Cultivating a limited number of crops reduced the genetic diversity of plants, endangering harvests. Seed collectors hope to fix it by finding the plants’ wild cousins.
Tofu turkey was created in 1990, but some Americans celebrated Thanksgiving with veggie dishes over a century ago.
In eighteenth century Japan, human excrement played a vital role in agriculture. Can similar solutions help manage waste today?
Marine heatwaves are becoming stronger and more common as the climate warms.
The issues aren’t limited to extreme weather events or pest attacks.
Vintners may have to adjust their centuries-old traditions to keep the wines flowing
The industrial method of meat harvesting wastes a lot of food. Eco-conscious butchers are changing that.
Brewers are once again making beer from things that typically end up in one’s household trash, a 7,000-year-old custom.
Does forest thinning, a land management strategy, offer an effective solution to the problem of forest fires?
Pushed by necessity, the country’s least sustainable region evolved to master its water use. As climate heats up, other cities may adopt similar tactics.