While the agricultural sector uses the majority of conventional pesticides, lawn and home garden care accounts for 24 percent of pesticide sales and 6 percent of overall...

Organic agricultural practices provide many ecosystem services that improve farm production while simultaneously protecting the environment. For instance, organic farming...

Map of climate related change in bumble bee populations from baseline period (1901-1974) to recent (2001-2014). Credit: Peter Soroye, Tim Newbold, Jeremy Kerr

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Evidence continues to stack up to show that organic crop production is more energy efficient and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. A study...

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Coffee is largely grown in regions where smallholder farmers face poverty, and climate change threatens devastation to their crops. A recent...

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New research shows that there is good news when it comes to supporting the health of our environment—growing a diversity of crops can increase...

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A new study has been added to the list of growing research that shows our food security is threatened by climate change. Research published in the...

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Bananas are a victim to climate change, according to a new study published in the scientific journal Philosophical Transactions Royal Society B...

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A recent study in Agricultural Systems shows that on a per area basis, organic systems use less energy and emit fewer greenhouse gases than...

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A recent review published in Sustainable Earth concludes that organic food simultaneously improves public and environmental health by drawing...

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