Month

March 2011

Untapped crop data from Africa predicts corn peril if temperatures rise

A hidden trove of historical crop yield data from Africa shows that corn — long believed to tolerate hot temperatures — is a likely victim of global warming. Stanford agricultural scientist David Lobell and researchers at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) r
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Following the Pleasure Principle: How to Create a Sustainable Economy That Makes Daily Life Better

For too long, environmentalists have been viewed as self-righteous killjoys demanding that everyone overhaul their wasteful habits. It’s time to change that. While some people were taking advantage of the recent three-day weekend to hit the ski slopes or enjoy some time away fro
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Bendicen lote, ahora vienen las verduras

El pasado sábado 19 de febrero de 2011 y en medio de un sitio baldío del barrio Boggs Tract representantes de varias tendencias religiosas se unieron a ancianos líderes nativoamericanos para rezar por el futuro de la primera huerta urbana en el Condado de San Joaquín. Cerca de una tre
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