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.

A Bittersweet Future for Chocolate and Valentine’s Day

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2012

The rising temperatures in West Africa are expected to damage a major portion of cocoa supplies, raising chocolate prices.

Drought May Cause Shutdown of Texas Rice Production

  • Published: Jan 31st, 2012

If reservoir levels don't rise in the coming months, water managers will be forced to withhold water from agricultural users, which will mean severe cuts to Texas rice production this year.

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.

Climate Change May Boost a Lethal Disease

  • Published: Nov 29th, 2011

The newly discovered virus Hendra has roared fully into life with more outbreaks in 2011 than in the 16 previous years.