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Australia: Deforestation Ramps Up in Queensland
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, environment, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, forests, wildlife, world, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 205 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Queensland is home to lush tropical forests, unique wildlife, and rivers that feed into the largest reef system in the world. Researchers write that QueenslandâEUR(TM)s wilderness is under increasing strain, with data showing a big ramp-up in deforestation
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Industrial Dairy Farms From Polluting New YorkâEUR(TM)s Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: agriculture, cow manure, water supplies, manure, regulations, NY State, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, pollution )

Cal
- 235 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
New York is the countryâEUR(TM)s fourth-largest milk-producing state, with more than 600,000 dairy cowsâEUR"each of which produces over 100 pounds of waste per day. This is a staggering amount of manure which must be effectively dealt with
TAKE ACTION: Create Government Grants for Beekeepers in New York
Environment  (tags: ccd, food, bee keeping, New York, agriculture )

Dogan
- 271 days ago - change.org
The cost of food, the survival of the New York agricultural community, and so much more rest on the backs of these small, yet important creatures. Support beekeepers willing to take on the fight against CCD.
Simply Breathing the Air Kills 3.3 Million People Every Year
Environment  (tags: air pollution, toxins, particles, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, US, mega-cities, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, domestic fuels, agriculture )

Evelyn
- 373 days ago - motherjones.com
Air pollution kills 3.3 million people per year. And that number could double by 2050 if nothing is done to clean up the dangerous levels tiny particles, toxins, and ozone that blanket many countries, especially in Asia
The World Lost Enough Trees Last Year to Fill North Dakota
Environment  (tags: deforestation, agriculture, palm oil, destruction, climate-change, environment, ecosystems, protection, world, trees, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 391 days ago - globalpost.com
New satellite data reveals a rapid loss of tropical forests in Cambodia, parts of west Africa and Madagascar, and the Gran Chaco region of South America, analysts said Wednesday.
Farmers Can Achieve High Yields While Lowering Environmental Footprint
Environment  (tags: farming, agriculture, lowering footprints, ecosystems, sustainabililty, water, science )

Nancy
- 391 days ago - foodtank.com
Ecological intensification of agriculture allows farmers to achieve high yields from limited land without degrading the natural environment.
Regeneration: Global Transformation in Catastrophic Times
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, human survival, regeneration, farming, agriculture, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 417 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Given that the degenerate GMO, factory farm and industrial food and farming system as a whole (production, chemical crop inputs, processing, transportation, waste, emissions, deforestation, biofuel/ethanol production) is the number one cause of...
Cattle Farming, A Wretched Environmental Legacy
Environment  (tags: agriculture, environment, destruction, cattle farming, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

Cal
- 419 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Pope Francis' recent encyclical on the climate had a major blind spot: cattle farming and meat consumption. Nowhere is the damage more evident than his native Latin America.
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

Cal
- 528 days ago - enn.com
Losing plant species is directly linked to long-term declines in the stable productivity of grasslands, a new study has shown.
To Solve California's Water Crisis, We Must Change the Nation's Food System
Environment  (tags: agriculture, california, chinatown, conservation, drought, food, water )

Judy
- 555 days ago - globalpossibilities.org
What changes are needed in the system? What can we, as individuals do?
Humankind Threatened By A Fatal Lack of Water, Scientists Warn
Environment  (tags: water, water shortage, agriculture, industry, urbanization, climate change, pollution, waste disposal, humankind, environment, threats )

Sylvie
- 555 days ago - novinky.cz
A recent UN's report warns that within a decade billions of people in tens of countries will be faced with water scarcity.
TAKE ACTION NOW! India's Farmers Are at Risk From Monsanto.
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Monsanto, India, agriculture, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 556 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Monsanto wants to introduce its genetically engineered food crops, starting with its pesticide-resistant corn, despite facing local opposition.
How Honey Bees Can Alleviate World Hunger
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, ecosystems, honeybees, food, die-offs, agriculture, survival, healthconditions, humans, protection, wildlife, water )

Cal
- 560 days ago - sierraclub.org
Humans will miss more than the honey if bee die-offs continue
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
- 634 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
- 646 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.
 

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