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forbes.com - Daniela De Lorenzo - Switzerland To Vote On End Of Intensive Livestock Farming
Switzerland To Vote On End Of Intensive Livestock Farming
Forbes

Copyright 2013 Bloomberg Finance LP Switzerland calls on 25 September its citizens to cast a vote for the referendum to decide whether or not to abolish intensive livestock farming. The proposal has been put forward by a popular initiative filed in…

chicagoreader.com - Micco Caporale - Little Village farming, Kyiv City Ballet, Tone Deaf anniversary, and more
Little Village farming, Kyiv City Ballet, Tone Deaf anniversary, and more
Chicago Reader

All hands on deck! Little Village Environmental Justice Organization is hosting a volunteer day at their farm site (31st and Albany). From 8 AM-noon, they're inviting people to spend some time getting to know them and the land. What a great way to…

nytimes.com - Jeffrey Gettleman - In Ukraine's South, Fierce Fighting and Deadly Costs
In Ukraine's South, Fierce Fighting and Deadly Costs
The New York Times

AT THE KHERSON FRONT, Ukraine — The commander banged on the door furiously. “I need help!” he shouted. When Tetiana Kozyr opened up, the commander rushed in, carrying a young soldier on his shoulders. She said the young man was…

stripes.com - Oh, my gourd: Finding the perfect pumpkin at Hitscherhof farm
Oh, my gourd: Finding the perfect pumpkin at Hitscherhof farm
Stars and Stripes

Every year before the pandemic, Hitscherhof farm put on a fall festival that drew vendors from around the region and crowds to rival Germany's most popular Christmas markets. Hitscherhof is one of the best places in southwestern Germany to get in…

theguardian.com - Karen McVeigh - Scotland's defenders of the seas: the volunteers standing up for sea life
Scotland's defenders of the seas: the volunteers standing up for sea life
The Guardian

Scotland's coastal waters are in trouble. They contain some of the world's richest and most diverse marine life: bottlenose dolphins, porpoises, minke whales and orcas are among 20 cetacean species found along its coast, while seagrass and kelp…

bbc.co.uk - Former Gardeners' World home objects to solar farm - BBC News
Former Gardeners' World home objects to solar farm - BBC News
BBC

The owner of a tourist attraction which was once the home of BBC Gardeners' World has said its future is at risk, due to a planned 81-hectare solar farm. Barnsdale Gardens, in Rutland, was the home of Geoff Hamilton who presented the show on site…

npr.org - Juliana Kim - Fiona destroyed most of Puerto Rico's plantain crops - a staple for people's diet
Fiona destroyed most of Puerto Rico's plantain crops - a staple for people's diet
NPR.org

Puerto Rico's plantains — a key staple in residents' diets — were among the crops hit so hard by Hurricane Fiona that the island likely won't be able to produce any for the upcoming holiday season. Ramón González…

themercury.com - Front line farming: Bombs disrupt critical Ukraine industry
Front line farming: Bombs disrupt critical Ukraine industry
The Mercury

NOVOMYKOLAIVKA, Ukraine — An unexploded rocket sticks out of a field, and another is embedded in the ground of the farm compound. Workers found a cluster bomb while clearing weeds, and there's a gaping hole in the roof of the…

cnbc.com - Trevor Laurence Jockims - How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
CNBC

The airline industry likes to point out that it is responsible for 'just' 2% of CO2 emissions globally. But as the auto industry is transformed rapidly by electric vehicles, aviation's share will grow, especially if projections for air travel to…

theguardian.com - Julia Kollewe - HRT: inside the complex global supply chain behind a $20bn market
HRT: inside the complex global supply chain behind a $20bn market
The Guardian

In the centre of the factory stand 31 reactors: giant metal globes that can hold up to 10,000 litres of liquid each. Every week, gleaming stainless steel drums arrive by truck at this plant on the outskirts of Oss, in the Netherlands. Their…

firstpost.com - Irshad Hussain September 24 - Bliss and business of organic farming in Kashmir
Bliss and business of organic farming in Kashmir
Firstpost

A scientist from Kashmir left her doctoral studies in South Korea in the middle of it in order to pursue her passion for starting an agricultural business. Insha Rasool, 30, a native of Budgam district in central Kashmir, did not let her transition…

businesstimes.co - Isabella - MIDAS SHARE TIPS: US farms could reap you returns of 9%
MIDAS SHARE TIPS: US farms could reap you returns of 9%
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Flotations have been in short supply this year. In the first nine months of 2021, 86 companies floated on the stock market, raising almost £14billion. This year, there have been just 34 deals raising less than £1.2billion. Now there are…

monitor.co.ug - LOMINDA AFEDRARU - Goat farming: New lessons at Farm Clinic
Goat farming: New lessons at Farm Clinic
Monitor

Goats are naturally browsers, very inquisitive feeders, and therefore, should be fed balanced diets in energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and clean water when housed. It is early Saturday morning and all roads lead to the Seeds of Gold Farm Clinic…

ecowatch.com - Olivia Rosane - Factory Farming Is on the Ballot in Switzerland
Factory Farming Is on the Ballot in Switzerland
EcoWatch

Factory farming is on the ballot in Switzerland, which could become the first country in the world to ban the agricultural practice linked to a host of environmental harms from animal cruelty to the climate crisis. The so-called Factory Farming…

cambridgeday.com - Jeanine Farley - Raccoons are smart, adaptable and can thrive whether in farms, forests, wetlands or cities
Raccoons are smart, adaptable and can thrive whether in farms, forests, wetlands or cities
Cambridge Day

We all know raccoons: those medium-sized mammals with black face masks, bushy striped tails and a penchant for “washing” their food. Raccoons are smart and adaptable, which is why they make their homes in cities, suburbs, farms…

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