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Restricting trade in endangered species can backfire, triggering market booms 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Consumer purchases no longer trigger market booms. Speculative investments do.
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Plant-based foods are booming, but we need sustainable meat, too. 7.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Plant-based foods are booming, but we need sustainable meat, too.
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Silverswords may be gone with the wind – shifts in trade winds, that is 27.12.2019 EcoTone
A rare, iconic Hawai’ian plant faces hardships as climate change affects trade winds Silversword plants of Hawai’i are unique to the Maui’s Haleakalā volcano summit area and to the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes on the Big Island. Each volcanic mountain has its own unique type of silversword. The Haleakalā species – known by ...
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income Comments|Add Comment|PrintFarmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combine crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil Climate change poses a real threat to farmers around the world. Agriculture is highly dependent on good weather, including high and low temperatures, rainfall, wind intensity, and many other variables.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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What a Bloomberg Candidacy Could Mean for Climate 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. This weekend, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg entered the presidential race in classic billionaire style: by buying up $30 million worth of TV ads. Bloomberg’s late-stage entry has sent a jolt through the Democratic primary. Will it […]
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Is 3D printing part of the future for meat alternatives? 27.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new report shows how some companies and academic research labs are applying extrusion, 3D printing and cellular agriculture to produce meat alternatives.
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Minnesota's native mussels: Still in peril, but signs of hope 25.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Freshwater mussels are considered the most endangered group of organisms in the United States. But there are signs of hope: Thanks to conservation and reintroduction efforts, some native mussels are making a comeback in Minnesota rivers. And Minneapolis is putting their unique skills as harbingers of the river’s health to work.
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At a Protest in Arizona, Border Communities Are Fighting Trump’s Wall 24.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On a Saturday morning in early November, Edwina Vogan and a few of her friends drove over two hours from the Phoenix suburbs to southern Arizona to protest new wall construction at the US-Mexico border. By the time […]
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Report: Minnesota is improving pollinator protections, but more work to be done 20.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota state agencies are taking steps to protect pollinators. But a report to the Environmental Quality Board indicates there’s more work to be done on improving pollinator habitat, reducing the use of pesticides harmful to insects and expanding public support for bees and butterflies.
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Greeley’s meat packing plant broke regulations on water discharge for 5 years 19.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
For 60 consecutive months, the JBS Swift plant in Greeley failed to meet state and federal guidelines for the water it discharged from a holding pond near its slaughterhouse.
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In the Sierra, scientists bet on 'survivor' trees to withstand drought and climate change 18.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sierra Nevada forests are vital for California's water supply and wildlife, but are under siege from drought, beetles and climate change. Can scientists use drought-surviving trees to build more resilient forests?

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Colorado fossil trove shows life’s fast recovery after big extinction 24.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A remarkable trove of fossils from Colorado has revealed details of how mammals grew larger and plants evolved after the cataclysm that killed off the dinosaurs.
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After more than a century, agriculture is still alive in Boulder thanks to farm-to-table restaurants 20.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A lot has changed since farms and ranches were flourishing more than a century ago in Boulder County. But amid the ever-expanding urbanization, pockets of agriculture are still alive and thriving.
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Minnesota begins to explore climate solutions in corn, soybean farming 18.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
A new analysis shows a range of agricultural practices can reduce greenhouse gas emissions — and help improve water quality at the same time.
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Border wall rising in Arizona, raises concerns among conservationists, Native tribes 13.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Customs and Border Protection agency says it is doing its best to reduce impact to the environment and tribal citizens. Conservationists and Native tribes in the area are not appeased.
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Giving away free buckwheat plants to help save the butterflies in Orange County 4.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

What's happening on So Cal's gardening scene? How about smart landscaping ideas and four giveaways of California native buckwheat seedlings to support endangered butterfly species

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It's fall, which means it's prime plant sale time in Southern California 4.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Fall is the best time to plant in SoCal, so check out these upcoming plant sales.

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Danone cultivates multinational effort to restore biodiversity 2.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
What’s at stake: the future of farming.
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Invasive Palmer amaranth discovered in Houston County 30.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
First discovered in Lyon and Yellow Medicine counties in 2016, the invasive weed has now been found in eight counties statewide.
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From the farm to the restaurant, how people are investing in regenerative agriculture 27.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Farming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.
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