Removal of groundwaters that were recharged during the wetter Pleistocene epoch is a classic example of non-sustainable human behavior.
Housing a billion chickens in North Carolina is equivalent to living with 10,000,000 people with no sewage treatment.
Production and use of nitrogen fertilizer is expensive and a significant source of air and water pollution and greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
It pays to be a freshetarian locavore for the best nutrition and the least environmental impact.
Countries such as the U.S., are likely engaging in much frivolous consumption of energy without benefits to health and happiness.
Don’t let statistics of declining pesticide use fool you
Only with a population growth rate of zero might we have some hope for planetary stability.
Farms are no longer using cropland diversity to hedge their bets against pests, pathogens and drought.
Atrazine resembles the growth hormones of other organisms, including frogs and potentially humans.
Cutting food waste in half would save 8% of greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere—even more if we were to consume less beef in our diet.