Regeneration International talked to Vermont-based journalist Judith D. Schwartz about how we can actually avert both a climate crisis and a water crisis by, at least in part, paying more attention to how we manage water.
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The introduction of pigs and chickens is gradually restoring Bela Bela farm’s biodiversity. This project is showing huge potential for sustainable and scalable farming. It is accessible to entry-level farmers, and is particularly well suited for community projects because of quick returns at low cost.
It’s not a stretch to say that French Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll’s charisma and personality have been the driving forces behind the 4p1000 initiative. Le Foll shocked the world when he said that agriculture could provide a solution to climate change.
Last week I attended, on behalf of Regeneration International, a meeting to map out the next steps for France’s 4 per 1000 climate initiative. The meeting, called “What Governance and Roadmap for the 4 per 1000?” took place during the Salon International de l’Agriculture du Maroc (SIAM), in Meknes, Morocco.
This week, world leaders are hashing out a binding agreement in Paris at the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. And for the first time, they’ve made the capture of carbon in soil a formal part of the global response to the climate crisis.
罗马 – 各国应致力于确保就应对气候变化签署一项雄心勃勃的协议，并将粮食安全和农业作为相关讨论的主题，粮农组织总干事若泽·格拉济阿诺·达席尔瓦说，而法国农业部长斯特凡纳·勒福尔则警告说，如果不这样做，最近在抗击全球饥饿方面取得的进展将会消失殆尽。
최근 과학 및 정부 집단에서 온실가스 배출과 이로 인해 야기되는 극단적인 계절 현상을 어떻게 대처할 것인지에 대한 집중적인 토론이 이루어지고 있습니다. 많은 분석가들은 대기 중 탄소가 더 증가하지 않도록 우리가 화석 연료 사용을 반드시 중지해야 한다고 믿습니다. 또한, 우리가 더 많은 극단적인 계절 현상 및 이러한 현상이 가져오는 사회적 갈등, 경제적 단절과 연계된 인류의 비극을 줄이길 원한다면, 이미 공기 중에 존재하는 이산화탄소를 제거해야 한다고 주장합니다.
Holistic management, with its counterintuitive claim that more, rather than fewer, cattle can improve the land, has been around for decades – a kind of perennial cattleman’s quarrel, and a thorn in the hide of ranchers and anti-ranchers alike. The use of livestock as a tool for restoration has been scoffed at by scientists, reviled by vegetarians and those who blame cows for climate change, and a flashpoint for tension over how to conserve land in the American West.
The US Drought Monitor reports that 88 percent of this year’s corn crop and 77 percent of the soybean crop are now affected by the most severe drought since 1988. In response the Worldwatch Institute launched a 12 step guide to combatting drought and desertification. These tips can be used by policy makers around the world and in dry climates in the Middle East. Read on for the list.
Can we achieve a 70% increase in food production by 2050? It’s often quoted as an objective, but some areas of Africa have seen agricultural productivity decline by half due to erosion and desertification. If productivity is ever to go up, we may need to start by looking down: at the soil.
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