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A rapidly spreading invasive pest now threatens crops across the continent.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing to add more lakes and streams to the state's list of impaired waters.
France and the European Union need independent scientific experts to guide them on divisive environmental issues such as pesticides, French President Emmanuel Macron said, criticizing some research as prone to lobbying pressures.
And this pesticide is a known killer of bees.
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources — and the species and ecosystems they rely on—the time for neonics is over.
New book explores controversial week killer, cancer and corrupt science.
The European Parliament’s environment and agriculture committees are holding on Wednesday a highly anticipated public hearing on the so-called “Monsanto papers” and glyphosate.
Some 45 million liters of the poisoned spray was Agent Orange, which contains the toxic compound dioxin. It has unleashed in Vietnam a slow-onset disaster whose devastating economic, health and ecological impacts that are still being felt today.
The Director General of Marine and Coastal Department has announced that from November onward, the department will enforce the law – Section 17 of Marine and Coastal Management Promotion Act – to prohibit smoking on the beach.
Lawyers on the “Monsanto papers” case accused the EU agencies responsible for food safety and chemicals of “wilfully sawing off certain studies” in their risk assessment of glyphosate.
The company pledges its products will be free from ingredients tainted with the controversial herbicide after a survey found traces in its European ice-creams.
Veteran journalist Carey Gillam’s new book sheds light on the ongoing battle over glyphosate, the nation's most commonly used herbicide.
As soybean and cotton farmers across the Midwest and South continue to see their crops ravaged from the weed killer dicamba, new complaints have pointed to the herbicide as a factor in widespread damage to oak trees.
The water under Colorado’s Eastern Plains is running dry as farmers keep irrigating “great American desert.”
Farmers say they’re trying to wean from groundwater, but admit there are no easy answers amid pressures of corn prices, urban growth and interstate water agreements.
'Hacking' young birds has yet to achieve results, as most historic nesting sites remain empty.
Following the family tradition, Chris Darwin is leading the fight to protect animals from extinction.
Great, great grandson of Charles Darwin says we must change our diet to prevent more wildlife dying off.
A group of Indian seed companies have also been engaged in legal battle with Monsanto over trait value among other patent-related claims.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency added to the long list of failures of governmental agencies to protect the environment and residents by stating it would not recommend remediation of the chemicals leaching from the Coakley landfill.
Farmers have used dicamba for many years. But this year, they used more of it, and they used it in a new way.
How can you justify putting on an off-gassing, store-bought, made-in-China, phthalate-laced, over-packaged mask?