Dicamba herbicide is causing a civil war in farm country. Honeybee rustling in California’s almond groves. And sulfur’s link to asthma in children.
Feeding billions of people is destabilizing the environment and contributing to conflict around the globe.
Beware the little green frog logo on your sustainable food
When it comes to worker protections, Rainforest Alliance hasn’t always delivered on its promises.
California’s still sinking. Trump’s NASA cut would complicate things
The president-elect is gearing up to cut NASA’s environmental monitoring, which includes the data that’s been used to monitor California’s sinking.
Trump’s climate change denial benefits Russia
The Russian government is expected to benefit from record crop harvests in the coming decades as global warming begins transforming once frigid fields into temperate farmland, according to a recent United Nations report.
Lifelines: The best reporting about food and climate
The web is a worldwide wilderness of information, a heaping digital banquet of articles about food and climate, some good, many mediocre, others superficial. Perhaps you would like some suggestions. Every month, Reveal’s Tom Knudson is going to be selecting the best stories on food and climate that you should read.
CA boasted of tighter pesticide rules. But Dow got what it wanted
For one of the most popular and potent pesticides, California regulators increased how much could be used in each community every year. It’s a move that Dow has been advocating for since 2008, department documents show.
How hunger is tearing Venezuela apart
Reveal sent a team to Venezuela to document the nation’s hunger crisis. This is the team’s report, which aired in Spanish on Univision’s “Aqui y Ahora.”
Venezuelan life: Eating garbage. Waiting in lines. Sharing 1 egg a day
Extreme hunger is tearing apart Venezuela. We sent a team there to document the conditions that sent a million people into the streets to protest President Nicolás Maduro.
The world already would be out of water if everyone ate like Americans
In private, Nestle executives told U.S. officials that the world is on a collision course with doom because Americans eat too much meat, and now, other countries are following suit, according to secret documents.
What comes after ‘The Big Short?’ Going long on water
The world’s freshwater supply is under increasing demand, and an investor featured in “The Big Short” is betting prices will rise dramatically in the coming years.