User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Independent
Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 15:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide? 20.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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Farm fresh: using new packaging technologies to prevent food loss in agriculture 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Increasing access for farmers to use the tech could unlock fresher and more abundant food for many populations.
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Meet the startup behind Hilton’s recipe for curbing food waste 25.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
FoodMaven aspires to offer nationwide coverage within the next five years, after starting out in Colorado and Texas.
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Building a movement: How Emerging Leaders are shaping a circular economy 15.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Meaningful transition strategies are beginning to take shape in energy, waste and food systems. But younger generations will shoulder most of the work to turn them into reality, as well as the consequences of inaction.
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A circular city remains a destination of the future, but many are traveling there 25.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's still early days for circular cities.
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How the Target Center's 'nutritional curator' wins with clean food 20.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
You won't find a single microwave or any trans fats in the stadium food at this Minneapolis arena, thanks to David Fhima.
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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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One rancher’s plan to establish water buffalo in Colorado 7.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The challenges and possibilities of water buffalo ranching in the Roaring Fork Valley.
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Where our past 30 Under 30 honorees are today 3.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Here's a sampling of the latest activities from among the 120 outstanding young professionals we've named since 2016.
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Food security is a huge threat to Singapore — is urban farming the answer? 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The island-state imports most of its food, but is threatened by crop yields and policy changes around the world.
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Defending the Bolivarian Revolution, one commune at a time 26.3.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Fernando Arce In Venezuela, socialist communes play a key role in the production and distribution of food directly to families as hyperinflation, price speculation and illegal U.S. and Canadian sanctions limit access to many necessities. In the wake of Juan Guaido's unconstitutional self-proclamation as president, communes have also taken a more active role in the defence of the Bolivarian Revolution by holding those who are leading it accountable, including incumbent president Nicolas Maduro's government. Direct democracy A commune is an amalgamation of communal councils, each made up of at least 250 neighbouring families. Each council elects members to be part of working committees that identify the issues affecting their communities as well as brainstorming solutions as a community. Those solutions are presented to a citizen's assembly made up of at least 10 per cent of the families within each communal council. Funding and resources come from government ministries. Communes are not only large ...
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Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy 28.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An investigation shows the impact toxic chemicals are having on the community of Clovis.
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For partnerships to be sustainable, they must be SMART 25.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Five keys to successful business strategies for public-private partnerships.
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How urban agriculture could improve food security in U.S. cities 22.2.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Cuba offers interesting lessons for how to develop urban agriculture, including government-allocated land and agroecological methods that deliver high yields and diverse crops in small spaces.
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Is sustainable agriculture the future, or the past? 9.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The history of our food system isn't just about food, it's also about power.
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Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system 8.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
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The community composting movement: how to make a closed-loop food-and-waste system sexy 2.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
As public awareness of composting models grows, a new vision is emerging.
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The United Nations backs seed sovereignty in landmark small-scale farmers’ rights declaration 18.1.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Conventional modern agriculture threatens seed diversity around the world — but a new UN declaration seeks to reverse that.
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Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
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