Brief overview of Hawaiian industrial agricultural history from the sugar cane to seeds.
Seeds are big business in Hawaii, where large biotech companies develop genetically modified crops. Megan Thompson reports on a battle being waged on the island of Kauai by residents who say growing practices like pesticide use are hazardous to public…
When a cyclone hits India, the sea-drenched soil can remain salty for years. Farmers are finding new high-yield rice seeds are not withstanding the salty onslaught as well as seeds developed more than a century ago.
By Larisa Epatko
The world's oceans are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is transforming marine ecosystems. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how ocean acidification is already affecting oysters and other shellfish in the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
The island nation of Madagascar is one of the world's poorest countries, but it is rich in one resource -- biodiversity. Perched in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa, Madagascar broke from the continent more than 80…
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