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World Water Day in the Middle East
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, water, world, agriculture, nature, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation )

Cal
- 804 days ago - enn.com
With the region getting drier 'at an alarming rate', what is there to celebrate this World Water Day?
Saving Forests By Stemming Agricultural Sprawl
Environment  (tags: deforestation, environment, destruction, agriculture, habitatdestruction, habitat, green, humans, world, protection, nature, government, ecosystems, trees, forests )

Cal
- 817 days ago - news.mongabay.com
According to the FAO, the expansion of the agricultural frontier is the main cause of deforestation, accounting for up to 90% of global deforestation each year.
The Conundrum of Food Waste
Environment  (tags: environment, humans, Food Waste, United Nations, Save Food program, Agriculture, Business, climate change, Emissions Reduction, fisheries, Fossil Fuels, Living, Food and Agriculture Organization, hunger )

Dee
- 852 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food -- about one third of all the food produced globally -- ends up wasted even as hundreds of millions of people go hungry. This week, two United Nations agencies opened a global campaign to address that conundrum, calling
In Midwest, Bringing Back Native Prairies Yard By Yard
Environment  (tags: green, environment, destruction, conservation, agriculture, habitat restoration, protection, habitat, protection, green, greenliving, sustainable, environment )

Cal
- 890 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Across the U.S. Midwest, homeowners are restoring their yards and former farmland to the native prairie that existed in pre-settlement days. The benefits can be substantial -- maintenance that uses less water and no fertilizer, and an ecosystem that suppor
EU Commission Proposals Fail to Fully Address Climate Damage of Biofuels
Environment  (tags: European Green Party, EGP, news, biofuel, energy, agriculture, climate change, food supply, food prices, EU commission )

Brian
- 947 days ago - europeangreens.eu
"With climate change having already added pressure on global food supply and food prices, the EU should not be further exacerbating these trends by promoting the use of agricultural land for fuel."
U.S. Drought Exposes "Hydro-Illogical" Water Management
Environment  (tags: drought, United States, water management, agriculture, disaster, farmers, environment, destruction )

Naoko
- 1019 days ago - ipsnews.net
The historic drought withering much of the United States this summer has revealed a need for strategies to better manage water supplies that could remain under sever pressure both this year and in the longer term.
Melting Glaciers May Worsen Northwest China's Water Woes
Environment  (tags: climate-change, humans, agriculture, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, government, climate, climatechange )

Cal
- 1036 days ago - e360.yale.edu
A team of international scientists is grappling with a problem facing the Tarim River basin and other mountainous regions -- how to secure water supplies as demands increase and glaciers melt
Monsanto Loses Agricultural Monopoly Stronghold
Environment  (tags: monsanto, ecosystems, healthconditions, nature, GMO, farms, agriculture, biochemical hijacking, plant diversity )

Deb
- 1086 days ago - news.gather.com
Global communities fight back to remove the agricultural monopoly Monsanto attempts to hold over farmers and plant diversity.
Keeping Our Daily Coffee: The Farmers in Peru Adapting to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, weather, agriculture, coffee production, world, nature, globalwarming, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 1108 days ago - theecologist.org
Shade-grown, hand picked coffee is one of Peru's biggest exports, but the country's smallholder farmers face sustained crop losses from extreme weathe
CLIMATE CHANGE: Sea Level Rise Threatens Mekong Rice
Environment  (tags: world, habitat, habitatdestruction, agriculture, ecosystems, environment, destruction, climate-change, climate, globalwarming, green, protection )

Cal
- 1137 days ago - ipsnews.net
With Vietnam's fertile Mekong delta threatened by rising sea levels and salt water ingress, the country's future as a major rice exporter depends critically on research underway in the Philippines
Valentine's Day Destroyed By Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, chocolate, agriculture, climate-change, climate, climatechange )

Cal
- 1202 days ago - latimes.com
A new mini-report from the environmental group Climate Nexus points out that climate change is poised to wreck Valentine's Day, or at least change it significantly, by threatening chocolate production.
Texas Loses Half a Billion Trees to Epic Drought
Environment  (tags: trees, drought, agriculture, climate, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, forests, conservation )

Cal
- 1254 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A punishing drought in Texas has not only damaged crops, killed cattle, and led to widespread fires, but has also killed off a significant portion of the state's trees: between 100 and 500 million trees have perished to drought stress according to prelim
UK---Fertiliser Pollution Lives on in the River Thames
Environment  (tags: pollution, environment, UK, agriculture, runoff, water, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, conservation, humans, world )

Cal
- 1256 days ago - planetearth.nerc.ac.uk
The rapid rise in intensive agriculture since the Second World War together with the use of fertilisers has led to severe nitrate pollution in the River Thames, report scientists.
Can 'Climate-Smart' Agriculture Help Both Africa and the Planet?
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, agriculture, land use, pollution, humans, nature, habitat, habitatdestruction, world, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming )

Cal
- 1260 days ago - e360.yale.edu
One idea promoted at the Durban talks was "climate-smart agriculture," which could make crops less vulnerable to heat and drought and turn depleted soils into carbon sinks.
Reforming Industrial Agriculture ACTION
Environment  (tags: agriculture, mega farms, pollution, livestock )

Nancy
- 1274 days ago - pewenvironment.org
Across the country, water and air pollution from industrial livestock operations have compromised the health of communities and the surrounding environment. Huge volumes of manure are commonly stored in open lagoons and applied to nearby land without...

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