Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Tag: farming

The rising tide of factory farms: A look at the growing...

There has been a 29 percent increase in cattle farms with 5,000 or more cattle since 2012, and a 17 percent increase in the largest chicken farms.

Progressive groups unveil ‘Rural New Deal’ to ‘reverse decades of economic...

"Rebuilding and renewing supportive social and economic connections across rural and urban lines, empowering rural people and communities, moving away from extractive relationships of the past, is the course we must chart together."

Agrivoltaics: the farm-to-solar trend that can help accelerate the renewable energy...

Using the same land for the production of both agriculture and solar energy is a win-win for the climate and farmers.

How Indigenous land management practices are a blueprint for climate-resilient agriculture

As a rapidly warming world strains at the shortcomings in industrial farming, key lessons can be taken from Indigenous practices.

The climate crisis could make your grocery bill even higher

“I don’t think farming in California has ever been more complex and more challenging."

How small farms are reclaiming culture in Palestine

Palestinians are organizing CSA programs and small farms to become food sovereign and protect their culture against colonialism.

Biden signs new executive order aimed at food and farming sector

President Biden signed an executive order that will protect American farmers under the Packers and Stockyards Act against abuses suffered at meat...

An invisible essential labor force

How the migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better life after the pandemic.

64% of world’s farmland at risk from pesticide pollution, study finds

"This is important because the wider scientific literature has found that pesticide pollution can have adverse impacts on human health and the environment."

Reclaimed water could be the solution to farming in a drier...

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.

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‘Contrition fantasy’ – the impossible quest from shameless, conscienceless lowlifes 

Every judge who fails to enforce authority and ignore transparent, cynical evasions becomes an enabler of the scofflaw.

Macy’s employees stunned by mass layoffs as company rewards Wall Street

In a dramatic restructuring, Macy's announces store closures and layoffs, spotlighting the tension between shareholder gains and workforce stability in America's evolving retail landscape.

Rising child fatalities in Gaza amid starvation and medical shortages

Amidst the rubble of conflict, Gaza's youngest bear the brunt of an escalating humanitarian crisis, with malnutrition and lack of medical aid claiming innocent lives.

Trinidad and Tobago faces historic environmental crisis with massive oil spill

The spill, emanating from a ship named Gulfstream, has wreaked havoc on over 25 miles of pristine coastline, endangering the coral reefs, Atlantic beaches, and the livelihoods dependent on these natural resources.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.