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This Hidden Arctic Chamber Could Be All That Stands Between Human Civilization and Extinction
World  (tags: food, seeds, preservation, crops )

Freya
- 467 days ago - alternet.org
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault opened nearly a decade ago after a year of construction. The vault protects food crops in case of an emergency of cataclysmic proportions.
'No One Thinks of Us' - Gazans Speak to RT After Israel Destroys 400 Acres of Crops
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, humans, ethics, freedoms, conflict, middle-east, Gaza, Israel, destroy, acres, crops, no-go zone, IDF )

Darren
- 1017 days ago - sott.net
More than 400 acres of crops have been destroyed by the IDF near the fence surrounding Gaza, in a lethal no-go zone maintained unilaterally by Israel on the Palestinian side of the border. They say they sprayed pesticides to enable a security operation.
The Russians Prove Small Scale Organic CAN Feed the World - See More at: Http://Naturalsociety.Com/Russ ians-Prove-Small-Scale-or
World  (tags: agriculture, farming, food, organic, farms, crops )

Freya
- 1383 days ago - naturalsociety.com
A recent report from Agro-ecology and the Right to Food says that organic and sustainable small-scale farming could double food production in the parts of the world where hunger is the biggest issue.
Agricultural Patterns From Above
World  (tags: Netherlands, flowers, crops, USA, Israel, Uganda, Germany, Bali, Franceworld )

Nancy
- 1672 days ago - local.msn.com
Global aerial views. Photo editing by Connie Ricca
Rising Onion Prices Bring Tear to Indian Eyes
World  (tags: Onions, India, Rising Prices, Delhi, Farmers, Crops )

Anna
- 2858 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Not many years ago, the BJP government in Delhi lost the elections because of rising onion prices. The party never managed to come back to power since then. The onion is back again to haunt the Congress government in Delhi.
India Facing Crop Shortage as Pollinators Disappear
World  (tags: India, Crops, Pollinators, Colony Collapse Disorder, food, honey bees )

Anna
- 2941 days ago - news.discovery.com
When Colony Collapse Disorder swept through American and European bee populations in 2007, the western world was alerted to a startling fact: a huge portion of our food supply rests on the industrious pollinating habits of honey bees.
Growing Demand: 50,000 Watermelon Seedlings Planted a Day at NT Farm - Australia
World  (tags: australia, nt, northern territory, water melons, farmers, crops, queensland )

Chrissy
- 3490 days ago - abc.net.au
While melon growers in some parts of Queensland battle irrigation cutbacks and drought, Northern Territory melon growers are significantly increasing seed planting this month to take advantage of growing demand for the succulent fruit. Like many melon
Southern Africa: Food Insecurity Looms As Floods Swallow Crops
World  (tags: world, africa, food, crops, nature, floods, rain, environment, climate, humans, suffering, endangered )

Tom
- 3496 days ago - allafrica.com
Johannesburg -- As the water level in the upper Zambezi River continues to climb past its highest levels ever, destroying crops and road networks, disaster officials in Namibia and Zambia have warned that food security could worsen.
Rediscovering the Forgotten Crops - World
World  (tags: world, crops, rare, forgotten, millet, un, food )

Chrissy
- 3896 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Over the last century about 75% of the world's crop varieties have been lost, data from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) suggests. UN researchers say that we now rely on just three crops: wheat, rice and maize.
   

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