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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
- 257 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
Regeneration: Global Transformation in Catastrophic Times
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, human survival, regeneration, farming, agriculture, environment, wildlife )

Nancy
- 27 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...
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
- 287 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. -
Cattle Farming, A Wretched Environmental Legacy
Environment  (tags: agriculture, environment, destruction, cattle farming, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

Cal
- 28 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.
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
- 344 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Commercial agriculture drives 71 percent of deforestation worldwide
Climate Change Creates New Geography of Food
Environment  (tags: climate-change, nature, agriculture, world, wildlife, protection, environment, climatechange, globalwarming, destruction, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 261 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.
Loss of Rainforests Is Double Whammy Threat to Climate
Environment  (tags: RANFOREST DESTRUTCTON, CLIMATE CHANGE, agriculture, world, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 255 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.
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
- 242 days ago - ipsnews.net
As temperatures rise, plant pests and diseases are increasing, such as the Andean potato weevil or potato late blight
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
- 268 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.
Species Loss Linked to Unstable Production of Grassland Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, destruction, ecosystems, flora, fauna, overdevelopment, agriculture, environment, protection )

Cal
- 137 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.
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
- 168 days ago - sierraclub.org
Humans will miss more than the honey if bee die-offs continue
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
- 164 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Monsanto wants to introduce its genetically engineered food crops, starting with its pesticide-resistant corn, despite facing local opposition.
To Solve California's Water Crisis, We Must Change the Nation's Food System
Environment  (tags: agriculture, california, chinatown, conservation, drought, food, water )

Judy
- 165 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
- 164 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.
   

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