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Why Majestic Tim Matters

The world lost Majestic Tim, one of Kenya’s largest elephants, in early February 2020. His story can improve awareness of conservation efforts worldwide.

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Hemp: The Little Plant That Could

It’s hard to imagine that a single plant could fulfill most human needs. Hemp (or Industrial Hemp, as it is also known) can clothe, house, medicate, feed livestock, and even cleanse soil.

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Climate Crisis 2019: 19 Numbers to Know

As extreme weather events pounded communities all over the world, it became increasingly clear via several different metrics that climate change in 2019 knew no borders.

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Sustainability In The Food Industry – Four Agricultural Innovations The Game

Sustainability In The Food Industry: By 2050, the global population will reach 9.7 billion. As the population grows, so too, will the demand for food. The sustainability of food production is at stake with climate change being a weighing challenge for global agriculture. words Ernest Biogore As the effects of climate change are becoming more and more remarkable, some areas of the globe are already facing rainfall decrease and drought. And most of them are not prepared for the challenge. From September 18-19, at the Forbes 2019 AgTech Summit, leaders of the agricultural sector reflected on agricultural innovations (being) triggered …

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The Effects of Disposable Diapers on the Environment and Human Health

Environmental Effects of Disposable Diapers: Disposable baby diapers represent an incredible amount of environmental waste. Their potential harm to infants is no less devastating. words Andrew Karpisz The Harmful Effects of Disposable Diapers Convenience VS Waste Disposable baby diapers produce an incredible amount of environmental waste. While disposable diapers may seem more convenient than cloth diapers, their environmental impact is terrifying. Not only do they form a sizeable portion of non-recyclable landfill waste, but they also contain many harmful chemicals that are subsequently dispersed into the environment. To safeguard the future, we need to consider alternatives. The Big Problem With …

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The Ethics of Using Cotton

In India, more than 100,000 people lack access to clean water, and yet a single pair of jeans can consume around 8,000 litres.

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What Does Organic Mean Anyway?

We explore the agricultural usage of the term ‘organic’, and the difference between conventional and organic farming.

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