Pollinating California’s vast almond crop has been devastating for bee populations. Kind wants to use its buying power to implement new farming practices to change that.
Scientists are championing biopesticides and better monitoring — but heavy rains, war and a lack of funding have been hampering efforts.
The main manufacturer of a pesticide used for decades on a wide array of crops, including strawberries, corn and citrus, said it will stop making the product, which is linked to neurological damage in children.
Maryland and Virginia lawmakers are gearing up for renewed debate over renewable energy and how their states should deal with the looming threats of climate change.
Southeast Asia's second-largest economy suspended an imminent move to ban three agrochemicals over safety fears. The Donald Trump administration, however, knew how to hit Thailand where it hurts.
Regulations should approach herbicides, insecticides and related substances comprehensively instead of going after individual chemicals like glyphosate.
The National Hazardous Substances Committee did a U-turn and decided to halt the ban on the herbicide glyphosate and delay the one on the herbicide paraquat and pesticide chlorpyrifos.
COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.
Employees and the union allege minimal enforcement by Ontario's Ministry of Labour is to blame for lax oversight at a plant already linked to cross-border air pollution in the region.
If the public health community is going to address injustice it must first fully acknowledge racism. As a proud Xicana entering the field, I invite my peers to be a part of the change.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.