Water-hungry crops like cotton and rice are still worth farming in Australia.
Crises in the Darling River have raised questions about cotton and rice farming in the Murray Darling Basin.
Farmer Michael Petefish walks through one of his soybean fields in southern Minnesota.
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The Trump administration's promise of $12 billion in aid to offset losses from retaliatory tariffs will not make up for the long-term consequences of a prolonged trade war.
Think of what your clothes are doing to the planet.
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Water pollution, toxic chemical use and textile waste: fast fashion comes at a huge cost to the environment.
There is a pair of jeans for every occasion.
Our clothes are cheaper, flimsier and shorter-lived than ever. But jeans, a staple of the modern wardrobe, are actually designed to be long-lasting – provided you take proper care of them.
Bt cotton is the most widely grown GM crop by poor farmers in Africa.
Burkina Faso, one of the largest GM cotton producers in the world, has begun a phase out of all Bt cotton production.
Cotton has become a controversial crop in India.
Arguments surrounding the use of genetically modified crops and whether they are the solution to the world’s problems of food supply and public health are no nearer to resolution than when GM was introduced…