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Climate Change Threatens Quechua and Their Crops in Peru's Andes
Environment  (tags: agriculture, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

Cal
- 58 days ago - ipsnews.net
As temperatures rise, plant pests and diseases are increasing, such as the Andean potato weevil or potato late blight
Loss of Rainforests Is Double Whammy Threat to Climate
Environment  (tags: RANFOREST DESTRUTCTON, CLIMATE CHANGE, agriculture, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 71 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New research spells out the devastating impacts that complete destruction of tropical forests would have on global temperatures, weather patterns and agriculture.
Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 73 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
Climate Change Creates New Geography of Food
Environment  (tags: climate-change, nature, agriculture, world, wildlife, protection, environment, climatechange, globalwarming, destruction, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 77 days ago - ipsnews.net
The magnitude of the climate changes brought about by global warming and the alterations in rainfall patterns are modifying the geography of food production in the tropics, warned participants at the climate summit in the Peruvian capital.
OP-ED: We Can Feed the World Without Chopping Down More Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, protection, habitat, forests, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, world )

Cal
- 84 days ago - grist.org
Maybe this is obvious, but expanding our agricultural footprint to feed the growing population -- cutting down forests, plowing prairies -- is a really bad idea.
Disappearing Oasis: Northeastern India Losing Forests as People Move in -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, India, agriculture, agriculture and food, ecosystems, environment, destruction, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 103 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Global Forest Watch (GFW) shows that India as a whole lost about 842,200 hectares of forest between 2001 and 2012. Of this, about 548,440 hectares was lost from northeast India alone. -
Feeding the Planet While Saving Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, government, green, forests, nature, humans, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 160 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
How Weeds Could Help Feed Billions in a Warming World
Environment  (tags: agriculture, global warming, climate change, resistent crops, world, pollution, radia-active, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 268 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Scientists in the U.S. and elsewhere are conducting intensive experiments to cross hardy weeds with food crops such as rice and wheat. Their goal is to make these staples more resilient as higher temperatures, drought, and elevated CO2 levels pose new thr
TAKE ACTION NOW! Monsanto: Don't Sue the State of Vermont.
Environment  (tags: GMO Foods, labeling, Vermont, Monsanto, politics, greeed, usa, agriculture, health, environment )

Cal
- 271 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Vermont is set to make history by becoming the first state in the country to require genetically modified (GMO) food to be labeled. But Monsanto, the world's largest GMO producer, is gearing up to sue the state.
Will Increased Food Production Devour Tropical Forest Lands?
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, agriculture, deforestation, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 324 days ago - e360.yale.edu
As global population soars, efforts to boost food production will inevitably be focused on the world's tropical regions. Can this agricultural transformation be achieved without destroying the remaining tropical forests of Africa, South America, and Asia?
World Water Day: Getting More Crop Per Drop During An Epic Drought
Environment  (tags: wter, water use, water, nature, agriculture, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 344 days ago - alternet.org
America's breadbasket is facing its worst drought since records began and must rethink irrigation and crop production to help conserve water.
How a False Solution to Climate Change Is Damaging the Natural World
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, ecosystems, agriculture, soil degradation, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, government, green )

Cal
- 351 days ago - theguardian.com
In growing maize for biogas, the crop that does most damage to the soil is being specifically exempted from the rules
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

Angelika
- 370 days ago - ecowatch.com
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
Pesticides Killed Bees in Minnesota , Analysis Shows
Environment  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 508 days ago - mndaily.com
An investigation revealed pesticides are to blame for local bee deaths
Large-Scale Opposition Among Borneo Villagers to Deforestation
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests, world, animals )

Cal
- 538 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nearly two-thirds of villagers surveyed across rainforests in Indonesian and Malaysian Borneo are against large-scale deforestation due to the adverse impacts on livelihoods and the environment, finds a comprehensive new study
 

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