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Farmers Can Achieve High Yields While Lowering Environmental Footprint
Environment  (tags: farming, agriculture, lowering footprints, ecosystems, sustainabililty, water, science )

Nancy
- 296 days ago - foodtank.com
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 )

Nancy
- 322 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...
By Writing "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson Challenges Government, Modern Farming and the Chemical Industry   video
Environment  (tags: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Pesticides, Insecticides, Farming, Spraying, Polio, animals, environment, green, healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 648 days ago - youtube.com
1962 - disturbed by the profligate use of synthetic pesticides after World War II, and threatened by breast cancer,, Rachel Carson warned the public about the long term effects pesticides before her voice was silenced forever...
Weak Laws and Capitalist Economy Deplete Kenya's Natural Wealth
Environment  (tags: world, ecosystems, destruction, environment, farming, Kenya )

Cal
- 790 days ago - ipsnews.net
Market forces have overlooked the importance of sustainable management of natural resources. Due to the current craze to develop real estate, wetlands in areas in Nairobi County, parts of Kiambu County and indeed in many other parts of the country have be
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

Angelika
- 851 days ago - ecowatch.com
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
Growing Insects: Farmers Can Help to Bring Back Pollinators
Environment  (tags: farming, insects, ecosystems, environment, conservation, green, GoodNews, wildlife )

Cal
- 870 days ago - e360.yale.edu
With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects.
Punt Now, Pay Later: Why Congress Should Pass the Farm Bill Now
Environment  (tags: climate-change, farming, destruction, environment, ecosystems, protection, politics, healthconditions, nature, humans, government, weather )

Carrie
- 1371 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
To some, farmers and conservationists may seem like unlikely allies. But last week, hundreds of representatives from farm and conservation organizations rallied together on Capitol Hill.
Rain or Shine, Climate Change Pushes Farmers to the Brink
Environment  (tags: climatechange, ecosystems, crops, farming, globalwarming, environment, nature, greenhousegases, food )

Nancy
- 1400 days ago - pbs.org
With the help of the Public Insight Network and Harvest Public Media, we reached out to farmers to ask them how their businesses have been affected by changes in their local climates. Here are a few of the answers we received, which have been edited for~
The Next Dust Bowl
Environment  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, greenhousegases, Farming, abitatdestruction, healthconditions, habitat, politics, pollution, research, science, water, trees )

Kit
- 1485 days ago - thinkprogress.org
I do not believe that most Americans -- and that includes most policymakers and the media -- understand the convergence of the recent scientific literature on the extreme threat posed directly to this country of Dust-Bowlification.
Organic V. Conventional. Is That Really The Question
Environment  (tags: organic, farming )

Lovechild
- 1510 days ago - fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com
Conventional agriculture is not an option for the 21st century, loaded as it is with intolerable costs to our children's health, our soil, water, biodiversity and even ecosystem function.
Demand USDA NOT Approve Dow's 2,4-D-Resistant GE Corn ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, protection, habitat, farming, organics )

Cher
- 1630 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
the public has until only February 27 to stop this attack on our environment and organic farming
Roundup Herbicide Research Shows Plant, Soil Problems
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, glyphosate, habitat destruction, farming, food, crops, pollution, Roundup, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1777 days ago - reuters.com
The heavy use of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide appears to be causing harmful changes in soil and potentially hindering yields of the genetically modified crops that farmers are cultivating, a government scientist said on Friday.
GM Crops Facing Meltdown in the US
Environment  (tags: environment, farming, food, GMO, organic, pesticides, Sustainabililty )

Julie
- 2137 days ago - permaculture.org.au
Major GM crops are ravaged by super weeds and secondary pests in the heartland of GMOs, as farmers fight a losing battle. A fundamental shift to organic farming practices may be the only salvation. Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-cka5s4AqE
Can Farming Sea Life Save the Sea?
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, sea life, farming, Aquaculture )

Cher
- 2246 days ago - environment.change.org
Aquaculture's got a bad rap and there are good reasons why. Many were voiced on Tuesday in Honolulu during a "listening session" held by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The meeting was part of a two week public comment
DNA Of Ancient Lost Barley Could Help Modern Crops Cope With Water Stress
Environment  (tags: Envionment, DNA, Barley, grains, farming, climate-change, Sustainabililty )

Dee
- 2526 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (July 24, 2009)- Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered significant DNA information from a lost form of ancient barley that triumphed for over 3000 years seeing off: 5 changes in civilization, water shortages and a--
 

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