The tree of knowledge of good and evil

It’s common to make biblical references when we want to underscore how ancient something is, but in the case of apples, we know they’ve been around for a very long time. Originating in Central Asia, hybrid varieties propagated through grafting were well established over 6,000 years ago. Today there are over 7,500 cultivars world-wide.

The Price of Pollution: Cost Estimates of Environment-Related Childhood Disease in Minnesota

Pollution costs Minnesota an estimated $1.5 billion each year in costs related to childhood disease, according to a study released by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA).