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Regenerative agriculture shows potential for British Columbia drought resilience

A Swiss-born farmer in British Columbia demonstrates how regenerative agricultural practices can boost resilience to extreme drought conditions that increasingly threaten regional food security.

Matt Simmons reports for The Narwhal.

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New ideas shed light on addressing climate issues

Environmental scientist Hannah Ritchie discusses how technological advances could lead to a more sustainable future in the face of climate challenges.

Ezra Klein reports for The New York Times.

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Exploring the potential of azolla as a future food source

A versatile fern called azolla could revolutionize food production by offering a sustainable source of nutrition and aiding in carbon capture, according to recent research.

Matt Simon reports for Wired.

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Pre-pesticides, pro-farmer: the rise of agroecology

One part ancient practices, one part worker justice, a new-old way of farming is adapting agriculture for an uncertain world.
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Meat companies like Tyson marketing “climate-friendly” burgers, but experts are skeptical

A climate-friendly hamburger? A carbon-neutral glass of milk? As companies make bold claims, a heated debate erupts.
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Solar pumps are empowering women farmers in India

On top of its climate benefits, the technology is boosting women's income and confidence while challenging traditional gender norms.
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Opinion: Climate change and soil loss — the new Dust Bowl?

How we can save our soil, stabilize the climate, and prevent a new Dust Bowl.

In May, seven people died and 37 were injured when a rare dust storm caused a 72-vehicle pileup on Interstate 55 in Illinois.

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