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Williams Lake Tribune
Sustainable practices proven to be profitablethis black carbon. Each one per cent increase in organic matter helps soil hol
Sustainable practices proven to be profitable
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
this black carbon. Each one per cent increase in organic matter helps soil hold 20,000 U.S. gallons of water per acre. Drought is therefore resisted. According to Brown, tillage (plowing, disking etc.) destroys carbon, soil life, structure,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N$30 Billion to Restore Rangelandsrangelands, with the resultant abundance of perennial grasses, is furthermore a
N$30 Billion to Restore Rangelands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
rangelands, with the resultant abundance of perennial grasses, is furthermore an important way to mitigate the impacts of drought, he noted. "The lives and livelihoods of many people throughout Namibia are threatened by land degradation.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?extraordinary intensity of the terrible 2009 "Black Saturday" fires in Victoria
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
extraordinary intensity of the terrible 2009 "Black Saturday" fires in Victoria, that the Australian Emergency Management Committee created two new categories for the national fire danger ratings - "Extreme" and "Catastrophic/Code Red". According... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pakistan becomes top buyer of Indian cottonto remain significantly up this year,” said Kavita Gupta, Textiles Commissioner
Pakistan becomes top buyer of Indian cotton
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
to remain significantly up this year,” said Kavita Gupta, Textiles Commissioner on the sidelines of the second Cotton Advisory Board meeting on Tuesday. With 0.86 million bales, Bangladesh slipped to the second position in India’s cotton... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive BoardPlan. In Burundi, a volatile situation continues. UNDP is in the process of de
Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Plan. In Burundi, a volatile situation continues. UNDP is in the process of deploying a SURGE team to provide strategic advisory support to the Resident Co-ordinator and specialist support in crisis response, governance, early recovery and... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Tucson looking for alternative long-term water supplyin the very long term, desalinization will play a role here in Tucson," Molina
Tucson looking for alternative long-term water supply
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 17 days ago
in the very long term, desalinization will play a role here in Tucson," Molina said. The Tucson Water Citizen's Water Advisory committee heard a nearly hour-long presentation on the feasibility of desalination on Wednesday from Marc Campbell,... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAEPA is still studying the health risks of exposure to high amounts of PFOA and
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 24 days ago
EPA is still studying the health risks of exposure to high amounts of PFOA and PFOS. In 2006, the agency’s science advisory board determined that PFOA met the requirement to be designated as “likely carcinogenic” to humans. Other studies... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Soquel Creek, Santa Cruz water agencies ponder regional solutionsTuesday, Santa Cruz Water Director Rosemary Menard charted out a plan to chip a
Soquel Creek, Santa Cruz water agencies ponder regional solutions
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Tuesday, Santa Cruz Water Director Rosemary Menard charted out a plan to chip away at problems at both agencies. During drought years, Santa Cruz’s major water source — the San Lorenzo River — drops to a trickle, squeezing the city’s water... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New American Dietary Guidelines Widely Criticisedand exclusions during the public comment stage when 29 000 public comments were
New American Dietary Guidelines Widely Criticised
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
and exclusions during the public comment stage when 29 000 public comments were received by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (the committee) compared to only 2,000 in 2010. According to Nina Teicholz, author of "The Big Fat... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Consolidation in the cattle industry becoming more commonto have more cattle than before. Recent high prices may be just an anomaly unt
Consolidation in the cattle industry becoming more common
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
to have more cattle than before. Recent high prices may be just an anomaly until the U.S. herd is rebuilt after years of drought and low prices. Recent examples here in the Cariboo are the expansion of the Blue Goose Cattle Company, now several... Read more

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