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New model for evaluating rangeland systems launches

Rangelands are the dominant land type across the planet and millions of people rely on the natural goods and services and food security the lands provide. A recently released model, G-Range, allows scientists and policymakers ...

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Environment
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Scientists develop sustainable investing framework

Scientists at The City University of New York (CUNY) and Harvard University, in partnership with UBS Asset Management, have developed a scientific framework to inform investment decisions that make positive contributions ...

dateFeb 01, 2018 in Environment
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Filling intercropping info gap

Two crops or one? Sometimes, growing two crops simultaneously on the same piece of land - called intercropping - can benefit farmers. But it needs careful planning and resource management.

dateNov 15, 2017 in Environment
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Changing the face of Indian farming

Indian agriculture is expected to feed a growing and increasingly urbanised population. But if everyone wants to move to towns and cities, who is left to farm the land?

dateOct 26, 2017 in Environment
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