There is so much (in)credible science that explains why organic is a good choice for people and the planet, and more is published every week. The Organic Center summarizes the latest research into distilled bites so you can make informed choices. We only report on peer-reviewed studies and always will. Check out our research blog and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest science delivered right to your inbox.

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Insects can be really important and beneficial to crop production when they provide services such as pollination and help control other pest...

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At a time when unemployment threatens rural economies around the world, farms with more crop diversity offer more jobs. A recent study in the...

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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 six-month diet interventional study recently published in the journal Environment International shows that eating mostly organic produce can...

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Exposure to harsh pesticides like organophosphates is linked to symptoms of neurobehavioral issues in children. New research uses...

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Organic farming uses manure and compost instead of synthetic fertilizer, and new research finds that this can help mitigate climate change. Published in...

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A recent study in Frontiers in Microbiology shows that the microbial diversity on organic fruit may be able to keep disease-causing bacteria at bay...

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