We talk with David Kanter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Studies at New York University, about the problems caused by nitrogen pollution and how we can better manage this critical resource.
This week's Eco News features stories about swift-evolving super bug bacteria; why your coconut latte habit is taking a toll on the environment; how that big-brand hamburger is contributing to deforestation in South America - and much more!
This week's Eco News features stories about some fishy seafood labeling practices; the biography of a plant based burger; how a new food hub will bring fresh produce to low-income urbanites - and much more!
Harmful algal blooms don't just wreak havoc by causing oxygen-starved dead zones, but they have the potential to be toxic to humans, land animals, aquatic animals, fish and shellfish. This installment of our Algal Doom series looks at the life cycle of an algal bloom, the "colors" of a few common algae types and their harmful effects.
This week's Eco News features stories about a foundation's fight against food insecurity; if our love for avocados has a harmful impact on our environment; how food waste can become a vital ingredient in premium products - and much more!
Dr. Christopher Gobler and his lab at Stony Brook University are performing pioneering research investigating the causes and effects of harmful algal blooms in aquatic ecosystems, including the terrible toxic algae outbreak in Florida this summer.
This week's Eco News features stories about how leftover meal swipes in college dining halls can fight food waste; a top-notch guide to buying eggs; Big Pharma's push to switch farm animals from antibiotics to vaccines - and much more!
This week's Eco News features stories about how fish help to make healthy food accessible for all; why the movement for cage-free eggs may be going global; the surprising answer to which diet makes the best use of farmland - and much more!
This week's Eco News features stories about the showdown between the dairy industry and plant-based almond milk; how the edible-insect market is blooming; a very savvy animal welfare lobbyist - and much more!
With Iowa's water quality in decline, Des Moines Water Works shook the state with an unprecedented lawsuit that seeks clean water action on runoff from three agriculture-heavy counties. The ruling could affect what farmers do in their fields in Iowa and beyond.
There's a better way to farm fish and grow produce that is sustainable and that takes away many of the problems that come with open ocean aquaculture. Recirculating farms are innovative ways of bringing food right to the communities that need it.