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Regreening the Planet Could Cut as Much Carbon as Halting Oil Use – Report

Planting forests and other activities that harness the power of nature could play a major role in limiting global warming under the 2015 Paris agreement, an international study showed on Monday.

Biochar Market: Agriculture Sector and Waste Management Leading Application Segments

Biomass, the carbon-rich product produced from the pyrolytic treatment of biomass or greenwaste, can be used to improve the environment and agriculture in a number of ways.

Apparel, Textile Industry Giants Unite Around SDGs at Textile Sustainability Conference ’17

Big news has been rolling out of the Textile Exchange 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference near Washington, D.C., providing evidence of the major paradigm shift taking place in the apparel and textile industry.

Diversity of Large Animals Plays an Important Role in Carbon Cycle

With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.

How Treating Dirt Well Could Fight Climate Change

With the right management, soil could “significantly” offset increasing global emissions by trapping carbon dioxide.

This Company Wants to Regrow Earth’s Forests With Drones

“With our system, two people will be operating a small swarm of drones, and they will be able to plant 100,000 trees a day,” he said. “If you get 600 teams working around the world, we will be able to plant a billion trees a year — and that’s a scale that makes a difference.”

The Shocking Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Fabric and Leather Industries

Americans alone throw away 15 million tons of clothing — most of it having been worn just a few times. The “disposable clothing” trend completely disregards the toxic toll each garment takes on environmental and human health throughout the manufacturing and distribution processes involved in its creation.

Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Grow Rice

Malaysian farmers are watching changing weather patterns threaten their staple crops, and switching to other crops might be the only answer.