America's Leading Animal Geneticist Wants to Talk to You About GMOs
Alison Van Eenennaam has spent the last decade explaining gene editing to critics who find fear more compelling than data. Is anybody listening?
How to Stop Toxic Algae From Overwhelming Florida's Largest Lake
Blue-green algae has bloomed again in Lake Okeechobee, filling waterways with putrid sludge that can contaminate local water and marine animals.
The Stealth Trade Agreement That Could Super-Size Industrial Agriculture
The “finish line is in sight” for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.
Bees, Inc.: Save the Honeybee, Sterilize the Earth
A decade ago, people started panicking about the collapse of the honeybee population and the crash of our food supply. But today there are more honeybees than there were then. We have engineered our way to a frenzied and precarious new normal.
Opting Out: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity
As part of our week-long series on people who opt out of society, Eva Holland spoke with Emily Matchar about her new book on how women are reviving some of the traditional skills and crafts of their grandmothers.