Agriculture Can be a Solution for Deforestation in Chiapas, Mexico

Nature Conservancy - Science

Like many of the places where The Nature Conservancy works, Chiapas, Mexico, is a biodiversity hotspot under threat: as the fertility of existing agricultural lands decreases, the agricultural sector expands into bordering forests.

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Russian backyard agriculture

Green (Living) Review

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New Research Shows Healthy Agriculture Means Healthier Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

What can stressed-out birds tell us about conservation and agriculture? Ideas

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Industrial agriculture and forestry

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are dealing with Nature as if she were a factory floor and we even call agriculture and forestry nowadays industries. Agri-Industry agriculture Earth forestry green living Mother Earth nature

Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage

Living Green & Saving Energy

Increasing Profits in Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage. agriculture saving water Increasing Profits in Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage

Wild Pollinator Habitat Benefits Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

Despite the evidence of wild pollinators being a viable alternative to managed honey bees, they are only just beginning to catch on as a strategy in the agricultural community, primarily due to a lack of understanding of the costs and benefits of investing in them. Department of Agriculture.

Conventional vs Sustainable Agriculture: Can Sustainable Agriculture Feed the World?


Agriculture has experienced a great transformation over the last three centuries. Agriculture has been flourishing. Yields have been increasing, populations growing, and more lands have been converted into agricultural fields. Continuous expansion of agriculture is not possible.

Agricultural Reality Stars

Green (Living) Review

Now, attention-grabbing information is reaching new audiences, and agricultural innovations are successfully reaching the worlds smallest and most remote farming communities. In the United States, media is being used to familiarize the public with agriculture and food production.

Interested in urban agriculture?

Green (Living) Review

The focus of the study was to explore models of urban agriculture that could generate livelihood opportunities, especially for young people; and/or enhance food security for vulnerable and low-income groups.

Roberts vs Kahn on adaptation in agriculture

Environmental Economics

Mike Roberts : Matthew Kahn, author of the cheeky book  Climatopolis: How Our Cities will Thrive in the Hotter Future ,  likes to compliment our research ( Schlenker and Roberts, 2009 ) on potential climate impacts to agriculture by saying it will cause valuable innovation that will prevent its dismal predictions from ever occurring.    Matt Kahn : Michael Roberts is a top agricultural economist.

Can Traditional Agriculture Restore the Reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

To restore the reef on Oʻahu, a local community and their conservation partners are turning to what may seem an unlikely tactic: agriculture. No, the path to success here is restoring the land to agriculture. Once and Future Agriculture. Restore Agriculture, Restore the Reef.

Sustainable Agroforestry Systems and Practices in Agriculture


The practice of cultivating trees on farms alongside other agricultural production has a long history throughout the world. Quick Navigation for Agroforestry Practices and Systems in Sustainable Agriculture. The role of agroforestry in sustainable agricultural systems.

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"Journals, Preferences, and Publishing in Agricultural and Environmental Economics"

Environmental Economics

Among the sample of journals studied, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics is ranked at the top for career progression for the aggregate sample, while Science was rated at the top for broader impact. Dan Rigby, Michael Burton and Jayson L.


Green (Living) Review

According to a white Paper that summarizes and discusses three research papers that investigate organic agriculture hotspots in the U.S. and systematically assesses the impact of organic agriculture on local economies titled U.S.

Adventures in Community Supported Agriculture

Green Home Blog

Adventures in Community Supported Agriculture. My interest in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA for short) started at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C.

Semi-Sustainable Berber Agriculture

Green Prophet

With my talented mountain guide leading the way, I trekked across a handful of loose scree peaks and verdant valleys, occassionally stopping to drink mint tea with the locals, and admire their terraced agriculture plots. Terraced agriculture is very labor intensive.

10 Benefits of Crop Rotation in Agriculture


The practice of crop rotation is, therefore, one of the most effective agricultural control strategies, as it comes with numerous advantages that are very important for reducing the use of chemicals on farms and supporting long-term soil fertility. Crop rotation is a farming technique.

Interest in 'community supported agriculture' grows

Green (Living) Review

community supported agriculture CSA growing foodASSUMPTION — A Christian County farm best known for corn and soybeans — including marketing ties to Brazil — has added a backyard garden.

Could Phones Revolutionize Palestinian Agriculture?

Green Prophet

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization recently reported that world food prices soared over 6 percent in July. A recent report by the World Bank found that mobile and digital technologies have immensely positive impacts on a developing community’s agricultural industry.

Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

We need a solution now for earth and the answer is regenerative agriculture. Most of this is directly tied to agriculture and the way in which it contributes to a completely different, but connected, problem: soil or land degradation. Hairbrained schemes to grow food on Mars. No way.

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Impact of Industrial Robots in the Food and Agriculture Sector

Green Prophet

We all cannot live without food and thus, agriculture is the most important sector in the world. A failing agricultural system results in hunger and famine with the possibility of death. Cities agricultureFlux developed Eddy, a robot developed out of Israeli military tech.


Green (Living) Review

Jim Moseley, CEO, Red Tractor Assurance, said: “Categorically, the UK’s food standards are now under threat from the commercial appetites of the United States food lobby. We urge the government not to sacrifice legislation which prevents these sort of products from being sold in the UK.”

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Egypt’s Urban Agriculture Movement is Growing!

Green Prophet

Can urban agriculture save Cairo? There has been an important spotlight on agriculture not only in Egypt, which is suspected by the EU of causing the E. But getting the seeds of urban agriculture programs to grow in a vast city like Cairo needs tender loving care.

Agriculture and Water Connect Israel to Africa

Green Prophet

He continued on to Uganda and Kenya, where he will inaugurate two Israeli-cooperation projects in agriculture and health. According to Israel’s ambassador to Uganda, Gil Haskel, Israel is interested in strengthening agricultural cooperation and collaboration with Uganda.

Global Agriculture Trends: Are We Actually Using Less Land?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Slash and burn agriculture. The environmental news about the natural habitat being converted to agriculture has been pretty grim. It means that, compared to a few decades ago, agriculture is the driver behind less terrestrial habitat loss. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization).

Israeli Business Boosts Agriculture in Kenya

Green Prophet

Today, he has returned to Kenya as a private businessman with food and agriculture on the agenda. Governments and businesses around the globe are now looking to make stronger connections with Israeli agriculture , water and alternative energy experts.

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Climate Smart Agriculture

The Green Changemakers

This site is your gateway to implementing climate-smart agriculture. THE BASICS What is climate-smart agriculture? Why climate-smart agriculture? Agriculture Climate-change Future Sustainability Sustainable-development

CropX nails precision agriculture with $9 million investment

Green Prophet

The round was led by some familiar names: Finistere Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, and GreenSoil Investments, and each investor in the Series A round is dedicated to agriculture technology innovations. ” Cities agritech agtech CropX flux precision agriculture

When They Said They Wanted to Rethink Agriculture, They Meant It

Nature Conservancy - Science

How is the world going to grow more crops with less water without expanding agriculture’s already sprawling footprint? New science says agriculture may benefit from a total rethink.

Adventures in Sustainable Agriculture–Guatemala | Wend Magazine.

Wend Magazine

Our driver, Darren Yondorf, is the Field Director for Semilla Nueva , a small non-profit helping small farmers all around Guatemala learn and implement sustainable agriculture technologies. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

How Solar Panels Increase Agriculture Productivity


Using solar energy in the agricultural industry. The agricultural industry plays an important role in our day to day lives. Agriculture will suffer the most from climate change, and generating more renewable energy will lead to a more secure future.

Designing Agricultural Watersheds with Science and Community Engagement

Nature Conservancy - Science

Scaling-Up Agricultural Planning for Conservation in the Brazilian Cerrado. Department of Agriculture Regional Conservation Partnership Program grants, and in 2015 the “Middle Cedar Partnership Project” (MCPP) was born. Agricultural watershed workshop.

Gazan farmer is a role model for urban agriculture

Green Prophet

To that end, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has supported 219 households with rooftop hydroponic gardens. Most importantly, his urban farm is serving as a test lab that is showing others how to make small-scale urban agriculture maximally sustainable.

UN applies agricultural tech innovation to improve drought resilience for farmers

Green Prophet

Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovations, be it simple solutions or satellite-based technologies, will help prevent a drought from turning into famine and forced displacement and to reverse desertification, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

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Global Change and Urban/Agriculture Competition for Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

More than 1 in 4 cities could have water shortages by 2050 even if they had first priority for water. Climate Change Climate Nature + People Urban Conservation Water

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Iraq’s breadbasket gets a $15 million EU grant in agriculture

Green Prophet

Some help on the way to get a leg up on the problem in agriculture. will benefit from a European Union contribution of €15 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recover agricultural livelihoods.

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Climate-Smart Agriculture: Integrating Adaptation and Mitigation in the Tropics

Nature Conservancy - Science

At the same time, funders recognize the potential for tropical agricultural lands to mitigate the impacts of climate change. They fund projects that reduce deforestation, keep carbon in the ground and reduce agricultural emissions.

Zionists Group Seeks Agricultural Homestead Where Jesus Traveled

Green Prophet

Even so, given our collective agricultural brain drain, the small country could definitely benefit from a resurgence in small-scale, cooperative farming. Calling themselves “Israeli idealists,&# the Zionist group seeks to redeem and manage agricultural land in the North West Galilee.

Disrupting Bacterial “Communication”: A New Idea for Sustainable Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

And new research suggests that we might be able to disrupt that “group communication” in ways that could make agriculture safer without the use of traditional pesticides. Some bacterial species are agricultural pests, and currently they are controlled with copper derivatives and antibiotics 8.

Empty Lots to Garden Plots: Adventures in Urban Agriculture.

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Adventure Apprentice Thesis Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) community gardens farming food food desert gardening growing food home urban agricultureIn fact, most of the cultivars of the produce we’re familiar with in stores have been chosen for hardiness for transport and how quick they can be harvested, not nutrition or flavor.

Community Supported Agriculture

Green Earth Journey

If you don't have the resources, space, or desire to grow your own food, you can still support your local economy by purchasing a "farm share" from a local CSA (community supported agriculture) provider. Well, summer is underway, and if you are growing your own food in an effort to be eco-aware and frugal, a good resource to consult is How To Grow More Vegetables (than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine) by John Jeavons.

Sustainable Fields of Knowledge Campus Evokes Israel’s Agricultural Roots

Green Prophet

If there’s something that the Israelis do as well as or even better than clean tech , it is agriculture. Architecture & Urban agriculture architecture clean tech green campus green design

11 Steps to Starting an Agricultural Education Program in Your School

Green (Living) Review

With a little motivation and determination, you too can start an agricultural-education program in your high school. Why does your community need an agricultural education program? agriculture farming green living school