smother the seas, causing swathes of the ocean to change colour and thousands of dead fish to bob on the surface.

They're everywhere, are harmful to our health and do not biodegrade. Has DW reporter Tim Schauenberg also unknowingly ingested 'forever chemicals'?

China's Pacific fishing fleet has grown by 500% since 2012 and is taking huge quantities of tuna.

A popular species of kingfish that is dried and then eaten as a snack in Oman should be avoided, because it contains a high amount of bacteria and fungi, that could prove very harmful to people.

Testing of illegal cannabis in BC has revealed some contaminants that would not meet legal cannabis market standards.

Recent reports detailing the extent of Gates's land ownership have prompted criticism from some environmental advocates and farmers, who say there seems to be a contradiction between his public environmental advocacy and his personal investment strategy.

A patchy bloom suspected to be the reason for fish kills on the Pinellas coast and around Port Manatee showed up two months after 215 million gallons of wastewater were pumped into the estuary from the site of an old fertilizer plant.

President Biden today unveiled his first sweeping regulatory plan, revealing plans to continue unraveling the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks on climate, air pollution, toxics and workplace safety.
Master gardeners are helping fight food insecurity by supporting home gardening to build healthier communities.

Since 2007, the number of acres the government has paid farmers and ranchers to conserve has declined. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Conservation Reserve Program subsidizes the removal of environmentally sensitive land from agricultural production.

As climate change alters our world, Michigan's bounty of fresh water — if managed smartly — could be the foundation of a thriving state economy and superior quality of life.

Maps show that drought conditions are the most widespread and severe in at least 20 years, with reservoirs running dry.

Xingu Indigenous Park shields a large tract of old growth rainforest in Brazil's "arc of deforestation," and is inhabited by dozens of Indigenous communities.

Opponents said the new law will make it more difficult to police bad actors.
Differences in food and agriculture standards between the United Kingdom and Australia have emerged as issues for British farmers, as the two nations get closer to a trade deal.
Glass bottles are the largest source of the wine industry’s carbon footprint. Several companies are experimenting with new shipping methods.
Providing free meals to all students is important, but kids also need a school food program that addresses historical discrimination, celebrates diverse foodways, and creates a more just future for our children.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would repeal a Trump-era rule that weakened pollution controls for wetlands and streams.
Indigenous-managed landscapes retain higher biodiversity than surrounding areas a century after the people who kept them were displaced.

Chinese banks and investors funneled billions of dollars into global agribusinesses driving deforestation in the past seven years, according to new analysis published by eco-watchdog Global Witness.

Regenerative farming has become a more common practice as a way of enriching crop vitality while simultaneously lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Thousands of live oysters were dropped into New York Harbor last month to recreate reefs killed over the last century by pollution. The shellfish were saved from restaurant platters by the pandemic.

Scientists and industry insiders have hailed hemp's potential as an unlikely tool in the fight against climate change.

The Arctic as a whole has been warming two to three times faster than the rest of the world.
A record dry year is creating extreme drought in the West. But even if it rains, climate change will continue to shrink the water supply for millions of people.

Wisconsin health and environmental regulators are expanding the list of waters where people should limit fish they eat within the Yahara Chain of Lakes in Dane and Rock counties due to elevated levels of so-called forever chemicals known as PFAS.