Daily Archives: January 18, 2020

‘From the Ground Up – Regenerative Agriculture’

festival21

Jul 28, 2019

Inspired by Charles Massy’s best-selling book “Call of the Reed Warbler”, filmmaker Amy Browne set out across the dry farming country of South East NSW to meet Massy and the other trailblazing farmers bringing new life to their land. Regenerative agriculture is one of the most promising wide-scale environmental solutions. This short documentary is a comprehensive journey through a variety of landscapes and regenerative farming techniques. ‘From the Ground Up’ is a story of genuine change and inspiration – tracing the steps of individuals who transformed their practices following the life-changing realisation – that farmers have a unique opportunity to heal the planet.

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Marion Nestle en FAO: por qué son difíciles las decisiones saludables

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Jan 16, 2020

Entrevista a la profesora Paulette Goddard de Nutrición, Estudios de Alimentación y Salud Pública de la Universidad de Nueva York en su visita a la Oficina Regional de la FAO para América Latina y Caribe.

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Why Australia’s fires are linked to floods in Africa

Vox
Jan 17, 2020

Fires are normal in Australia. This year was off the charts. Correction: A previous version of this video had the date January 7, 2019 at 0:11 and sourced the Department of Western Australia at 0:24. It has been corrected to January 7, 2020 and the Government of Western Australia. The current version also corrects an error at 2:10 and 2:29 where our voiceover mixed up East and West.

Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig Sues NYT, Claiming Defamation

WGBH News

Jan 17, 2020

Lessig claims the paper used a headline that did not accurately reflect his position on MIT accepting donations from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly of WGBH News; former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian; Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.

U.S. Air Force presence growing at NAS Sigonella

CNE-CNA/C6F

Aug 14, 2015

The U.S. Air Force takes a historical step at Naval Air Station Sigonella. Petty Officer Ryan McLearnon takes us to the hangar for the story.

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A look at Nato’s new spy drones – BBC News

BBC News

Jan 18, 2020

The Nato military alliance has just received its first cutting-edge spy drones called Global Hawks. They’ll help commanders on the ground identify potential threats to Nato members – with one single drone able to watch over a territory the size of Poland. BBC defence correspondent Jonathan Beale has been given an exclusive look at the new unmanned aircraft.

US airports screen passengers for China virus

18, 2020

Associated Press

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The Coronvirus outbreak in China has the CDC on alert. They have set-up screenings at three U.S. airports including San Francisco, JFK in New York and LAX. (Jan 18)