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

- 1435 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 )

- 1447 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 )

- 1483 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 )

- 1520 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
U.S. Drought Exposes "Hydro-Illogical" Water Management
Environment  (tags: drought, United States, water management, agriculture, disaster, farmers, environment, destruction )

- 1650 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 )

- 1667 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 )

- 1716 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 )

- 1739 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 )

- 1767 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 )

- 1832 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 )

- 1885 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 )

- 1887 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 )

- 1890 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 )

- 1904 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...
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climate, ecosystems, technology, agriculture, climate change and agriculture, destruction, environment, weather, globalwarming, humans, habitat )

- 1907 days ago -
In African pastoralist communities, mobile phones are crucial for alerting communities to droughts and reducing food insecurity.

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