Temple Grandin digs in on the ...

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[Translate] Red Maxwell By Nathanael Johnson Temple Grandin, an animal scientist who teaches at Colorado State University, works to...

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WELCOME TO FAIRMEAD, CA., WHER...

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[Translate] For some Californians the drought means brown lawns. For others, it means nothing to drink. By Sasha Abramsky  THE NATION...

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WILL THE WORST BIRD FLU OUTBRE...

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[Translate] The outbreak has required that farmers resort to fire-extinguisher foam to kill off infected flocks. Can commercial farms...

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A BOLD PLAN FOR SAVING POLLINA...

Jun 27, 2015 by

[Translate] THE DIRT   by Jared Green “We need solutions to the bee crisis,” said Laurie Davies Adams, head of the Pollinator...

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CALIFORNIA IS SINKING FASTER T...

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[Translate] Shutterstock By Nathan Halverson  GRIST This story was originally published by Reveal from the Center for Investigative...

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IT’S TIME TO WEAN OURSEL...

May 30, 2015 by

[Translate] George Monbiot   THE GUARDIAN Children’s tales bear no resemblance to the cruelty of most modern farms, yet this image...

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Congressional Republicans are ...

May 28, 2015 by

[Translate] “The only people with reason to oppose the rule are polluters who knowingly threaten our clean water” Lindsay...

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5 ways to tackle the mess that...

May 27, 2015 by

[Translate] Jack Wolf Hive five By Nathanael Johnson GRIST The news about bees’ woes has been circulating for so long that you may...

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Tree-Based Farming Could Deliv...

May 9, 2015 by

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

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Esther the Wonder Pig is wondr...

May 4, 2015 by

[Translate] SALON.COM During 10 years as a pig farmer I came to know pigs as well as I know my own dog. That’s why I quit Bob...

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How can we stop farmer suicide...

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

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Seed Libraries Are Sprouting U...

Mar 18, 2015 by

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

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vertical harvest urban farm by...

Mar 7, 2015 by

[Translate] vertical harvest urban farm by e/ye design under construction all images courtesy of e/ye design      ...

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CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTS EUROPEA...

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[Translate]   By Tim Raford, Climate News Network     Ears of winter barley ripening in a field in Belgium. (raul.dupagne via...

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WHY ESSENTIAL OILS COULD CHANG...

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[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock By Madeleine Thomas   GRIST Remember the tiny vial of lavender essential oil that you dropped $35 on...

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10 Tips on Raising Backyard Ch...

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[Translate] Maintaining a coop has challenges that you might not be aware of. By Cole Mellino / EcoWatch   VIA ALTERNET Photo Credit:...

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2014 was stuffed with good foo...

Dec 28, 2014 by

[Translate] Adelina W By Nathanael Johnson  GRIST The food movement has done a great job winning the hearts and minds of eaters, but...

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What’s in a name? These farmer...

Dec 26, 2014 by

[Translate] By Lori Rotenberk   GRIST In the wake of World War II, young veteran Cleo Fitterling returned home, wondering how he was...

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An Insurance Policy for Climat...

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[Translate] by Richard Schiffman   Moyers & Co. This post first appeared at Truthout. By now, most Americans know that the...

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10 Ways to Support the Next Ge...

Dec 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Prospective farmers face many challenges when starting out on their own: financial capital and land availability are two...

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SPARK combines residential liv...

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[Translate]   dec 01, 2014 SPARK combines residential living with urban farming in singapore all images courtesy of SPARK...

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On Smaller Farms, Including Or...

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

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Local planning authorities nee...

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[Translate] | By Paul Finch   AJ ‘Untrammelled’ development can only happen where a local authority has no plan for accommodating...

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Dahr Jamail | Climate Disrupti...

Nov 26, 2014 by

[Translate] DAHR JAMAIL – TRUTHOUT (Image: Coal power, hide face via Shutterstock) “The impact of industrially packaged...

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Urban Pioneers Create Organic ...

Nov 21, 2014 by

[Translate] With 100 tons of soil on top of a five-story car auction hall in central Copenhagen, the community-based ØsterGro project...

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Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local...

Nov 13, 2014 by

[Translate] From kitchens that buy and sell locally grown food, to a waste co-op that will return compost to the land, new...

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GMOs Expose Dangerous Science ...

Oct 26, 2014 by

[Translate] The Republic of Awesome Donald Carr – HUFFINGTON POST A contentious issue in the upcoming Colorado and Oregon GMO...

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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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This Amish paradise goes beyon...

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[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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Why we really should care abou...

Sep 2, 2014 by

[Translate] Dai Luo Hungry, hungry humans By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Crystal-ball gazers looking for the future of food often start...

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