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The Politics of Killing Elephants

Sadly, too many elephants are killed today via illegal poachers. However, that’s not the whole story of why elephants are still dying in protected areas in Africa. 32 more words

The Surprising Healing Qualities ... of Dirt

The scientists investigating this soil-health connection are a varied bunch—botanists, agronomists, ecologists, geneticists, immunologists, microbiologists—and collectively they are giving us new reasons to care about the places where our food is grown. 206 more words

Food

Conservative PM in Oz has references to climate change removed from UN report


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The lead author of a major UN report on climate change has expressed his shock that every reference to Australia was removed from the final version, following intervention from the Australian government.

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Corruption

Drought

Drought in Central America

Around 2.8 million people in three Central American countries need food aid after two consecutive years of severe drought decimated crops and exacerbated hunger among the poor, the U.N. 349 more words

Environment

Driven to Tears: Africa + Environs 'Sliding into Starvation - Again'!

UN: Up to 50m people in #Africa are facing famine by the end of 2016 as ravaged crops, disrupted water supplies + high food prices bite…

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Environment

down at the beach ...

Marine creatures mix with the crowd at times, a very small crowd most times, the tracks of the hermit crabs take precedence on the sand it seems. 19 more words

Environment

pictures from the Kimberley ...

Some random photograph images from the past, scanned. The Kimberley is one of the last unspoiled landscapes. 30 more words

Environment