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Genetically Misunderstood Organisms: The Debate Rages On... (Part 1)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Jennifer Schwab

Human intervention in growing food crops is really part of our history. For hundreds, perhaps even thousands of years, we have modified and improved crop varieties to meet our ever-evolving tastes and needs.

Illinois Farmers Look To Improve Image With Consumers

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Illinois farmers launched a new public relations campaign Tuesday to improve their image after research showed that consumers ...

The MudRoom: Aaron Woolf on How to Rev up Urban Renewal

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Join me and King Corn director Aaron Woolf tonight for a live 30-minute webcast at 8pm EST.

Greenwashing Corn: Industrial Ag Tries to Bolster its Tarnished Image

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

EWG can hardly wait to get our invitation to hear how the corn growers are going to boost their image with environmentalists by growing more corn.

Plant Your Toilet

Ian Cheney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ian Cheney

There is a clear consensus among young people that the best place to grow food is in a toilet. This non-scientific conclusion came to me over the c...

Everybody's Listening

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Corporations worldwide are intently listening to what you share on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You share -- they're listening -- companies as diverse as Planet Green, BP and Virgin America.

Our Toxic Waterways: Flushing Away Our Future?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Given the choice, most folks prefer their creeks and canals to be contaminant-free. Sadly, too many communities haven't got a choice. They're up a rancid river without a paddle.