You call this a revolution? Spraying fields with synthetic chemicals to keep pests down is no way to take care of the planet and its inhabitants’ health.
Activists would like the U.S. government to ban a class of insecticides called neonics that they blame for wiping out the bees that pollinate a majority of our food crops.
The next frontier in greening your lifestyle might just be your closet. Do you know where your fabrics are from and who was exploited to make them for you?
As sustainability becomes more mainstream, more and more products today advertise their green credentials—with many displaying third-party certifications on their labels. But how can consumers know which certifications are legit?
What advantages do vertical farms have over traditional gardens and farms? Agricultural may finally be growing up
Dear EarthTalk: What advantages do so-called “vertical farms” have over traditional gardens and farms? Sylvia Pleasant, Washington, DC When Dickson Despommier’s book The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century was first published, there were no vertical farms. Now, it’s an exciting movement […]
Americans are increasingly concerned about the environment, but skeptical of organic labeling, and not necessarily willing to spend more.
GMO Labelling: Activists are trying to hold back the onslaught of genetically modified foods—or at least slap them with a label…
There’s been a lot of coverage on the topic of organic foods and how they aren’t actually any healthier than conventional foods. Is this true?
You don’t have to trade in your values anymore if you like buying cut flowers to decorate your home….
E’s selection of great gift ideas from edible wreaths to recycled gym bags to rugged pet toys and fun watering cans.