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abc.net.au - Mark wants you to watch what happens on his farm even if you have nothing to do with agriculture
Mark wants you to watch what happens on his farm even if you have nothing to do with agriculture
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Farming is what Mark Merrett knows best. It's the same story for his dad, and his grandfather: their 2,800-hectare mixed farming operation has been in the family for three generations. 'We're currently running about 2,000 breeding ewes and putting…

forbes.com - Andrew Wight - Meet The Malaysian Scientist Predicting The Future Of Fish
Meet The Malaysian Scientist Predicting The Future Of Fish
Forbes

Fisheries researcher Chin Yee Chan grew up in a Malaysian city surrounded by hills, but now she is helping to conduct foresight research into fisheries: how fish consumption and production trends can predict whether communities will have enough to…

forbes.com - Jeff McMahon - Sustainable Pet Industry Grapples With Its Meat Problem
Sustainable Pet Industry Grapples With Its Meat Problem
Forbes

It had been an upbeat gathering of environmentally-minded pet-supply companies until someone asked about meat. “What do we do about the pet industry's participation in the meat industry,” asked Maya Fano-Carotti of the American…

mb.com.ph - Available local and foreign agricultural scholarships for graduate students
Available local and foreign agricultural scholarships for graduate students
Manila Bulletin

At present, there are available scholarship programs and financial assistance being provided by the government and other entities that support graduate studies either in the Philippines or abroad. The graduate scholarships and financial assistance…

columbiatribune.com - Pat Westhoff, Columbia Daily Tribune - Carrots and sticks in climate policy for agriculture
Carrots and sticks in climate policy for agriculture
Columbia Daily Tribune

Agriculture accounts for a significant share of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, but it can also make an important contribution to efforts to reduce emissions and sequester carbon. An important policy question is whether to rely more on carrots or…

ft.com - Martin Wolf - Why radical reform of urban planning is essential
Why radical reform of urban planning is essential
Financial Times

Here are two facts about land use in England: houses and gardens occupy just 5.9 per cent of available land ; and land with permission to develop can be worth 100 times as much as land without it. The notion that there is a shortage of land for…

theguardian.com - Patrick Barkham - 'I'm seen as the fool': the farmers putting trees back into the UK's fields
'I'm seen as the fool': the farmers putting trees back into the UK's fields
The Guardian

Andy Gray stands beside an enormous hill of bare red earth and smiles with a hint of mischief. This is his best field, its soils known as Crediton red land. The region was once known for producing swedes prized by Covent Garden market. Now, every…

telegraph.co.uk - Helena Horton - Landowners to be paid to create 'nature corridors' alongside rivers as beaver habitat
Landowners to be paid to create 'nature corridors' alongside rivers as beaver habitat
The Telegraph

Landowners could be paid to stop tending to riverbanks running through their property under Government plans to help rewild beavers across Britain. Enjoy unlimited access to all articles Get unlimited access for free for your first month Cancel…

politico.com -  Meridith McGraw - Matthew McConaughey making calls as he weighs running for Texas governor
Matthew McConaughey making calls as he weighs running for Texas governor
POLITICO

Matthew McConaughey speaks onstage during HISTORYTalks Leadership & Legacy at Carnegie Hall. | Noam Galai/Getty Images for HISTORY) Alright, alright, alright … he might, he might, he might. Matthew McConaughey has publicly said a run for…

telegraph.co.uk - Charles Parton - Four good reasons why Communist China will never become the world superpower
Four good reasons why Communist China will never become the world superpower
The Telegraph

The prevailing narrative is that China will be the pre-eminent power of the 21st century, thanks to its vast population and apparently ever-growing economy. But there are at least four good reasons to think that this narrative is wrong, what might…

mainichi.jp - Opinion: Let's work together to reverse desertification, land degradation, drought - The Mainichi
Opinion: Let's work together to reverse desertification, land degradation, drought - The Mainichi
毎日新聞

What do you think of when you hear the word 'desertification'? Sand dunes slowly encroaching on bountiful farmland? The Sahara and Gobi taking over Africa and Asia? Rivers and streams drying up? That's certainly part of it. But the key impact of…

forbes.com - Ethan Chorin - What Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Does - And Doesn't - Mean For The Abraham Accords
What Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Does - And Doesn't - Mean For The Abraham Accords
Forbes

By the start of the seventh consecutive day of attacks, counter-attacks and protests in Gaza, the West Bank and in mixed Arab-Israeli neighborhoods in Israel, more than 140 people (disproportionately Palestinian) have been killed and hundreds more…

dailymail.co.uk - Minette Batters For The Mail - NFU President: You can't level up by throwing family farms under a bus
NFU President: You can't level up by throwing family farms under a bus
Mail Online

Last year, The Mail on Sunday ran a major campaign to save this country's family farms from the very real threat of trade deals which would have brought imports of cheaply produced, substandard food into this country. More than a million people…

premiumtimesng.com - Oge Udegbunam - Women in Agriculture: 'Nigerian govt should discard idea of fertilizer supply being farmers' biggest problem
Women in Agriculture: 'Nigerian govt should discard idea of fertilizer supply being farmers' biggest problem
Premium Times Nigeria

Aderonke Eko-Aderinoye is the founder of Agrihub Nigeria. She is a trained agribusiness coach and cultivates orange-fleshed sweet potatoes but currently is into food processing. Ms Eko-Aderinoye owns her business in Ogun State. In this episode of…

theguardian.com - Graham Readfearn - It's on our plates and in our poo, but are microplastics a health risk?
It's on our plates and in our poo, but are microplastics a health risk?
The Guardian

As much as the idea might be unpalatable, all of our diets are now likely to include tiny servings of plastic. The places where microplastics and plastic fibres have been found is beginning to read like a supermarket shopping list. Studies have…

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