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DNA Of Ancient Lost Barley Could Help Modern Crops Cope With Water Stress
Environment  (tags: Envionment, DNA, Barley, grains, farming, climate-change, Sustainabililty )

- 2263 days ago -
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--
We Need Food and Farming Regulation NOW!
Environment  (tags: industrial, agriculture, animals, fda, factory, farming, birds, environment, ecosystems, habitat, destruction, nature, humans, pollution, oceans, methane, CO2, water, wells, fertilizer, poison, cancer, pesticides )

- 2330 days ago -
Taxpayers want government to enforce regulations and create rules to limit excess and greed in banking, insurance, housing, and on Wall Street. Let's not forget to regulate industrial agriculture. It is one of our most polluting and dangerous industries.
Sign Petition: Tell The EPA That Animal Agriculture Produces More Greenouse Gases Than Automobiles
Environment  (tags: climate, change, global, warming, environment, ecosystems, CO2emissions, habitat, protection, pollution, humans, wildlife, nature, livestock, factory, farming, food, methane, cattle, pigs, sheep, EPA, agriculture, health )

- 2334 days ago -
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to issue its findings on climate change. Focusing on the role automobiles play in producing greenhouse gases, the agency, however, ignores the fact that animal agriculture is one of the biggest culprits!
Sign Petition: Stop Inhumane, Disease Causing Animal Farming
Environment  (tags: animals, suffering, cruelty, death, environment, humans, health, safety, risks, disease, food, illness, money, corruption, business, dishonesty, factory, farming, pig, cow, chicken, fish, water, pollution, meat, steroids, antibiotics, global, warming )

- 2340 days ago -
We are all affected by the pollution from these farms that runs into our waters causing dead zones with no oxygen resulting in dead fish and fish with sores. The waste from these pig, chicken, cow and fish farms are highly toxic and infiltrate our water.
Sign Petition: Protect Our Oceans, Coastal Communities and Consumers
Environment  (tags: environment, ocean, fish, farming, Bush, NOAA, gulf of mexico, seafood, aquaculture, congress, nature, protection, habitat, humans, ecosystems, conservation, health, risks, humans, food, habitat, pollution, wildlife )

- 2340 days ago -
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council approved a devastating plan to permit industrial ocean fish farms in U.S. waters. Advertised as a blueprint for ocean waters nationwide, it's now headed to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
New England's Sugar Country Confronts a Bitter Future as the Climate Warms
Environment  (tags: weather, environment, farming, climate-change, ecosystems, globalwarming )

- 2372 days ago -
All farming depends on the weather, but few foods are more dependent on a specific climate than maple syrup. After all, for the sugar maple's sap to run at all requires cooperative weather -- freezing nights followed by warmer days.
Petition: Stop Project Pascau Lama- Destroying Glaciers & Land, Peoples Farms, Water for DIRTY GOLD & PROFITS
Environment  (tags: environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, ecosystems, business, ethics, farming, farms, water, destruction )

- 2396 days ago -
Huge deposits of gold, silver and other minerals have been found under the glaciers. To reach them will be necessary to break and destroy the glaciers -something never conceived in the history of the world-and make 2 huge holes, each as big as a mount
Sign Petition: Farm for Health, Energy Independence and the Environment
Environment  (tags: environment, farming, oil, globalwarming, nature, ecosystems, CO2emissions, pollution, conservation, climate )

- 2410 days ago -
Tell Congress: Support localized farming rather than food manufacturing giants, so that we may reduce (foreign) oil consumption and pollution caused by shipping, help solve global warming and provide food for a healthier America.
A Town and a Boy Keep a Farm Afloat
Environment  (tags: farming, GoodNews, Video )

- 2965 days ago -
This year a 107 year old farm in Westport, Massachusetts was acquired by the town's youngest farmer with help from the community. Andrew Orr 18 years old is running the preserved farm with support from his neighbors.
Take Action Now to Save the Baltic Sea! The Baltic Sea Is in Serious Trouble!!
Environment  (tags: farming, algal bloom, ecosystems, threatened )

- 2991 days ago -
Each year over 1 million tonnes of nutrients leak into the waters of the Baltic Sea, causing environmental damage to one of the world's most threatened marine ecosystems.
Meadow Birds in Precipitous Decline, Audubon Says
Environment  (tags: birds habitat, Audobon Society, farming, development, global warmingwildlife )

- 3033 days ago -
Spreading suburbs and large-scale farming are contributing to a precipitous decline in once common meadow birds like the Northern bobwhite, the Eastern meadowlark, the loggerhead shrike and the field sparrow, a report released yesterday by the Audubon Soc
Organic Gardening Reduces Environmental Impact
Environment  (tags: organic, farming )

- 3102 days ago -
You may not think that rototilling your garden or buying a bag of chemical fertilizer will affect global warming, but it does.
Sustainable Farming Boosts World's Poorest Farmers, Study Says
Environment  (tags: farming, Good News )

- 3159 days ago -
A new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology indicates that low-income farmers in developing nations who adopt sustainable organic farming practices increase crop yields by an average of 79%.

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