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pesticides

The (Un)Scientific Method

Farm wars

The herbicide dicamba is causing a civil war in farm country, honeybees are rustling in California’s almond groves and more.

Aug 31, 2019
Impact

How investigative reporting can lead to positive change

This past year has been an important – and wild – one for us at Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting. Here’s a rundown of some of the dust we’ve kicked up, the changes we’ve spurred and the conversations we’ve started in 2015.

Dec 9, 2015
Environment

From the battlefields to the strawberry fields

Strawberries used to be a delicacy only available at certain times of the year, but now they can be bought almost anywhere at any time. We take a meandering trip through history to find out how this fruit become so ubiquitous and how it will affect farmworkers.

Dec 5, 2015
Sustainability

5 pesticides used in US are banned in other countries

As the European Union moves to phase out 22 toxic pesticides, a new study raises the question of what will happen to crops without them. In the United States, growers rely on many pesticides that other countries have banned. Many farm groups in the U.S. argue that there are no acceptable alternatives to these pesticides – that

Oct 23, 2014