The Dudleya succulent is highly sought after because it can be sold overseas for as high as $600,000.
Conservation scientists found that 261 out of 1,438 cactus species are unprotected by preserves or conservation regulations, putting them more at risk than mammals and birds.
It's run by weeds (yes, weeds)—which are somehow a plausible alternative to Scott Pruitt.
In an excerpt from Mark Sundeen's 'The Unsettlers,' the journalist connects with a young Detroit couple who have gone back to the land.
“It is basically rhubarb,” says forager Ross Evans of Japanese knotweed, the “weed” Britain spends £166 million every year attempting to eradicate. “The young shoots are also great, almost similar to bamboo shoots.”
The invention is actually a dual-cropping plant that grows both eggplant (that's the "egg") and potatoes (chips—geddit?). Those horticulturalists sure do love their wordplay!
A NASA-backed project has created a way to feed future martian explorers.
The evidence of flowing water makes building greenhouses on Mars a very real possibility.
Researchers are trying to make a new potato that would require fewer pesticides and make healthier crisps.