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The Sustainable Wonder Crop That's Sweeping The Nation

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green

There's a new hemp trend sweeping the nation and it has nothing to do with those beaded friendship bracelets from the '90s. Twenty-three states hav...

PHOTOS: Manatees Cuddle Up To Power Plant To Endure Frosty Night

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 03.05.2012 | Miami

SEFFNER, Fla. — As the sun rose on a chilly central Florida morning Wednesday, strawberry farmers ran sprinklers in hopes of insulating the tend...

Farm Bill 2012: The Shelf Life Theory

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donald Carr

The battle has already begun over the direction of America's broken food and farm policy and how to shape it in the next farm bill.

Of Pandas and Peas: Saving the Diversity Within Species

Cary Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cary Fowler

When we think about biodiversity, we rarely think about food. But the diversity within crops is notable agronomically and culturally. And like other biodiversity, it's endangered.

Haiti Earthquake: Greening of Hillsides Can Bolster Recovery

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Now with parts of Haiti in ruin and perhaps 200,000 people dead, the tree-planting and the soil sampling have halted. But the catastrophe makes it more critical than ever that Haiti be re-greened.

Planting an Urban Orchard

Wesley Epplin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Wesley Epplin

Where will your next slice of apple pie come from? What if it came from apples you've never tasted before that were grown in your city? In Chicago, this hypothetical could soon be a reality.

Einstein, Atheism and One Big Bowl of Rice

Derek Beres | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Derek Beres

People do not need God. I'd go a step further than Einstein's plea -- one echoing through the New Atheists, as they've been dubbed: not only is the idea too vast for our minds, it's an unnecessary hypothesis.