Much of the North American continent is suffering drought. I’ve mentioned before the inevitable, but horrible, effect on corn prices. That’s one of the reasons why as a fellow WP blogger, petrel41, points out some Americans are going hungry this year.
Science on the Land
- Neonic makers might pay for research about neonics on the land
- A neonic that’s bad news for birds
- Hello Ms Truss
- Goodbye Mr Paterson
- Séralini’s rat-feeding trial (part 5)
- New Séralini study shows Roundup damages sperm
- America’s dwindling diversity
- Is transatlantic free trade a lose-lose deal for food and farming?
- Debating GM across the Pond
- Opening the door on talks about trade
Tagsacademia alien species America arthropod Asia bacterium biotechnology breeding cattle child climate conservation corn crop crop variety data development disease ecosystem Europe farm farmer feed finance finfish food food safety food security forest garden genetic modification grain grocery herbicide history honeybee human hunting hymenopteran insect insecticide knowledge land use law livestock maize mammal meat Monsanto native species nutrition pest pesticide plant_dicot plant_monocot politics pollination population poverty research rice ruminant sea seed selective breeding staple food sustainable trade tree vertebrate water wild bee wild food wildlife woodland