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Lanzamos Semillera: primer concurso de crónica sobre mujeres que defienden el derecho a la alimentación, el medioambiente y la tierra

Camino al Día Mundial de la Alimentación y el Día de las Mujeres Rurales, en el marco de Semillera, nuestro programa de becas y mentorías para periodistas, lanzamos junto a We Effect: el primer concurso de crónica latinoamericana y caribeña sobre mujeres indígenas, campesinas y afrodescendientes que defienden el derecho a la alimentación, el medioambiente y la tierra. Seleccionaremos 5 ganadorxs, que recibirán un incentivo de US$ 1000 y mentorías para transformar sus propuestas en historias publicadas.

How Mezcal Makers Recycle the Spirit’s Vast Waste

Most farmers wait from six to eight years for the agave to mature before they ferment it, not touching the leaves until then. Earlier pruning, provides cattle feed in this interim, says Frías, who also directs The Billion Agave Project, an initiative by Regeneration International, a United States-based nonprofit focused on regenerative agriculture and land management.

The Audacious PR Plot That Seeded Doubt About Climate Change

Thirty years ago, a bold plan was cooked up to spread doubt and persuade the public that climate change was not a problem. The little-known meeting – between some of America’s biggest industrial players and a PR genius – forged a devastatingly successful strategy that endured for years, and the consequences of which are all around us.

‘Regenerative’ Farming: AOC’s Over-Hyped Climate Change Solution

Politicians have a complicated relationship with science. When they think the evidence comports with their political goals, they love scientists and the work that they do. However, when their ideology clashes with the data, our representatives twist themselves in knots to avoid conforming their views to the facts. Case in point, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted the following comments about regenerative agriculture…