Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts
According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
The Pesticides on Your Produce Are Potentially Dangerous. Why Won't the EPA Ban Them?
Spoiler: it involves lobbyists.
The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies
Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
This Lab Is Making Sure Your Legal Weed Is Safe to Smoke
We visited a lab that tests weed for harmful contaminants to find out if a batch of cannabis is OK to consume.
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Will California weed growers survive legal marijuana?
Growers who fail the tests or don’t want to invest in meeting the state’s rigorous standards, will likely return to the black market.
An Apple That Tastes Like a Grape: The Politics of Food
In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees
Mail your dead bees here.
not the bees
Pesticides Are Really Messing With Bees
The biggest study to date makes it hard to deny.
not the bees
New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees
It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
A Bunch of People Got Sick from a Pesticide Trump’s EPA Didn't Ban
The agency backed down from banning chlorpyrifos just five weeks ago.
Banned Pesticides Keep Turning Up in Canada’s Medical Weed
So what happens when it’s legalized?
We Don’t Need Pesticides to Feed the World, According to UN
Sixty-five percent of global pesticide sales are controlled by just three powerful corporations.