Food in the Anthropocene
A Young Black Bear Was Put Down After Humans Fed It, Took Selfies
The more food bears obtain from humans, the more likely they are to lose their natural fear of us
Is the Mysterious Sea Cucumber Slipping Out of Our Grasp?
The slimy, tasty enigmas have long been over-harvested. An indigenous community in Canada could be close to finding a sustainable solution
Just a Few Species Make Up Most of Earth's Food Supply. And That's a Problem
The looming threat of extinction from climate change makes the lack of diversity in the world's food supplies a dangerous prospect
America's Fancy Pet Food Addiction Is a Big Problem for the Environment
American pets have been increasingly served up prime cuts of meat, but this food comes at a cost
Trace Amounts of Pesticide Found in Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream
But don't have a cow
Fish Industry On the Hook for Rampant Mislabeling of Species
A new report identifies rampant fraud in the seafood industry
Garbage Can Teach Us a Lot About Food Waste
A novel and slightly gross study aims to fill in gaps in our understanding of Americans' food waste
These Simple Fixes Could Save Thousands of Birds a Year From Fishing Boats
Changes as basic as adding a colorful streamer to commercial longline fishing boats could save thousands of seabirds a year
Podcast: Our Food, Our Selves
Food is a focal point for understanding broader environmental problems. In this podcast, we learn how food buyers are influenced in surprising ways.
Video: The Past, Present and Future of Agriculture
Globalization and new technologies have given us more control and more power over our food than ever before. What's next?
From Lack Of Diversity To Lack Of Funding, Seed Banks Face a World Of Challenges
Gene banks are meant to protect biodiversity, yet they themselves are in need of protection
For One Day Only, Visit the Farm and Cryogenics Laboratory Trying to Save Endangered Livestock Breeds
Enjoy a farm tour, cryogenics demonstration and a heritage-breed beef burger at Newport, Rhode Island's Swiss Village Farm
New Report Says Genetically Engineered Crops Are Safe—But It's Complicated
The National Academies of Science looked at over 900 studies on GMOs. Here are the five things you need to know
Fuzzy Pigs, Squash Swords And More of the World's Amazing, Vanishing Heirloom Breeds
These odd fruits, veggies and animals show the vanishing diversity of our food
Did John Deere's Best Invention Spark a Revolution or an Environmental Disaster?
When Deere created his now-famous steel plow, he created America's breadbasket and set the stage for many of modern farming's environmental problems
How Globalization and Climate Change Are Taking Away Our Favorite Foods
In a new book, author Simran Sethi argues that we are facing one of the most radical shifts in food ever.
What Growing Potatoes on Mars Means for Earth's Farmers
Matt Damon made it look easy in the recent Hollywood blockbuster, but Mars and Earth aren't really all that different after all
This Is How Much Water You Waste When You Throw Away Food
Tossing an apple is like pouring 25 gallons of water down the drain, and the average American does that 17 times a year
How to Have the Most Sustainable Thanksgiving Ever
Traditions and turkey don't have to be incompatible with Earth-friendly practices
Strange Foods of the Future: The Planet Can Stomach Them, But Can You?
These unusual delicacies could become the staple foods of the future