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

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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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Agribusiness Giant Adopts Hist...

Apr 2, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling  CLIMATE PROGRESS A soy field cuts into a forest in Brazil. CREDIT: Shutterstock On Tuesday, one of...

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Climate-Smart Success Stories

Mar 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Anders Larsson  Planet Forward, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University Do you think...

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California Water Wars: Another...

Mar 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Ellen Brown, The Web of Debt Blog | News Analysis In California’s epic drought, wars over water rights...

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Earth at Risk in New Epoch Rul...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Paul Brown, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     A nighttime image compiled from satellite data shows many...

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New Report Shows That The Most...

Mar 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Emily AtkinCLIMATE PROGRESS Spraying Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup could cause cancer, the World Health Organization...

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This Is What Humanity’s ...

Mar 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   A new photo book from conservation experts aims to shine a light on humanity’s impact on the planet and...

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To Solve California’s Water Cr...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Sonali Kolhatkar  TRUTHDIG   Irrigation water running along a dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. (AP /...

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Guerilla gardening: strategies...

Mar 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Abigail Doan,INHABITAT Regardless of whether you are an urban, suburban, or rural dweller, there is inevitably a patch...

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Seed Libraries Are Sprouting U...

Mar 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Amid government crackdown, seed libraries expand biodiversity and food access. By Christopher D. Cook /...

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Eat at Your Own Risk: Flawed F...

Mar 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]  By Alex James, Truthout | Op-Ed (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) For the past two decades, developers of genetically...

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Dahr Jamail | The “Mega-...

Mar 10, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Since 2011, destruction of the oceans has not only continued, but it has increased dramatically. (Photo: Dead Coral Reef...

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The GOP’s king corn problem

Mar 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Donald Carr GRIST Republican politics — especially the presidential primary — have become a contest of...

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Are shrooms the new pesticide?

Mar 5, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Endophytic fungi growing between tall fescue cells    Nick Hill Fungal fever By Nathanael Johnson Scientists in...

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ReFreshing a Community

Mar 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Related Content Hub: Explorers in America Jeff Schwartz, executive director of Broad Community Connections,and I sat in...

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BUYERS BEWARE: The 12 most pes...

Feb 27, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] If you’re going to buy organic, start with apples, peaches and nectarines Lindsay Abrams  SALON.COM Buyers beware:...

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