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November 20, 2015

What We’re Reading: Microbes, Love Lost and Synthesizers

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Research shows the potential benefits of microbial diversity in African soil Understanding microbial diversity in Africa’s soils helps farmers manage plants to withstand disease and climatic changes.  Soil microbes cycle water and nutrients to help maintain healthy soil structures. The Conversation What We’ll Do After the Paris Climate Summ ...
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November 13, 2015

Why we can’t all live in cities

Aiden Irish EcoAgriculture Partners

Humans are anything but predictable. Yet one social trend has been consistent enough to seem inevitable: urban migration. But there are important reasons why we should seek to stem the tide of urbanization, and they don’t get talked about enough. Since the first human settlements, society has undergone a slow, seemingly inexorable process of concentration. In […] ...
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November 13, 2015

What We’re Reading: Food Waste, Community Power, and Criminal Threats

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Securing land tenure to indigenous communities can prevent deforestation A study conducted by the World Resources Institute details the economic and environmental benefits of securing forest tenure to indigenous communities in Latin America. Communities that have official rights to land are more likely to protect forests and curb deforestation. Reute ...
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November 6, 2015

What We’re Reading: Smoke Screens, Potty Talk, and Pipelines

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

Stories we loved this week: Indonesia is burning again. Will it finally cause reform? International anger over flaming forests and peatlands, and the haze the cause that is darkening skies around Southeast Asia, may finally lead to reform of the forestry and agriculture sectors in the world’s fourth most populous country. Yale e360 A bathroom […] ...
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November 3, 2015

Join us at the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum in Paris

The Editors EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners is joining over 100 organizations and nearly 2000 participants at the 2015 Global Landscapes Forum in Paris, the largest side event of UNFCCC COP21. We are organizing exciting features at GLF: Discussion Forum, Investing in integrated landscapes to achieve the SDGs Thematic Pavilion: Achieving the SDGs with the Landscape Approach What’s the One ...
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