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Monsanto Said That Weeds Would Never Adapt To Round Up, Now 50% Of Weeds In America are Resistant

The Real Truth About Health Published on Dec 6, 2018 Andrew Kimbrell has been a leading proponent of regenerative forms of agriculture and organic policies. He is the editor of the nationally renowned book Fatal Harvest, The Tragedy of Industrial … Continue reading

The New Climate Economy: Unlocking the Inclusive Growth Story of the 21st Century

WorldResourcesInst Published on Sep 5, 2018 The growth story of the 21st century can unlock unprecedented opportunities of a strong, sustainable, inclusive economy. The benefits of climate action are greater than ever before, while the costs of inaction continue to … Continue reading

Creating a Sustainable Food Future #SustFoodFuture

WorldResourcesInst Published on Dec 5, 2018 By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? The synthesis report of the “World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future” shows that it is … Continue reading

World Soil Day: Soil Health is Key to Environmental and Human Health – F ood Tank

Contributing Author: Emily Payne Soil is more than just dirt—the state of our soils impacts everything from human health to climate change. Today, scientists, research organizations, and individuals across the globe are celebrating World Soil Day to recognize how healthy … Continue reading

George Monbiot: Ending Meat & Dairy Consumption Is Needed to Prevent Worst Impacts of Climate Change

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 29, 2018 – We look at the link between climate change and meat consumption on the heels of a series of damning reports that say if humans don’t act now to halt climate change, … Continue reading

Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition: A Global Event in Bangkok Nov. 28-30

IFPRI Published on Aug 6, 2018 Improving #foodsecurity and #nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs) – yet the world is not on track to meet #SDG2, ending #hunger and #malnutrition by 2030. How can we accelerate … Continue reading

Amazon rainforest deforestation ‘worst in 10 years’, says Brazil – BBC News

Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has hit its highest rate in a decade, according to official data. About 7,900 sq km (3,050 sq miles) of the world’s largest rainforest was destroyed between August 2017 and July 2018 – … Continue reading

Farming + Land use Cause 24% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Climate State Published on Nov 22, 2018 November 8, 2018 – Pete Smith of University of Aberdeen presents “Agriculture, Climate Change, and Biodiversity.” Farming will Negatively impact Biodiversity Farming + Land use Cause 24% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions What can … Continue reading

Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat

Published on Aug 7, 2015 The Daily Conversation Meat consumption is the leading cause of climate change. Animal agriculture accounts for roughly half of global emissions. On average, each American eats 275 pounds of meat a year, compared to the … Continue reading

The Hidden Costs of Hamburgers

Reveal Published on Aug 1, 2012 Americans love hamburgers — we eat about three burgers a week. But what are the hidden environmental costs? See sources from the Center for Investigative Reporting.… Directed and produced by Carrie Ching, Reported … Continue reading