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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 )

- 15 days ago -
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 )

- 33 days ago -
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 )

- 33 days ago -
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 )

- 59 days ago -
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 )

- 61 days ago -
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 )

- 170 days ago -
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 )

- 196 days ago -
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 )

- 196 days ago -
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 )

- 198 days ago -
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 )

- 202 days ago -
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 )

- 276 days ago -
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 )

- 288 days ago -
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 )

- 291 days ago -
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 )

- 295 days ago -
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 )

- 302 days ago -
Maybe this is obvious, but expanding our agricultural footprint to feed the growing population -- cutting down forests, plowing prairies -- is a really bad idea.

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