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Farmers worldwide can help save beleaguered insects
People working in agriculture can serve a key role in science-based conservation efforts, a team of researchers stresses.
Solar energy and agriculture can benefit from one another
The agricultural sector is a significant polluter, requiring technological advancement to enhance sustainability.
Meat-heavy diets in China pose both health and environmental risks
Increases in meat production across the world over the past 50 years are most stark in East Asia, and particularly China.
Study adds to evidence linking plastics, antibiotic resistance
New research builds on previous work to identify a link between microplastic pollution and antibiotic resistance.
When supply chains do more climate damage than products themselves
Supply chains have a bigger climate footprint than farming, even as the food sector accounts for a third of global emissions.
Study: Rising heat linked to 7% of Brazil’s kidney disease hospitalizations
The study in Brazil looked at 2.7 million kidney disease cases, across 15 years in more than 1,800 cities. It found cases rise with the heat.