Organic fertilizer may be loading our soil with microplastics

Organic fertilizer may be loading our soil with microplastics

Scientists have identified a new and unexpected source of the ubiquitous microplastics that are littering our planet: organic fertilizers. As global concern mounts over the quantity of these tiny plastic fragments contaminating our seas, the new Science Advances study...
What if we treated meat consumption like food waste?

What if we treated meat consumption like food waste?

If America went vegan, we’d free up enough extra farmland to feed 350 million more people, finds a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. By switching beef, pork, poultry, dairy, and egg farming for crops that have equivalent nutritional...