Scientists destroy another cli...

May 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] In a 40-year study, the benefits of increased CO2 couldn’t make up for the harmful impacts of a changed climate...

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15 Protectors of Biodiversity

May 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] FOODTANK.ORG 15 Protectors of Biodiversity #IDB2015 Food Tank is highlighting 15 protectors of biodiversity.   May 22 is...

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U.S. HONEYBEE POPULATION PLUMM...

May 16, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Growing body of evidence points to neonicotinoid pesticides as culprit of massive bee die-offs. By Lorraine...

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Yes, plants need vibrators, to...

May 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock Good Vibrations By Madeleine Thomas   GRIST Humor me, and imagine this: You’re a young, lithe,...

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The next big war might be over...

May 12, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] John A. Kelley, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST A new article in the journal...

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Is the Government Harassing an...

May 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] “The possibility that the USDA is prioritizing the interests of the chemical industry over those of the American...

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We graded the feds on their en...

May 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Brentin Mock   GRIST As the winds settled from Hurricane Sandy, Shaun Donovan, then-head of the U.S....

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Common Hormone Used To Fatten ...

May 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling  CLIMATE PROGRESS A synthetic growth hormone used in cattle production may persist longer in the...

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Tree-Based Farming Could Deliv...

May 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     A forest in Zambia devastated by slash-and-burn...

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The Latest Threat to Bees? Flu...

May 7, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The government approves a new pesticide called flupyradifurone that environmentalists say threatens wildlife and people....

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Is Corn Ethanol Breaking The L...

May 7, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Joe Romm  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock Corn ethanol may be breaking the law, according to a study from last...

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California Isn’t the Onl...

May 6, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Forty states will see water shortages in the next decade. By Elaine Povich / Stateline   VIA ALTERNET Photo...

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California’s Drought Could Upe...

May 5, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] AP by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS On April 1, California Governor Jerry Brown stood in a field in the Sierra Nevada...

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Farmers are watering your food...

May 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Nathanael Johnson GRIST A story in the Los Angeles Times raises disturbing questions about the practice...

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Is 2015 The Year Soil Becomes ...

Apr 29, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling  CLIMATE PROGRESS Environmental groups want to make soil a red hot climate change issue. CREDIT:...

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Well Drilling Has Deep Impact ...

Apr 27, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     A farmer and his sons struggle through a dust storm in...

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California’s drought isn’t doo...

Apr 27, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Low water at Folsom Reservoir    Robert Couse-Baker By Nathanael Johnson GRIST As California parches, people in the state...

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How to Save Water, the Califor...

Apr 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]  The Dirt Contributor For the past century, much of California has relied on an inherently fragile and unreliable...

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GMO Mosquitoes May Be Released...

Apr 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Biotech firm Oxitec have given no evidence to support claim that the modified insects will reduce dengue fever. By...

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Our crazy farm subsidies, expl...

Apr 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Amelia Urry   GRIST Nearly every industrialized nation on Earth subsidizes agriculture to some extent. It’s a way to...

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How can we stop farmer suicide...

Apr 16, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Grist / Grant Wood By Madeleine Thomas  GRIST Trigger warning: This piece discusses suicide, depression, and suicide’s...

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GARDENING FOR ALL

Apr 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] « Bringing Nature to the Neighborhood THE DIRT  by Jared Green Backyard, community, and therapeutic gardens are becoming...

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Investors Chip In as Renewable...

Apr 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Power towers at a solar electricity facility in...

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America has fewer and larger f...

Apr 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]  <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/x7TkEM19GzE”...

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Forests Can Soak Up a Third of...

Apr 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network     Logging is a major factor in the serious loss of forest cover in...

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Making almonds the drought’s s...

Apr 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Almonds have become the poster-nut for human wastefulness in California’s...

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The California Water Crisis Is...

Apr 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Larry’s List  TRUTHDIG There’s something that everyone, including The New York Times, is getting wrong about the...

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‘Water Man of India’ Makes Riv...

Apr 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG By Pramila Krishnan, Climate News Networ     Rajendra Singh believes conservation is vital to combat future...

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After Cesar Chavez: The fight ...

Apr 6, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] U.S. National Archives and Records Administration By Brentin Mock The irony of nonviolent resistance is that it needs...

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CALIFORNIA DREAM MEETS REALITY

Apr 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Homes in Rancho Mirage, Calif., in the Coachella Valley. Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered a 25 percent statewide reduction...

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