Recently published research indicates that juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon that are highly infected with sea lice are 20 per cent less successful at consuming food than their lightly infected counterparts. Sean Godwin, ...
Cassava is a crop that is crucial to food security for millions of Africans but now some countries on the continent are considering the potential of the shrub for industrial purposes, says Wits Professor Chrissie Rey.
Australians will have to adapt to reduce the risk of health impacts from climate change, according to a report released today by the Australian Academy of Science.
A McDonald's joint venture in China supplying its outlets with French fries has been slapped with a record 3.9 million yuan ($630,000) fine for water pollution, state media reported.
Fresh produce growers learned ways to reduce food safety risks and qualify for Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) certification at a workshop during the annual Wyoming Farmers Marketing Association meeting earlier this month ...
For the first time scientists have come up with a precise explanation for why lobsters change colour from blue/black to red when cooked.
Climate change may be responsible for the abrupt collapse of civilization on the fringes of the Tibetan Plateau around 2000 B.C.
A new study out of the University of Alberta shows that Arctic oceans are serving as sources of toxic methylmercury to nearby landscapes. The study quantified the amount of methylmercury in lichens, which serve as a primary ...
It's called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.
The EU has cleared 19 controversial genetically modified products including human food, animal feed and cut flowers, the European Commission said Friday.