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MENA: The power of soil: How our precarious climate shaped the Arab Spring

MENA: The power of soil: How our precarious climate shaped the Arab Spring | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The history of the Middle East, and the recent teachings of the 2010-11 uprisings, highlight an important lesson: Ignore ecological integrity at your peril
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Soil health ought to be pressing concern for every aspect of the nutrition industry

Soil health ought to be pressing concern for every aspect of the nutrition industry | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The health of the world’s soils is becoming a pressing concern for the world’s ecologists. Any company touting its sustainability bona fides ought really to have a soil protection component to its program for that message to be more than mere lip service.
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Ecological agriculture as a coping mechanism amid pandemics

Ecological agriculture as a coping mechanism amid pandemics | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated many countries and their economies in ways that no-one could have imagined. While the pandemic is primarily a health crisis, it has come to encompass all aspects of life thus requiring comprehensive national and international collective action.
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Evidence that organic farming promotes pest control - Nature Sustainability

Evidence that organic farming promotes pest control - Nature Sustainability | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

Ecological intensification of agro-ecosystems, based on the optimization of ecological functions such as biological pest control, to replace agrochemical inputs is a promising route to reduce the ecological footprint of agriculture while maintaining commodity production. However, the performance of organic farming, often considered as a prototype of ecological intensification, in terms of pest control remains largely unknown.

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