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Does investment in sustainable farming pay off?

Exploring the nascent field of sustainable farmland investment, a new report from the Yale Center for Business and the Environment found that innovative investment strategies focused on sustainable agriculture appear to deliver ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Environment
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First detection of ammonia in the upper troposphere

Population is growing, climate is warming – hence, emission of ammonia (NH3) trace gas from e.g. agriculture will increase worldwide. Recently, scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for the first time detected ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Environment
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A problem: water and inequality

Lynwood and Pico Rivera are both working-class chunks of southeastern Los Angeles County, with modest homes and well-tended lawns gone brown. But the consequences of California's water crisis are playing out very differently ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Environment
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