Category Archives: Agriculture

Positive Environmental News

Positive Environmental News

From melting Arctic ice to dying coral reefs to rising sea levels, there was no shortage of grim environmental news in 2016.  But the news wasn’t all bad.  There were several bright spots for the environment last year as well.

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Bleached And Dying

Bleached And Dying

Climate change is posing a major threat to the future of coral reefs.  According to a recent United Nations-backed study, if swift action is not taken to curb greenhouse gas emissions, annual coral bleaching events will affect nearly all of the world’s coral reefs.  And coral bleaching can result in serious coral mortality – as… Continue Reading

European Lessons On Food Waste

European Lessons On Food Waste

Americans toss out an almost unbelievable $161 billion worth of food every year.  There are numerous efforts underway to address this problem, but they are mostly at the local level or in the business sector.   To date, we have no national- or international-level policies that tackle the issue.  In this regard, Europe is way ahead… Continue Reading