Tag: agriculture

Dairies Are Dumping Millions of Gallons of Milk While Stores Are Rationing It Due to the Coronavirus. What’s Going On?

By Dan Sanchez and Tyler Brandt Frustrated shoppers have reason to cry over spilled milk. Dairy farmers are dumping millions of gallons of the stuff. Meanwhile, some dairy products are sold out at many grocery stores across the country, due to intense demand for basic…

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Fireflies Face Extinction Threats From Habitat Loss, Pollution and Pesticides

Habitat loss, pesticide use and, surprisingly, artificial light are the three most serious threats endangering fireflies across the globe, raising the spectre of extinction for certain species and related impacts on biodiversity and ecotourism, according to a Tufts University-led team of biologists associated with the…

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