Idris Elba: We can all help solve climate change

Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina tell BBC podcast there is "hope" for beating climate change.

Oct. 15, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: climate-change agriculture food sierra-leone food-industry green-economy sustainable-agriculture idris-elba

Google reveals Mineral crop-inspecting robots

The project will analyse every leaf on every crop, helping farmers tend the fields.

Oct. 14, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: robotics agriculture google alphabet

Gene editing to produce 'super dad' livestock

Modified animals could improve sustainable meat production, but safety and ethical issues remain.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 14, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: genetics agriculture genetic-engineering

MPs urge UK ban on chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef

Hormone-fed beef and chlorine-washed chicken should remain banned in England. the government is warned.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
May 12, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: environment agriculture uk-government

Locust swarms: South Sudan latest to be hit by invasion

The ravenous pests have devoured crops and pasture threatening a food crisis in East Africa.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 18, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: agriculture south-sudan

German firms Bayer and BASF fight $265m US fine over weedkiller

Bayer and BASF are told to pay huge damages to a Missouri peach-grower.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 17, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: chemistry environment agriculture united-states germany missouri

Agriculture Bill: Soil at heart of UK farm grant revolution

Soil protection will be a core issue as the Agriculture Bill returns to Parliament later.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Jan. 16, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: agriculture department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs uk-farming

Belching in a good way: How livestock could learn from Orkney sheep

The sheep of North Ronaldsay could teach other livestock how to belch in a way less harmful to the climate.

By Emma Jane Kirby • bbcnews
Jan. 3, 2020 ~15 min

Tags: environment agriculture sheep sheep-farming orkney

Climate policies 'will transform UK landscape'

Britain's countryside could be transformed by policies to combat climate change.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Nov. 1, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: environment agriculture

Pesticide poisoned French paradise islands in Caribbean

France has a pollution crisis in the Caribbean caused by toxic chlordecone sprayed on banana crops.

By Laurence Peter • bbcnews
Oct. 24, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: prostate-cancer environment pollution agriculture france caribbean guadeloupe martinique

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