START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


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

- 838 days ago -
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 )

- 850 days ago -
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 )

- 886 days ago -
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 )

- 923 days ago -
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 )

- 981 days ago -
"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 )

- 1053 days ago -
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 )

- 1070 days ago -
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 )

- 1119 days ago -
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 )

- 1142 days ago -
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 )

- 1171 days ago -
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 )

- 1235 days ago -
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 )

- 1288 days ago -
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 )

- 1290 days ago -
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 )

- 1293 days ago -
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 )

- 1307 days ago -
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...

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Environment

Most Active Stories Today in Environment tagged with agriculture

top story finders in Environment

1. Natasha Salgado 65 popular stories

2. AniMae Chi 65 popular stories

3. Carole K. 64 popular stories

4. Ljiljana Milic 58 popular stories

5. Laura H. 56 popular stories

6. Debbie Williamson 54 popular stories

7. Anne Montarou 52 popular stories

8. Dalia H. 51 popular stories

9. elaine c. 41 popular stories

10. CherAway C. 38 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!