Food

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Atrazine is mostly use on corn, according to Civil Eats, "but also on sorghum, sugarcane, and a few other crops, as well as on golf courses, Christmas tree farms, and in residential landscaping." (Photo: TumblingRun/flickr/cc)
One critic warned that "this decision imperils the health of our children and the safety of drinking water supplies across much of the nation."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A malnourished child holds the finger of his father as he receives treatment at a hospital on June 30, 2020 in Sana'a, Yemen.
"It's time for those who have the most to step up, to help those who have the...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A U.N. report released Tuesday details the world's biodiversity crisis and a path to address it. (Photo: jotily/Getty Images)
"We can no longer afford to cast nature aside. Now is the time for this massive...

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A three-acre organic farm has taken root on Governor's Island in New York Harbor, home to military installations since 1794 and the Coast Guard until ten years ago. Tomatoes due in July. “It’s pretty trippy to see plants growing and the Statue of Liberty,” said Leslie Koch of the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corp.