Climate policies 'will transform UK landscape'

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

By Roger Harrabin | Nov. 1, 2019 | bbcnews
~10 mins   

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 | Oct. 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

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

Farmers 'misunderstand' Wales rewilding project

Plans to restore ecosystems in the countryside will support landowners, its director says.

BBC Science News | Sept. 12, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: nature llanidloes agriculture local-government

Earliest direct evidence of milk consumption

Scientists discover the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption by humans.

By Paul Rincon | Sept. 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: archaeology genetics agriculture

Scientists' hope of growing rare oat seeds 50 years on

Scientists are aiming to revive traditional varieties of oat which could stand up better to disease.

BBC Science News | May 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: agriculture aberystwyth-university

UK scientists join race for lab-grown meat

Researchers have grown animal cells on blades of grass - could a slaughter-free bacon supply be feasible?

By Helen Briggs | March 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: food agriculture meat

Climate change: Pledge to cut emissions from dairy farms

A dairy firm is promising to make its farms carbon-neutral by 2050 in a move described as "ambitious".

BBC Science News | March 11, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: veganism agriculture climate-change

Bird extinctions 'driven' by global food trade

A study reveals growing impacts on wild bird species from forestry, farming and palm oil production.

By Helen Briggs | March 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: food agriculture extinction birds

Cultured lab meat may make climate change worse

Growing meat in the laboratory may damage the climate more in the long run, than meat from cattle.

By Matt McGrath | Feb. 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: greenhouse-gas-emissions agriculture climate-change

Genetically modified 'shortcut' boosts plant growth by 40%

Scientists overcome a natural restriction in plants that could boost yields from important food crops.

By Matt McGrath | Jan. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: environment genetically-modified-crops agriculture

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