Blogs Food & Agriculture

Image of the Day: It’s Not Easy Being Green in the U.K.

  • Published: May 5th, 2012

Prolonged rain and roller coaster temperatures have taken their toll on the beloved asparagus crop in the U.K.

Image of the Day: Indonesian Oil Palm Plantations

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2012

The continued expansion of palm oil plantations on Indonesia's peatlands stands to release a major amount of greenhouse gases.

Image of the Day: Low Water Flow Triggers Avian Cholera

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2012

More than 10,000 migrating birds in the U.S. have died from an outbreak of avian cholera caused by reduced water flowing through marshlands.

Image of the Day: A Maple Syrup Story With a Bitter Taste

  • Published: Apr 2nd, 2012

The sap flow from the maple trees is governed by alternate freezing and thawing patterns in the late winter.

Image of the Day: Water, Water, Nowhere

  • Published: Mar 31st, 2012

With a growing population and global warming raising temperatures, water resources are being impacted.

A Swing from Drought to Deluge in Texas and Nearby States

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2012

After the worst one-year drought on record, Texas has turned very wet, raising short-term flood concerns

Image of the Day: Not Exactly Magic Beans, But Close

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2012

Ethiopian farmers test out new drought-resistant chickpea crop in hopes of boosting production.

Covering the Coverage: Scientists Propose Cuts in Methane, Soot Emissions

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2012

What experts are saying about a new proposal to help solve global warming by reducing methane and soot emissions.