Deutsche Welle

appeared 12 April 2018

Heard of the “invincible broccoli,” the “gladiator cucumber” or the “Arabic runner bean”? They’re three examples of the thousands of vegetables that have disappeared from German plates, according to a government report.

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Yale Environment 360

appeared 6 February 2018

More and more nitrogen keeps pouring into waterways, unleashing algal blooms and creating dead zones. To prevent the problem from worsening, scientists warn, the world must drastically cut back on synthetic fertilizers and double the efficiency of the nitrogen used on farms.

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Deutsche Welle

appeared 5 February 2018

Microplastics represent a significant risk for large marine filter feeders like whales and sharks, a new study reveals. It’s another wake-up call around the massive problem of plastic pollution.

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