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Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Apr 25 2019 10:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Deforestation: Tropical tree losses persist at high levels 25.4.2019 BBC: Science
Forests in tropical regions are disappearing at the rate of 30 football fields a minute, say researchers.
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Australian election: The 'unlikely' group calling for climate action 24.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
A decade ago few Australian farmers believed in climate change, but extreme weather is changing that.
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New Report Shows How World Bank Enables Corporate Land Grabs 24.4.2019 Truthout.com
A new report underscores the need for public institutions focused on regenerative development, not agribusiness.

The post New Report Shows How World Bank Enables Corporate Land Grabs appeared first on Truthout.

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Critics Say State “Highjacked” Isle de Jean Charles Tribe’s Resettlement Plan 24.4.2019 Truthout.com
Isle de Jean Charles continues to lose land at an alarming rate as Louisiana takes away important relocation funds.

The post Critics Say State “Highjacked” Isle de Jean Charles Tribe’s Resettlement Plan appeared first on Truthout.

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The real climate change controversy: Whether to engineer the planet in order to fix it 24.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 1965, leading scientists of the day produced a report for President Lyndon B. Johnson on the rampant pollution of the environment. It included a section that summed up their understanding of climate change.

“Through his worldwide industrial civilization, Man is unwittingly conducting a vast...

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I’m an Environmental Journalist and I Hate Earth Day 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
It’s become fashionable for environmental journalists, myself included, to roll their eyes at the mere mention of Earth Day, the annual public-relations pitch frenzy for products from electric cars to food to clothes that purportedly embody environmental consciousness. A serious environmentalist might add that Earth Day is overrated because every day should be Earth Day. […]
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Most teachers don't teach climate change; 4 in 5 parents wish they did 22.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As students around the globe participate in Earth Day, a new NPR/Ipsos poll finds 55 percent of teachers don't teach or talk about climate change and 46 percent of parents haven't discussed it with their kids.
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Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life 22.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
It's Earth Day, so we asked green bloggers for their top tips to be more eco-friendly.
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Free rides on Earth Day for L.A. bus, train and bike commuters 22.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Monday is Earth Day, and commuters have a new incentive to make a change.

Though dairy farms, air travel and oil and gas refineries have come under fire in California’s fight against climate change, they are not the biggest culprit.

That dubious honor lies with the passenger vehicle. The tailpipes...

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Protecting Sea Creatures Could Help Slow Climate Change 21.4.2019 Truthout.com
Marine conservation should be part of climate change mitigation strategies.

The post Protecting Sea Creatures Could Help Slow Climate Change appeared first on Truthout.

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California gives out too many tax breaks. And it’s losing billions on them each year 18.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

What a concept! After blindly giving out generous tax breaks for years, take a hard look to see whether they’re actually benefiting the state.

Do they create jobs? Lure businesses to California? Keep them here? Help companies expand? Fight climate change?

Our legislators and governors should have...

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To Survive in Texas, Black Bears Need an Open Border 14.4.2019 Truthout.com
Experts fear that a border wall between the United States and Mexico would end the recovery of black bears in Texas.

The post To Survive in Texas, Black Bears Need an Open Border appeared first on Truthout.

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Plan to future-proof the ecology of Thetford Forest 14.4.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
How we use our forests has evolved from timber and food production to recreation.
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Climate Change Could Worsen Antimicrobial Resistance 14.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Antibiotic resistance is one of the “biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today" according to the World Health Organization.
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Pace of Bering Sea changes startle scientists 14.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Yupik Eskimo village of Kotlik on Alaska's northwest coast relies on a cold, hard blanket of sea ice to protect homes from vicious winter Bering Sea storms.
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Tiny Houses Make People More Environmentally Friendly 10.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Research shows that moving from a larger dwelling to a tiny home can change behavior in surprising ways
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AOC: Want To Curb Migration? Address Climate Change 10.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The far-right loves to drum up fear & resistance to immigrants. But have you ever noticed they never talk about what‘s causing people to flee their homes in the first place?" said New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Alabama Senate Moves to Prohibit Bans on Plastic Bags 10.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Alabama moves to prohibit bans on plastic bags and single-use containers.
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The New Governor of Florida Is Not the Environmental Disaster Everyone Thought He’d Be 8.4.2019 Mother Jones
On paper, Ron DeSantis looked like an environmental disaster waiting to happen. During his 2018 campaign to be Florida’s next governor, the Republican candidate dodged questions about whether humans are causing climate change and he became a clear favorite of President Donald Trump. He also offered a less-than-stellar history on environmental issues as a former member of the […]
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The Insect Apocalypse Is Coming: Here Are Five Lessons We Must Learn 7.4.2019 Truthout.com
Insects are undergoing a massive decline and that spells trouble for humanity.

The post The Insect Apocalypse Is Coming: Here Are Five Lessons We Must Learn appeared first on Truthout.

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