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Bovine seaweed snacks, rising seas, marmot comeback: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 1, 2020
In case you missed it: Seaweed could help curb methane emissions from livestock, a new index found that social inequality could exacerbate the impacts of natural disasters and Canada’s most endangered mammal is bouncing back from the edge of extinction.
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Sustainability heavyweights take aim at environmental impacts of soy, beef, palm oil

By Jamey Anderson

September 6, 2017
A new effort is aiming to minimize the environmental impacts of soy, beef and palm oil with some significant players in sustainability.
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Two ears, one mouth

By Jamey Anderson

August 9, 2017
In South Africa’s Eastern Cape conservationists are connecting with local communities through culture, science and shared values.
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‘Time to fix things now’

By Jamey Anderson

August 7, 2017
In the farming town of Matatiele, a partnership is protecting Africa’s most biodiverse grassland and bringing prosperity through livestock auctions.
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In parched South Africa, herders find ally in nature

By Tori Linder

May 2, 2017
Higher prices for cattle plus healthier rangelands means small-scale ranchers are better prepared for the next drought.
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