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To stop climate catastrophe, look to soil: study

By Kiley Price

March 18, 2020
Conservation News spoke to the co-author of a groundbreaking new study reports that the secret to sustainable agriculture lies in the soil — or more specifically, in the carbon stored in the soil.
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Sustainable agriculture, fish apartments, drying peatlands: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 28, 2019
In case you missed it: Sustainable agriculture could start absorbing carbon emissions by 2050, an artificial floating island could help protect marine life and peatlands — which store massive amounts of carbon — are drying up.
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3 ways climate change affects tropical rainforests

By Jessica Pink

June 26, 2018
Climate change will affect tropical rainforests — here are 3 ways how.
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Coffee giant changing the sustainability game, report shows

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 13, 2018
A Starbucks ethical sourcing program is brewing larger-than-expected changes across the coffee sector.
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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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