When you sit down for your holiday dinner, you may want to give thanks to bees and other pollinators. Their health is tied to your food. What's behind the bee declines? Watch our video investigation.
Nation | Science | Flora and Fauna | Environment | FoodNPR | Nov. 24, 2015 3:08 p.m.
Beekeepers lost 42 percent of their hives last year. NPR and PBS NewsHour investigate what's behind the plight of the pollinators. Some scientists say pesticides called neonics are being overused.
One of only four known northern white rhinoceroses was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Sunday.
A group of Oregon ecologists is taking a bite out of the problem of invasive species – with Cajun-fried bullfrog legs and invasive crayfish dip. They even have a cookbook full of dishes that put invasive species on the menu.
Science | World | Health | Flora and FaunaNPR | Nov. 20, 2015 11:36 p.m.
Maybe. A nine-year study in Bolivia found an unexpected association between the parasitic worms in a woman's guts and her fertility.
Bees play a vital role in pollinating the crops we eat. Turns out, that relationship with agriculture began shortly after the rise of settled farming, new research shows.
In a long-awaited ruling, the agency said Thursday that a salmon genetically modified to grow faster is safe for human consumption. Environmental and food safety groups vow to fight the decision.
The park proposes killing mostly cows and calves in this year's annual cull. The park's bison population neared 5,000 this summer: a 15-year-old agreement with Montana calls for a population of 3,000.
Science | Health | Flora and Fauna | FoodNPR | Nov. 19, 2015 12:04 p.m.
Turkeys these days are often plastered with an array of terms that can confuse and even mislead consumers. Here's a glossary of jargon for the wannabe informed Thanksgiving turkey buyer.