Science & Environment

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Today: World Day to Combat Desertification

The day addresses drought and desertification, and is meant to help implement the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.

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Cuba’s cooperative farms break new ground in production

Cuba is breaking new ground in production yields, organic farming techniques, sustainability, and food security.

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GMO labels on food: Chicagoans dish out activism

"At the heart of this campaign is consumer rights. People deserve to know what they are eating and feeding their children."

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World's largest indoor farm putting down roots in New Jersey

The Newark-based farm will take the space currently being occupied by an abandoned steel factory, with the first phase of operations there to begin later this year.

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Global agricultural model in bitter balance

"It may cost Governments slightly more to source from a range of smaller-scale, sustainable operators than from major suppliers, but the investment is worth it."

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Today in eco-history: Richmond food riots

Thousands of people, mostly women, broke into shops and began seizing food and other items before the militia arrived to stop them.

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Food News: A birthday, a time to march, a time to sow

Did you know that every minute, we lose one acre of farmland to development? Or that since 1982, we've lost over 23 million acres of farmland?