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On the Rise

Green roofs are on the rise for their environmental benefits and their ability to bring communities together.

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To Bee or Not to Bee

With minuscule tracking devices glued to their backs, bees are valuable research subjects to psychologists studying memory and learning.

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Grow Your Own

Taproot, Kauai, is a farming community that supplies herbs, spices, and exotic fruits and vegetables to adventurous chefs.

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Urban Homesteader

With a few inexpensive, eco-friendly lifestyle changes, helping Mother Nature has never been so easy. Here are a few options to consider adopting in your everyday life.

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Future Harvests

Innovative UBC program provides a new generation of farmers with agricultural education and hands-on experience.

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City Bee, Country Bee

Urban beekeeping is a growing trend in many cities around the world. But with the population of rural bees continuing to decline, it’s uncertain whether rooftop hives will be enough to save our pollinators.

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The Cameron Highlands

Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands, one of the country’s largest colonial hill stations, attracts 30,000 visitors a week and offers a cool climate to enjoy the many hiking trails and tea plantation tours the region has to offer.

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The Returns of Labour

Agricultural migrant workers from Mexico face challenging employment and social conditions in Canada.

Grown Within City Limits

The advantages of small plot farms in Vancouver neighbourhoods.

An Emerald Mountain

Trekking through one of the world’s marvels: the Batad Rice Terraces  in the Philippines

The New Formula

Is genetic modification a safe way to feed a hungry world?

Worth Its Weight In Gold

What’s the deal with Kobe Beef?

A Humble Little Bean

The surprisingly interesting history of soy.

Tough Market for B.C. Grown Ginseng

Market problems plague BC ginseng growers, despite a huge harvest last year.

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Fruit Fantasia

Asian fruits trigger travel flashbacks.