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Glocal Issues: problems and solutions
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New science reveals agriculture’s true climate impact

New science reveals agriculture’s true climate impact | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it

"Scientists can finally prove that overuse of fertilizer in industrial farming is a major cause of climate change. Whether or not this will make it easier to hold Big Ag accountable is yet to be seen"

 

Excellent article in Grist on the need to cut nitrous oxide emissions.


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Drowning in Excess Nitrogen

Drowning in Excess Nitrogen | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it

Synthetic nitrogen fertilizers have revolutionized worldwide food production, but after a century, environmentalists are sounding the alarm as our waterways are affected.


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