Nurturing enthusiasm for growing food closer to home could benefit people, wildlife and the global food system.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~7 min
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The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh celebrates three and a half centuries of science and conservation.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
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Hip food offerings can signal that a neighborhood is gentrifying – especially when they repackage traditional foods for wealthy white eaters.
July 10, 2020 • ~9 min
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The COVID-19 pandemic has boosted interest in home gardening. Three scientists who garden explain some basic methods for controlling common insects and microbes that can spoil your crop.
July 2, 2020 • ~9 min
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Whether it's cars passing nearby, a neighbour's blaring music or the constant drone of a lawnmower, the trouble with sound is that – unlike light – it can be hard to block out completely.
June 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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Scientists discover hundreds of different fungi in Amazonian soil, thought to play a vital role in nature.
June 27, 2020 • ~3 min
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Turning food scraps and yard trimmings into compost improves soil, making it easier for people to grow their own food. City composting programs spread those benefits more widely.
June 11, 2020 • ~9 min
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