pesticides

HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
Troy Farah
1.17.18
honeybee health
honeybee health

I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees

Mail your dead bees here.
Lisa Cumming
7.4.17
not the bees
not the bees

New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees

It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
Lisa Cumming
6.29.17
weed recalls
weed recalls

Banned Pesticides Keep Turning Up in Canada’s Medical Weed

So what happens when it’s legalized?
Katie Toth
4.21.17
Technologies
Technologies

This Giant Vertical Farming Robot Is Coming For Your Crops

It's designed to grow grains for livestock while saving farmers money on labor. But that means it's also coming for some human jobs.
Grennan Milliken
1.10.17
INDIA
INDIA

Why an Indian State Is Paying Farmers to Go Organic

One couple in Goa is using permaculture and other organic farming techniques to revive their land.
Revati Upadhya
1.4.17
Weed
Weed

Why You Can’t Legally Call Organic Weed ‘Organic’

Medicinal and recreational users are demanding organic pot, but most states have next to no regulatory oversight when it comes to pesticide use on cannabis.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.20.16
Malaria's Last Stand
Malaria's Last Stand

Building a Cure for Malaria

Some experts believe eradication is impossible without major socio-economic development.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
extinction
extinction

Honey Bee Extinction Will Change Life As We Know It

If bees disappear, so will all of life's modern luxuries.
Sarah Emerson
6.7.16
Canada
Canada

Bee Populations Seem To Be Bouncing Back In Canada, But Not in the US

44 percent of all US bee colonies died last year. Yikes.
Amanda Roth
5.13.16
News
News

Pot's Pesticide Problem

Since pesticides are regulated at the federal level (where pot is still illegal) legalized growers are at a loss for best practices when it comes to protecting their crop.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.30.15
Health
Health

Exposure to a Major Pesticide Is Linked to Three Generations of Disease

Pesticides have the power to inflict biological harm; not just in those unfortunate enough to be exposed to large amounts of them—but in their children and children's children, too.
Brian Merchant
7.24.14