Irregular weather is destabilizing the soil that supports railroad tracks, roads, buildings and pipelines.
Recent extreme rains and weather in the Midwest are causing a multitude of problems in the topsoil that much of the nation's food supply relies on.
While the term liquafaction has only been widely discussed in Indonesia and the world in the past week, Palu's susceptibility to liquefy had already been studied.
A watershed scientist explains why post-wildfire landscapes are so susceptible to landslides – and why those risks are poised to rise.
Conventional wisdom says we need industrial agriculture to feed the world. Not so, says geologist David Montgomery: Practices that focus on creating healthy soil can transform agriculture.
Soil is more than just dirt. It's a complex ecosystem and if it's healthy your plants will be happier.
Increasing legume production can turn the tide for African farmers who struggle with poor soils, declining farm yields and worsening nutrition in one fell swoop
Microbial-based solutions are perhaps the best-kept secret in agricultural innovation.