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Are halophytes the crop of the future? – Mark Anderson – Aeon

Are halophytes the crop of the future? – Mark Anderson – Aeon | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
We are running out of land for traditional agriculture.
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This is very exciting and so true about the length of time it takes.

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The Microbe That Could Fight Fires

The Microbe That Could Fight Fires | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Scientists are cultivating a bacteria to thwart the invasive cheatgrass that fuels western wildfires.
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Kids’ pesticide exposure as bad for lungs as secondhand smoke

Kids’ pesticide exposure as bad for lungs as secondhand smoke | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it

Study finds California kids living in agricultural areas have a hard time breathing.

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Revegetation strategies helping urban areas combat the effects of heat waves

Revegetation strategies helping urban areas combat the effects of heat waves | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it

Plant life, or vegetation, occupies a number of functions within the urban ecosystem, playing a significant role in the sustainable development measures that enable towns and cities to adapt to climate change and the threat of heat waves.

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Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN)

Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) has become the new goal for the UNCCD, following the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the ...
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This is important!!

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We have 15 years to halt biodiversity loss, can it be done? - The Conversation UK

We have 15 years to halt biodiversity loss, can it be done? - The Conversation UK | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Achieving the UN's ambitious new target will require some big changes.
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Your Lawn Part 1: Replacing The Green Desert This Fall In Fairfield County - The Daily Voice

Your Lawn Part 1: Replacing The Green Desert This Fall In Fairfield County - The Daily Voice | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
The Daily Voice Your Lawn Part 1: Replacing The Green Desert This Fall In Fairfield County The Daily Voice Unfortunately, our lawns consist primarily of non-native turf grasses that are not well-adapted to our environment, and as a result, require...
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Busy bushfire season predicted for Australia's most populous regions - Sydney Morning Herald

Busy bushfire season predicted for Australia's most populous regions - Sydney Morning Herald | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Another year of above-average fire risk is on the way as the long-term decline in cool season rainfall combines with a strengthening El Nino.
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VVP CMN on Twitter

VVP CMN on Twitter | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Conservation and production – learn a new model of revegetation …https://victorianvolcanicplainscmn.wordpress.com/2015/09/02/conservation-and-production-learn-a-new-model-of-revegetation/ … pic.twitter.com/3yqJUMp14j...
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Preserving bees fighting climate change and biodiversity loss CAP EU Agriculture

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New national seed strategy aims to make burned lands more resilient - The Spokesman Review

New national seed strategy aims to make burned lands more resilient - The Spokesman Review | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Even as fires ravage landscapes across the west, restoration crews already are on the ground amid the smoke, starting work on plans to reseed and rehabilitate the burned wildlands.
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Lawns Are Now the Largest Single ‘Crop’ in America

Americans' lawns now cover an area three times larger than any irrigated crop in the U.S. According to a new study from NASA scientists in collaboration with ...
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Excellent reasons to go with #NativeGrassLawns grown from #NativeGrassSeeds 

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Interpreting Kings Park and Botanic Garden through signage and artwork

Take an interpretative signage journey through Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Western Australia. Attracting millions of visitors per year, Kings Park and Botanic ...
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Biodiversity and green roofs - green roof service in action

Biodiversity and green roofs - green roof service in action | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Delivering biodiversity on a green roof is an important element of green infrastructure in cities. This green roof service can help support rare wildlife.
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Agriculture in Australia

Australia is a major agricultural producer and exporter, with over 325,300 employed in Agriculture, forestry and fishing as of February 2015. Agriculture and...

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Enhancing our soils' biodiversity can improve human health

Enhancing our soils' biodiversity can improve human health | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it

Colorado State University's Diana Wall and coauthors make the case to integrate soil biodiversity research into human health studies in a paper published online in Nature November 23.

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Linking biodiversity, ecosystem services, and human well-being: three challenges for designing research for sustainability

Linking biodiversity, #ecosystemservices, & human well-being: ES research needs to become more transdisciplinary https://t.co/wVLps0HHr1
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Great Golf Courses of Australia

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Check out the beautiful  #Australia #NativeGrasses in all the roughs. Just saying we supplied many of the #nativeseeds for these courses.

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How to survive the good, bad and ugly realities of farming: escape - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

How to survive the good, bad and ugly realities of farming: escape - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
The realities of farming nearly broke Nick Shady, but he has found the secret to enjoying a challenging lifestyle.
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In Sydney, a call for paradigm shift on agriculture - Devex

In Sydney, a call for paradigm shift on agriculture - Devex | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
In Sydney, a call for paradigm shift on agriculture
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A farmer prepares his field for the planting season in Malawi.
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Battle against time to bank world’s threatened seeds

Battle against time to bank world’s threatened seeds | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Kew’s scientists are racing climate change to save the world’s most endangered and economically important seeds.
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LID Stormwater Construction Practices - YouTube

Drainage, sediment, and erosion control are all important #BMPs for #construction. What else? http://t.co/TFivTPA10K http://t.co/1Alr0wgCKP
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Harvesting invasive cattails to restore marsh biodiversity - Phys.Org

Harvesting invasive cattails to restore marsh biodiversity - Phys.Org | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
The diesel-powered harvester roars as ecologist Shane Lishawa crashes through dense, 7-foot-tall cattails toward an experimental plot established in the marsh in 2011.
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The Land Institute Ahead of Schedule in its Quest to Revolutionize Agriculture - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)

The Land Institute Ahead of Schedule in its Quest to Revolutionize Agriculture - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog) | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
Forty years into its quest to revolutionize agriculture, the Land Institute believes it is "ahead of schedule," said Managing Director Scott Seirer.
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Fantastic work done by this institute. Pity this isn't more mainstream and more awareness of the great work done here. Many videos on you tube about Wes Jackson.

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Fighting Bushfires in Australia

Australian bushfires are terrifying, expensive and hard to fight in difficult country, but Rob explains how fire retardant dropped from planes does a good job in ...
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Who else hasn't really thought about this before? 

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Taking to revegetation like a duck to water

Taking to revegetation like a duck to water | Native grasses seeds and grasses | Scoop.it
An initiative to improve the quality of the water flowing through Bathurst’s water catchment at Ben Chifley Dam has got the seal of approval from Bathurst Regional Council.
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