Category: Farming

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New Soil Study Shows Pesticides ‘Destroying the Very Foundations of Web of Life’

“These troubling findings add to the urgency of reining in pesticide use to save biodiversity.”byJessica Corbett, staff writer A study published Tuesday in the journal Frontiers in Environmental…

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Plant circadian systems may be key to sustainable farming

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer 5/1/2021 Scientists at the University of Cambridge are describing how a plant’s ability to tell time could be exploited for more sustainable…

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Wild World of Wild Yeast

By Casey Hofford Earth.com staff writer Yeast may not be much to look at, but these tiny fungal friends have played an important role in our…

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Earth Day Initiative: Food Systems

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer 4/20/2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has served as a painful reminder that the world is in urgent need of more resilient food systems….

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The majority of global farmland is at risk of pesticide pollution

By Chrissy Sexton Earth.com staff writer 4/20/2021 A new study from the University of Sydney has revealed that 64 percent of the world’s farmland is at risk of pesticide pollution….

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