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Boosting Crop Yields Without GMO

Thanks to Anthropocene for this summary on agricultural technology possibly breaking through the GMO debate in the near future:

A non-GMO approach to producing bigger, better wheat…

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Coffee, Birds & How They Matter

Our lives in the New World Tropics has allowed a frequent convergence between birds and coffee, even in the most simple terms of enjoying birdsong in our garden over the first morning cup. 892 more words

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We Will Be For It

We have not seen one yet, apart from Uber and Lyft (which we have been grateful for as users already), but when we do see any pure form(s) of this mythical app our support will be early and often: 167 more words

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Fish & Coconuts & Conservation

S.W. Reddy’s discussion of the islands where she carried out empirical research in the behavioral economics vein reminds of some fundamental similarities to Kerala, especially the fish and coconuts part. 167 more words

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China Closes Out 2016 With Another Important Conservation Statement

Yesterday’s news, combined with today’s, could be called a conservation bifecta:

China Bans Its Ivory Trade, Moving Against Elephant Poaching

By EDWARD WONG

China announced on Friday that it was banning all commerce in ivory by the end of 2017, a move that would shut down the world’s largest ivory market and could deal a critical blow to the practice of elephant poaching in Africa.

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Food's Future Seen In Urgent Present Perspective

When this particular chef develops a thought into action, we are at least curious. When he shares a short essay on how the future of food might work, such as… 634 more words

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