The Trump administration is reported to be reversing the Obama administration’s ban on bringing heads of elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the U.S.
Imports will be allowed for elephants killed between Jan. 21, 2016 and the end… [read]
How Excess Carbon Dioxide Diminishes Nutrients in Plants
Our food system has become a game of Jenga, and we’re running out of blocks to pull from the bottom. Disease and challenging growing conditions threaten popular foods like coffee, chocolate, bananas,… [read]
They say bad news comes in threes, and biotech giant Monsanto can certainly attest to the truth of that statement right now. Their newest product line, XtendiMax (better known as dicamba), made it to market without proper volatility testing. This… [read]
For the first time in human history, genetically modified (GM) fish has been sold for human consumption.
The seller? AquaBounty Technologies – a company that produces GM AquAdvantage Atlantic salmon.In their most recent quarterly report, AquaBounty stated that they… [read]
The rusty patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis), once such a common site in North America, is now on the endangered species list. This bee species was once abundant and thriving in 28 states and the District of Columbia. They were common… [read]
“I do know how your president now has decided to jeopardize your budget, your initiatives, as he is extremely skeptical about climate change.”
These are the words that the newly elected president of France, Emmanuel Macron, used to empathize with… [read]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is no longer planning to test samples of corn syrup for glyphosate residue. Plans to test for the herbicide were coordinated between the USDA and the Environmental Protection Agency and scheduled to begin in April… [read]