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Climate: For the love of food - Lake County News Chronicle

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 17:05

Climate: For the love of food
Lake County News Chronicle
Agriculture is moving towards carbon sequestration — a move that can transform its role from polluting to saving the planet. We can't solve the big problems, but we can do our part in our small corner. Rescuing food from grocery stores lowers waste ...

Coffee cultivation is losing its charm - Business Line

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 16:30

Business Line

Coffee cultivation is losing its charm
Business Line
The country's coffee plantations have predominantly prospered under natural shade which supports the environment. A US Smithsonian Migratory Bird Centre study confirms that “habitat on shade-grown coffee farms outshone sun-grown coffee farms with ...

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Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Sales market to grow as Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Sales ... - NB Post Gazette

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 16:23

Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Sales market to grow as Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Sales ...
NB Post Gazette
Questale released a detailed assessment of trends in Global Carbon Capture and Sequestration Sales market. The research report includes diverse topics like total market size, key market drivers, challenges, growth opportunities, key players etc. We ...

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Top Players, Ex-Factory Price, Revenue, Gross Margin Analysis and growth ... - Facts of Week

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:08

Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market Top Players, Ex-Factory Price, Revenue, Gross Margin Analysis and growth ...
Facts of Week
Carbon Capture and Sequestration Market analysis of an industry is a crucial thing for various stakeholders like investors, CEOs, traders, suppliers and others. The Carbon Capture and Sequestration industry research report is a resource, which provides ...

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Aglines roundup for Sunday, April 1 - Grand Island Independent

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 04:40

Grand Island Independent

Aglines roundup for Sunday, April 1
Grand Island Independent
... buffer strips and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat — all while maintaining active agriculture production on their land. CSP also encourages the adoption of cutting-edge technologies and new management techniques such as precision ...

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Next Governor Must Lead on Climate - KRWG

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 17:09

KRWG

Next Governor Must Lead on Climate
KRWG
Regenerative agriculture and ranching practices—such as shifting from inorganic to organic fertilizer, planting cover crops, and applying compost to rangeland—have the potential to substantially increase the amount of carbon sequestered in the soil ...

NGS grant funds research of Appalachian's DAGGER team - Appalachian State University

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 17:20

Appalachian State University

NGS grant funds research of Appalachian's DAGGER team
Appalachian State University
The DAGGER team works primarily in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt of western China and western Mongolia, as well as in southeast Asia and in Europe, said Carmichael, “to determine the extent, scope and cause of Devonian ocean anoxia events, their ...

Graduate students Cabreros, Treuer selected for fellowships in science communications - Princeton University

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 15:01

Princeton University

Graduate students Cabreros, Treuer selected for fellowships in science communications
Princeton University
“Over the better part of six years at Princeton, I've realized that achieving our sustainable development and conservation goals requires more than just a deeper understanding of the ecology of endangered species or innovation in renewable energy or ...

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Be a habitat helper - Buffalo News

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 12:41

Buffalo News

Be a habitat helper
Buffalo News
Lawns provide almost no ecosystem services, such as carbon sequestration, safety and food for birds and others, building soil, preventing water run-off, blocking wind or cooling the environment. 2. Re-imagine the landscape: Knowing where you want lawn ...

Is Britain sleepwalking into a food crisis? - Open Democracy

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 08:49

Open Democracy

Is Britain sleepwalking into a food crisis?
Open Democracy
Soil scientists now understand the varied roles that soil microbes play in these areas and more: nutrient cycling; carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus utilisation; carbon sequestration; methane mitigation; soil fertility; and plant nutrient density. Carbon ...

The Carbon Price Is Right – Planet S - Planet S

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:49

Planet S

The Carbon Price Is Right – Planet S
Planet S
“It is easy to see,” replied Don Quixote, “that thou art not used to this business of adventures; those are giants; and if thou art afraid, away with thee out of this and betake thyself to prayer while I engage them in fierce and unequal combat ...

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Harvesting of Wood Pellets Might Prove Detrimental to the Survival of Ecosystems - AZoCleantech

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:10

AZoCleantech

Harvesting of Wood Pellets Might Prove Detrimental to the Survival of Ecosystems
AZoCleantech
... the atmosphere, is ignored. Schlesinger reports that every year, approximately 31% of the carbon dioxide emitted due to human activities is stored in the forests. When compared to plantation forests, native ones store more carbon dioxide. Fossil ...

Should afforestation require planning permission? - Agriland

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 08:41

Should afforestation require planning permission?
Agriland
A bill is expected to be laid before the Dail this week which would place a requirement for planning permission to be obtained for afforestation. The bill – which would also require for an environmental impact assessment (EIA) to be carried out for ...

USDA Offers Renewal Options for Expiring Conservation Stewardship Contracts - KTIC

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 17:19

KTIC

USDA Offers Renewal Options for Expiring Conservation Stewardship Contracts
KTIC
... for actively managing, maintaining, and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, ecologically-based pest management, buffer strips, and pollinator and beneficial insect habitat – all while maintaining active agriculture production on ...
USDA invests in research on environmental benefits of woody fruit, nut cropsEurekAlert (press release)

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URI scientist: Roadside mowing not necessary to combat invasive species - URI Today (press release)

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 15:50

URI Today (press release)

URI scientist: Roadside mowing not necessary to combat invasive species
URI Today (press release)
“And there is the potential to increase the ecosystem services provided by roadsides, which has an economic value, including erosion control, carbon sequestration, and wildlife habitat,” said Wigginton. “We didn't observe any rare plants in our surveys ...

Deadline April 13 for CSP renewals - Wallace's Farmer

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 06:20

Wallace's Farmer

Deadline April 13 for CSP renewals
Wallace's Farmer
Farmers wanting to enhance their current soil and water conservation efforts are encouraged to renew their Conservation Stewardship Program contract. Through CSP, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service helps private landowners build their ...

Why Kim Wilkie's post-Brexit vision for British farms is wrong - Financial Times

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 04:00

Financial Times

Why Kim Wilkie's post-Brexit vision for British farms is wrong
Financial Times
Inspired by the work of US farmer Joel Salatin, he suggests that soil improvement, and carbon sequestration, can be achieved through a return to mixed farming (a rotation of arable fields and grazed pasture). It's an alluring idea, and I salute Wilkie ...

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USDA invests in research on environmental benefits of woody fruit, nut crops - Phys.Org

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:07

Phys.Org

USDA invests in research on environmental benefits of woody fruit, nut crops
Phys.Org
The team plans to compare existing 2- to 3-year-old woody polyculture systems with CRP windbreak plantings of the same age, and with corn/soybean production systems. They will investigate insect diversity, pollination, and soil physical health in the ...

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USDA invests in research on environmental benefits of woody fruit, nut crops - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:49

USDA invests in research on environmental benefits of woody fruit, nut crops
EurekAlert (press release)
The team plans to compare existing 2- to 3-year-old woody polyculture systems with CRP windbreak plantings of the same age, and with corn/soybean production systems. They will investigate insect diversity, pollination, and soil physical health in the ...

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Editor's notebook: Get goofy with it - Golf Course Industry Magazine

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 14:05

Editor's notebook: Get goofy with it
Golf Course Industry Magazine
Brushing, crane flies, carbon sequestration, fungicide resistance and the New England Patriots. No stop in New England would be complete without a few Bill Belichick stories. Matt Light brought multiple championship lessons to the 21st New England ...

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