To fight agricultural pests, scientists try spray-on plant vaccines

RNA interference can be used to protect food crops and improve plants' health, no genetic engineering required

GMOs are better for the environment than you'd think

Although it's not a popular narrative, genetic engineering can be an important ally in protecting the environment

There was so much more to Rachel Carson beyond 'Silent Spring'

The trained zoologist and a bureaucrat pushed for environmental safety her whole life

Toxic chemicals are being freed from melting glaciers

Scientists are finding decades-old DDT and PCB flowing from the Tibetan Plateau

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We've poured thousands of manmade chemicals into the ocean. Now they're mixing in unpredictable ways.

We're just starting to learn about the effects of POP soup and what we can do about it.