Indigo Ag’s plan to compensate farmers for carbon removal is attracting funders such as FedEx

April 23, 2020 by  
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The startup initially planned to have 3 million acres signed up for its Indigo Carbon program in the first year. It sextupled that goal.

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Kevin O’Donnell on General Mills’ commitment to regenerative agriculture

August 1, 2019 by  
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The food manufacturer commits to advancing regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland by 2030.

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Fleet Farming transforms suburban lawns into sustainable gardens

May 23, 2016 by  
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Front lawns are all too common across the United States, yet they produce a huge amount of pollution through absorbing fertilizer and pesticides. Homeowners use 800 million gallons of gas to mow 40 million acres of lawn. Fleet Farming, an organization started by Heather Groves and Chris Castro in Orlando, Florida, aims to reduce pollution by transforming those inefficient lawns into gardens that provide food for their local community. It’s not only lawns that are an issue, but our…

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Canada just saved one of Earth’s last temperate rainforests

February 9, 2016 by  
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When most people think of rainforests , they think of a tropical jungle — but rainforests can exist in temperate regions that receive heavy rain, too. These forests are rare, found mostly along the Northwestern coast of North America, Southern Chile, and New Zealand, and that makes their unique ecosystems especially vulnerable to commercial logging and development. That’s why the Canadian government just moved to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, banning logging across 9.1 million acres of land. Read the rest of Canada just saved one of Earth’s last temperate rainforests

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Breathtaking Japanese cemetery hall gracefully blends architecture with nature

February 9, 2016 by  
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China Declares 8 Million Acres of Farmland Too Polluted to Grow Food

December 30, 2013 by  
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Over 8 million acres of Chinese countryside has been deemed too polluted to grow food . According to the Chinese cabinet, the farm land is too rife with heavy chemicals to support healthy vegetation, and express concern that this and other types of pollution could lead to serious food shortages throughout the country. Read the rest of China Declares 8 Million Acres of Farmland Too Polluted to Grow Food Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable agriculture” , air pollution , china food shortages , China pollution China smog , contaminated farmland China , contaminated land in China , eco design , green design , polluted farm land in China , pollution in China , sustainable design , water pollution        

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Facing Record Droughts, Gov. Rick Perry Proclaims Official Day of Prayer for Rain

April 21, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Gage Skidmore via Flickr / CC BY-SA Things are getting bad in Texas — wildfires have swept across over 1 million acres, and the worst drought in decades is continuing unabated. So you can’t really blame the state’s governor for resorting to desperate measures: This morning, Governor Rick Perry issued an official Proclamation for Days of Pr…

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