For 25 years E.G. Vallianatos saw the EPA from the inside, with rising dismay over how pressure from politicians and threats from huge corporations were turning the public’s watchdog into a “polluter’s protection agency.”
A cocktail of pesticides used in industrial apple production is contaminating the soil and surface water in Europe, with up to 13 different types of chemicals detected in one sample. The Bitter Taste of Europe’s Apple Production and how Ecological Solutions can Bloom, released by Greenpeace, includes testing results of 85 samples
What happens when the Motor City transforms itself into the capital of grow-your-own food?
Getting stung—especially in the face—hurts like a mutha. Aside from scientific proof, I have come across many a beekeeper who has experienced relief from bee sting therapy.
Funny things happen when people consider their own bodies. They tell you what they really think.
Advocates for farmworkers are pushing the government to do more to protect those workers from exposure to pesticides.
“This is collusion between two Obama administration agencies to significantly and permanently weaken the integrity of the organic standards.”
Sweden is now building the world’s first “plantscraper” in an attempt to create a new era of farming that’s more sustainable, economical, and resistant to climate change.
Why are government regulators and prosecutors feeling so threatened by this trend?
The European Commission is finally on the verge of banning pesticides linked to the disappearance of the honeybee. But corporate giants are doing everything in their power to keep the status quo.
GMOs are driving chronic disease rates upward, destroying the environment, and drying out our planet’s resources. So why is the government going out of its way to make matters worse?
Monsanto convinced the world that genetically engineered seeds would lower herbicide use. It turns out, exactly the opposite has happened.