We can feed the world without ...

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[Translate] Tomas Munita / Center for International Forestry Research By Nathanael Johnson GRIST Maybe this is obvious, but expanding...

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Sick, Poisoned and Hungry: The...

Dec 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Caledonia Spirits is a craft distillery nestled in the sparsely populated northeastern corner of Vermont. The...

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Ecology as Architecture by Sus...

Dec 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Architects tackling the unseen will shape the future of their profession. Avinash Rajagopal BQ Green A proposal to put...

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On Smaller Farms, Including Or...

Dec 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Agriculture Photo On the Farmhack.net website, enterprising farmers share tools and innovations.Credit I spent yesterday...

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Green Revolution Trebles Human...

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[Translate] By Tim Radford, Climate News Network     Harvesting maize and sunflower seeds on vast plains in China. Photo by...

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Your double cheeseburger is ru...

Nov 16, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] SteFou! By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST 1 David Tilman saw the assertion repeated over and over: A healthier diet is also...

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Diet’s Effects on Emissions Gi...

Nov 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     The cheeseburger and milk shake staples of a Western...

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“The GMO Deception”...

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[Translate] Democracy Now! / By Amy Goodman This election could turn the tide. November 3, 2014  | Colorado and Oregon could soon...

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Salt’s Poisonous Effect Is a G...

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[Translate] By Tim Radford, Climate News Network     A ship left high and dry in what once was part of the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan....

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At Least One California Town I...

Oct 27, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Environment   AlterNet / By Cliff Weathers A poor, rural community in Calfornia’s agricultural belt has run out...

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Instead of trying to feed the ...

Oct 26, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock Hungry, hungry humans By Nathanael Johnson   grist Every expert on the global food supply that I’ve talked...

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Applying Compost To Soil Can H...

Oct 22, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine  CLIMATE PROGRESS People stroll past a pile of organic products at Grow Compost of Vermont, Tuesday,...

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Climate Renews Famine Risk to ...

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[Translate] Posted on Oct 20, 2014 By Alex Kirby, Climate News Network  TRUTHDIG     Lack of water is a real concern for people in...

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Save the climate, pay a farmer

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[Translate] Robert Couse-Baker By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST   If you just pay attention to the headlines — politicians squabble as we...

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Monsanto’s Roundup Linke...

Oct 14, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] This herbicide has become the foundation for an entirely novel approach to farming – biotech agriculture –...

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Pesticide use by farmers linke...

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[Translate] Ginnie Peters Matt Peters, a fourth-generation farmer in Dallas County, Iowa, took his own life in May 2011. The Peters...

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Should big business get out of...

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[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock Hungry, hungry humans By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Let’s pretend we are the members of a committee...

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This Amish paradise goes beyon...

Oct 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Bob Jagendorf By Liz Core  GRIST Amish farmers could teach us a thing or two about agriculture. Lesson No. 1: You can...

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Going vegetarian can cut your ...

Oct 4, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock The thin edge of the veg By John Upton   GRIST The agricultural industry is a heavy global warmer,...

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In the cities of the future, s...

Oct 4, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] MGA By Liz Core  GRIST If you live in a city, it’s high time to start making room, people. World population is over 7...

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Unchecked Warming To Dust-Bowl...

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[Translate] by Joe Romm    CLIMATE PROGRESS The unprecedented drought in California will become commonplace for the Southwest,...

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California just entered its fo...

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[Translate] The 2014 water year was California’s driest since 1977 VIDEO Lindsay Abrams SALON.COM   California just...

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Across the US, Cities Struggle...

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[Translate] by Sena Christian –  EARTH ISLAND JOURNAL Widespread interest in urban agriculture is forcing local authorities to...

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Can You Guess How Many Gallons...

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[Translate]       According to Mother Jones, avocados and almonds are pretty much guilty pleasures when you think about how much...

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The Book of Trans-Genesis: Pro...

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[Translate]   By Roberto Rodriguez, Truthout | News Analysis REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM TRUTHOUT.ORG (Image: Placing seeds via...

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California May Heavily Restric...

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[Translate]  | By SCOTT SMITH  HUFFINGTON POST Posted: 09/25/2014 6:30 pm EDT Updated: 09/26/2014 8:59 am EDT FRESNO, Calif. (AP) —...

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California Burning Points to M...

Sep 28, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]     Razed alarm: Wildfire rages through part of California’s Yosemite National Park this month. Photo by PBJamesPhoto via...

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Researchers Are Using ‘Bee Doc...

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[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS A honey bee collects pollen from a flowering tree, Monday, April 12, 2010, in...

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Croplands Changed by Climate’s...

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[Translate]     Arid areas such as Patagonia have unexpectedly become wetter rather than drier. Photo by Rolf Hengel via Wikimedia...

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To Reverse Global Warming, We ...

Sep 25, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Organic Consumers Association / By Ronnie Cummins Our life-or-death task is to move several hundred billion tons of...

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