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February 27, 2016

What We’re Reading: Potential of Pollinators, Disease Spillovers, and Soil Soldiers

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of February 26th: Lack of pollinators cuts small farm harvests Boosting the number of pollinators could increase crop yields on small farms in developing countries. Sci Dev Net How forest loss is leading to a rise in human disease Increasingly, the science¬†shows that the felling of tropical forests creates optimal […] ...
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February 19, 2016

What We’re Reading: Reading the Rain, Cost of Carbon and Fighting Injustice

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved the week of February 15th: Reading the Rain For Ethiopian farmers, the weather is already written in the rain. Now, it’s time to¬†look beyond the weather to build practical land management research programs. Thrive Blog Climate change is awfully hard on native plants California’s ecosystems are heating up and native species are […] ...
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February 10, 2016

Food Politics at Play: the Case of Tall Chief

Aiden Irish EcoAgriculture Partners

Most lists of the hot-button political issues of the day do not include food. Contrasted with Machiavellian political maneuverings, food seems to be the antithesis. Wars have ended over the proverbial breaking of bread. Yet, before you savor that heartwarming image, imagine the groups that are involved in food. Many stakeholders, many viewpoints It is […] ...
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February 5, 2016

What We’re Reading: Food Movement, Bear Necessities, and Fungus Among Us

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Food Waste is an ecological disaster in more ways than one Not only does it cost us the land, water, and all the fossil fuels used in modern agriculture, it confuses wildlife and threatens biodiversity. Greenbiz Is there a food movement, or isn’t there? Washington Post food writer Tamar Haspel says the “Food Movement” is […] ...
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