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Can agroforestry breathe new life into carbon markets?

Most carbon offset programs aimed at farmers focus on large monocrop corn and soy operations. But in Southern Appalachia, Carbon Harvest is developing an alternative market for small farms that integrate trees.
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George Monbiot: ‘Let them eat lentils’ won’t save us from animal farming – we must embrace meat substitutes

Our insatiable appetite for meat is laying waste to the planet. But the alternative is looking (and tasting) better by the day

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Eco-friendly insulation to keep your home warm and sustainable

While it isn't something you might think about very often, insulating your home is key to reducing your energy consumption through heat retention. However, many homes in the U.S. come with fiberglass insulation, which comes with a host of environmental detriments.

Is your favorite plant-based milk good for the planet? Here's how they compare

Is your favorite plant-based milk good for the planet? Here's how they compare

Oat, soy, hemp, and more: If you’re looking to ditch dairy, the options can be overwhelming. Here’s what you need to know about each milk's environmental effects.

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Reducing beef’s carbon footprint is key to achieving net-zero in Latin America and the Caribbean, new paper shows

Agriculture and related land-use changes are responsible for almost half of greenhouse gas emissions in the region, and ambitious changes to the food system are necessary to achieve these net-zero goals.

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Scientists boost soy crops through improved photosynthesis

Researchers increased yield in soy plants by making them better at photosynthesis, the process that powers life. The findings hold promise for feeding a warming world.
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