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It’s almost impossible for the average person with no science background to get good basic info about climate change (on TV or online). So, here’s some information that you can rely on.…
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Last year, all five of the first-year apprentices at Soil Born Farms’ headquarters near Sacramento, California were women. Another young woman, Elle Huftill-Balzer, was the boss of them all, the farm manager. “It [was] a total girl-power year around here,” says Janet Whalen Zeller, co-founder and co-director of Soil Born Farms Urban Agriculture and Education... Read More
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Sikkim could offer lessons to other states in encouraging farmers to take up organic farming, but getting them to stick to it is the real challenge.
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Everything is buddha, that is to say, awake. But we humans, and maybe we're not alone in this, though it feels like it, sing ourselves to sleep for the sake of the nonexistent past and future -- to prop up illusions of sl...
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In January, Arctic sea ice extent hit a new record average low for the month. Meanwhile, during the first days of February, both Arctic sea ice extent and area hit new daily record lows even as glo...
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Many urban dwellers have found that even in the smallest of spaces, you can create beauty through urban gardening. All you need is some creativity!
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But of course. Knowing this will not deter, as shoppers have learned they can push risk and depreciation from themselves onto the UPS driver and truck. In other words, we ALL greenwash.
A new study provides insight into the impacts of home shopping on vehicle operations and greenhouse gas emissions.
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"Denial is common among our kind of sapient apes and faith in the supernatural — angels, aliens, and economists — exposes our deeper fear of overdue reckonings." When a person you know dies, a part of you must go too, like ...
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Because Volkswagen has committed large-scale fraud with the software in diesel engines, nine million fraudulent cars, sold in Europe and the US from 2009 to 2015, have emitted a cumulative amount of 526 kilo tonnes of nitrogen oxides more than was legally allowed. The Volkswagen fraud has had an even larger environmental impact in Europe than in the US: more Volkswagens were sold and the population density is higher. Environmental scientists have...
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How Sikkim could offer lessons to other states in organic farming - The ...
economictimes.indiatimes.com

Sikkim could offer lessons to other states in encouraging farmers to take up organic farming, but getting them to stick to it is the real ch

Learn to Create a Polyculture Market Garden | Permaculture Magazine
www.permaculture.co.uk

The Balkan Ecology Project in Bulgaria are offering five people the opportunity to join their polyculture market garden research study.

Breaking Down the Broadfork
www.motherearthnews.com

Not all broadforks are created equal. Over the years, I’ve personally tried about 20 different models and I can tell you that design really

Bloomberg Business
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Bloomberg Business delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloom

How to Set up a Permaculture Farm in 9 Steps
permaculturepower.wordpress.com

permacultureapprentice.com writes... "Now that I have seven acres of countryside to steward, I’m feeling somewhat overwhelmed about where to

Global Restoration Network » Best Practices
www.globalrestorationnetwork.org

A Best Practice is the belief that there is a technique, method, process, activity, incentive or reward that is more effective at delivering

Small Farms Library - Journey to Forever
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Journey to Forever Online Library. Library contents. The Soil and Health An Agricultural Testament by Sir Albert Howard -- the works of Sir

Nepal's women of the Terai Arc become forest conservationists – in pictu...
www.theguardian.com

Communities in the Terai Arc in southern Nepal and northern India depend on the forests for food, water, shelter, firewood and income. Women

The EPA finally admitted that the world's most popular pesticide kills b...
www.motherjones.com

The agency says it may place new restrictions on the chemical by year's end.

Bushfire kills two in Australia’s south west; more towns evacuating | Ne...
newsdaily.com

By Morag MacKinnon. PERTH (Reuters) – Two people have been killed, at least one other remains unaccounted for and more than 121 buildings ha

Farming on Every Scale
www.motherearthnews.com

Did you know you can grow potatoes in an apartment? Here are some tips for farming no matter the size of your property.

Hold on
azenista.blogspot.com

I am accustomed to taking the world of cause and effect at "face" value, that is to say, much as an analysis of events using Occam's Razor w

Abrupt Climate Change Is About to Transform the Entire Global Humanitari...
www.reliefanalysis.com

“My message to the Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Community is that we are not in a steady state right now.” This is the pe

Scientific Method and The Better Angels of Our Nature
blogs.agu.org

If you spent several years at a large university with foreign students, or more than a few nights outside of North America (riding a tour bu

100 Views
risashome.blogspot.com

100 Views of Life at Stony Run Farm Photos from 1993 to 2015 in chronological order, showing the sweep and cycle of the seasons on a small e

Buddhist Global Relief
buddhistglobalrelief.org

Join us for a day of compassionate action, practice and friendship, providing basic needs for life. You can choose to participate by just jo

The 700 Year Old Weather Chart That Gives Me Butterflies
blogs.agu.org

A group of researchers (from over three dozen institutions!) has published a paper in SCIENCE ADVANCES that’s pretty amazing. They used tree