New IPCC climate report stresses Indigenous & local land rights 58 times: let’s respond with a concrete tenure plan.
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New IPCC climate report stresses Indigenous & local land rights 58 times: let’s respond with a concrete tenure plan.

The latest IPCC climate report mentions tenure security a whopping 58 times. This is a welcome shift in emphasis from the UN – strengthening land rights is a just and sustainable way to protect vulnerable landscapes in the climate fight, and one that works. By the report’s own estimate, time is almost up. As we […]

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Coalition lobbies Congress to spur regenerative agriculture

A newly formed coalition is pushing to ensure that the 2023 farm bill focuses on regenerative agriculture, a practice that advocates say improves soil health, reduces harmful emissions and transfor…

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As the Gulf of Maine warms, it hurts soft-shell clam populations and provides their predators with ample support to flourish.

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Soil is a finite resource and a program helps farmers prevent erosion

Agriculture in the U.S. accounts for 10% of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. And yet, polls show most traditional farmers don't believe they contribute to climate change.

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In Africa, where agriculture employs about 60% of the working population according to the World Bank, the risks of food insecurity are increasingly worrying.

Mideast sandstorms snarl traffic, close schools, harm health

Sandstorms across the Middle East have delayed flights, closed schools and hospitalised thousands -- a phenomenon experts say could worsen as climate change warps regional weather patterns.
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