Food and Farming
The Legal Battle Against Roundup and Other Biocides
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In a recent historic legal settlement Bayer has agreed to pay $10 billion to settle thousands of claims that their herbicide Roundup causes cancer....

Food and Farming
Seed Diversity Threatened by Monopolies and Patents
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Bill McDorman is the founder of a number of small regional seed companies and seed organizations and the former Director of Native Seeds/ SEARCH. He...

Youth
The Triumphs and Challenges of a Young Climate Activist
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18-year-old Sierra Robinson is a climate activist who practices permaculture on her family’s homestead farm on Vancouver Island. She is also...

Eco-Nomics
American Hemp Farmer
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Doug Fine is an investigative journalist and pioneering voice in cannabis/hemp and regenerative farming. He’s an award-winning culture and climate...

Food and Farming
Transitioning to a Crisis-Resilient Agriculture
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Fred Kirschenmann, a Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, is a persuasive advocate for soil health and...

Youth
Uplifting Youth: An Interview with Irene Juarez-O’Connell of FoodWhat
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 Irene Juarez O’Connell is the Programs Manager for FoodWhat, a youth empowerment and food justice organization that was named the California...

Environmental Education
Earth Day, White Privilege and Decolonizing the Mind
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Arturo Sandoval, founder of The Center of Southwest Culture, was a member of the first national Earth Day organizing team. He was a leader in the...

Food and Farming
The Risks of Genetic Engineering 2.0: An Interview with Dana Perls of Friends of the Earth
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Photo by Twinsfisch on Unsplash Dana Perls, the Senior Food and Technology Campaigner for Friends of the Earth, leads the Food and Agriculture...

Food and Farming
Lab-Grown Food: Ecological Savior or Empty Promise?
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In a Guardian article entitled Lab-grown food will soon destroy farming – and save the planet, George Monbiot expresses his wonderment inspired by...

Food and Farming
Cover Crops: The Key to Regenerating Soils
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The mark of a good farmer, within conventional farming circles, has long been a “clean field” – bare ground void of any plant cover...

Food and Farming
Crop Rotation: Improves Soil Health and Yields
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Crop rotation was practiced by farmers in ancient Rome, Greece and China. Ancient Middle Eastern Farmers rotated crops as early as 6000 BC. Crop...

Food and Farming
Humane Treatment of Animals
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Most of the 10 billion animals that are raised for food annually experience appallingly inhumane conditions. CAFOs – Concentrated Animal...

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