User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Independent
Category: Food Production :: Industrial Agriculture
Last updated: Dec 17 2018 04:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Palm oil buyers cultivate Mexico's ambition to grow a sustainable industry 22.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Food companies Oleopalma and PepsiCo lead smallholder certification drive.
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Can better broadband and big data save rural America? 21.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Independent farms need better internet to survive, let alone to compete with the large agriculture industry.
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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector.
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The startup helping Smithfield turn manure into a circular resource 2.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Anuvia Plant Nutrients aims to improve farm yields while reducing the emissions associated with fertilizer.
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Forget moonshots — it’s time now for a global 'soilshot' to address climate change 6.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Poor land use is increasing erosion, nutrient depletion and other threats. But sustainable practices and technologies can reverse this trend.
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Episode 187: The WRI director on sustainable food systems; The lifecycle of corporate commitments 5.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Plus, how reporting can help investors and more on China's Belt & Road Initiative.
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Episode 186: Bill Weihl calls for corporate climate activism; you'll dig this new farm-data initiative 30.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The former energy and CSR czar at Facebook and Google calls for companies to raise their voices. Plus, we catch up with Dorn Cox, research director for a new open source agricultural data initiative.
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Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change 28.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Organic growing is proven to be better for biodiversity and chemical exposure, but is the food actually more nutritious?
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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate? 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.
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Cargill pledges to tackle climate impact of beef business 31.7.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Regenerative agriculture is central to new plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by one-third over the next decade.
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How Allbirds, Organic Valley and Everlane support regenerative agriculture 19.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A small-but-mighty group of consumer goods is offsetting their carbon emissions by sourcing materials from farms and ranches investing in these best practices.
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U.S. agriculture needs a 21st-century New Deal 10.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How can we give power back to farmers — and out carbon back into the ground?
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The rise of seatech — a new world wide web 19.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
IoT, big data, blockchain and biotech are powering a wave of sustainable seafood.
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Springing into action against Roundup -- the mounting evidence against use of glyphosate 1.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Food & Health Since the inception of this column, a lot of turf has been covered regarding some very challenging agricultural and food issues related to seed, pesticides, health and sustainable agriculture. Often Monsanto and its activities have come into question. Less than three weeks ago, the National Farmers Union initiated an online petition calling on the Canadian federal government to ban Roundup and glyphosate. Monsanto, a huge transnational which has now merged with Bayer, looms large globally when it comes to farmers, weed control, genetic manipulation of seed, Roundup and cancer. In 2018, Monsanto was bought by Bayer for $63 billion. Bayer now faces close to 14,000 lawsuits against its product glyphosate, and in the past year its stock has dropped by 40 per cent. (And yes, that is the same Bayer that makes aspirins and vitamins, and now, most infamously, the pesticide known as Roundup, and its active ingredient glyphosate.) In the last few years Monsanto has been on public trial -- despite its ...
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Near Hiroshima, Japan eyes opportunities for innovations in recovery and resilience 4.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Technology is providing solutions — but nothing's a silver bullet.
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Planting trees only works if the restored forests stand for more than 10 or 20 years 20.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Ecological resoration is supposed to help damaged and deforested ecosystems recover — but early-stage forests aren't the same as mature ones.
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A culture of cultured meat: Better than animal agriculture 8.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Solutions to factory farming actually might be found in the laboratory.
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5 new corporate climate initiatives revealed at GreenBiz 19 4.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
New products from SC Johnson and Iron Mountain, and renewables progress from GM and 3M. Plus, Land O’Lakes’ latest habitat conservation deal.
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Regenerative agriculture can make farmers stewards of the land again 4.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The "give back what you take" approach of sustatinability isn't enough.
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The greenback cutthroat trout needs saving, again 15.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After a case of mistaken identity, scientists double down on their efforts to save a fabled fish.
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