Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: food

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the...

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

Personal interview: Professor Mark Skidmore What are the Prospects for Peace?

Mark Skidmore talks about how the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

In Minnesota’s ‘most diverse city,’ schools are addressing the community’s deep...

Educators use the community schools approach to tackle underlying causes of disparities that show up in classrooms.

There is enough food, just not enough food access

Community fridge networks across the country are an important start—and symbol—in the work to make sure everyone has enough to eat.

The myth that meat is essential for human health could harm...

Americans eat more meat per capita than any other country, even though meat consumption is linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Humanity’s #1 environmental problem is consumption—climate change is just one of...

By focusing the climate fight on what we emit, not what we consume, we are destined to fail—net-zero emissions policies aren’t enough to prevent catastrophe.

If we don’t protect 30% of the natural world by 2030,...

We are to blame for the biggest extinction event in human history. But there is a solution if we take urgent action now.

USDA may allow genetically modified trees to be released into the...

A genetically engineered chestnut tree may be the first to spread into forests, setting dangerous global precedents.

Live animal markets should be closed to prevent the next pandemic

Wet markets are perfect breeding grounds for pathogens that can jump from animals to humans.

Damming rivers is terrible for human rights, ecosystems and food security

Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.

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How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.