Blogs Food & Agriculture

Snapshot of the Drought’s Impact Across the Country

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2012

You want some context to the drought's impact? Here's a quick snapshot of some of the coverage around the country.

Image of the Day: Devastating Drought Desiccates U.S.

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2012

Moderate to exceptional drought now covers 63 percent of the U.S., drying up this Indiana reservoir.

Image of the Day: A Frog Marriage or a Plea for Rain?

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2012

Droughts persist in India -- not to mention the U.S. -- prompting a frog marriage as an offering to the rain gods in Nagpur, India.

Image of the Day: Orangutans’ Future Goes Up in Smoke

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2012

Indonesia is the third largest carbon emitter, and it is also bringing orangutans to the brink of extinction.

Image of the Day: Bringing Beekeeping to New Heights

  • Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

Urban bee keeping is becoming more popular around the world, with hives even atop the Opéra Garnier in Paris.

Image of the Day: Not Pie in the Sky, but Vertical Farming

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

Vertical farming, a proposed solution to the farmers' plight of producing more food with less land.

Image of the Day: Cherries Anyone?

  • Published: May 19th, 2012

Researchers say climate change could dramatically change fruit & nut industries around the world.

Image of the Day: Green Onion Takes on New Meaning

  • Published: May 15th, 2012

Though Gills Onions already sets a big energy example, they recently decided to go even bigger.