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Fresh greenery adds a festive scent to holiday decor
Augusta Free Press • Afp
Farming alliance supports documentary about GMOs
Augusta Free Press • Afp
Turtle doves 'nearing UK extinction because of farming practices'
Telegraph • Victoria Ward
Anglers outraged by videos of netting in protected area
Australian Broadcasting Corporation • Henry Jones
10 endangered unesco heritage sites
Matador Network • Henry Miller
Where have all our insects and birds gone? | Letters
The Guardian • Letters
Mexico's logging threatens butterflies
Science • A.B. Leverkus, D.B. Lindenmayer, E.H. Williams, L.P. Brower, P.F. Jaramillo-Lopez
GM banana shows promise against deadly fungus strain
Science • E. Stokstad
Finnish bakery becomes first in Europe to sell insect loaf
Daily Mail • Mailonline, Molly Rose Pike
Scientists chase deadly monkeypox virus deep in African rain forest
Toronto Star • Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post
 
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Forestry & Logging, Interior Design
Fresh greenery adds a festive scent to holiday decor
Augusta Free PressAfp
Some Virginians choose and cut their own Christmas trees, and many purchase fresh wreaths and garlands as well. Tree farms often sell wreaths and garlands made from fresh greenery. Richard Nuckols, owner of Nuckols Christmas Tree Plantation in Cumberland County, makes wreaths...
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Agriculture, Food Security
Farming alliance supports documentary about GMOs
Augusta Free PressAfp
The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance believes the documentary Food Evolution may go a long way toward changing people’s minds about genetically modified organisms in agriculture. “GMOs have been one of the three forefront issues that we have tried to address with...
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Agriculture, Biodiversity
Turtle doves 'nearing UK extinction because of farming practices'
TelegraphVictoria Ward
Turtle doves are on the brink of extinction in the UK because of farming practices, it has been claimed. Numbers have plummeted by 70 per cent in five years, leading the RSPB to call for an urgent “overhaul” of the current agricultural...
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Fishing Industry
Anglers outraged by videos of netting in protected area
Australian Broadcasting CorporationHenry Jones
Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek. A Northern Territory fisherman has angered recreational anglers after posting several videos on social media show him using nets in a Managed Fishing Zone. A Managed Fishing Zone is...
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Forestry & Logging
10 endangered unesco heritage sites
Matador NetworkHenry Miller
There are just over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2017. Many of these, including the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park, are protected by national and local governments on top of efforts made by the UN. However, even with all this...
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Agriculture, Environment
Where have all our insects and birds gone? | Letters
The GuardianLetters
With regard to David Marjot’s letter about lost insects in Surrey (18 November), we too have noticed a sharp decline in insects over the last 10 years in south Wales, but there are no neonicotinoids used in the area. In fact, as...
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Deforestation, Science
Mexico's logging threatens butterflies
ScienceA.B. Leverkus, D.B. Lindenmayer, E.H. Williams, L.P. Brower, P.F. Jaramillo-Lopez
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Agriculture, Science
GM banana shows promise against deadly fungus strain
ScienceE. Stokstad
A field trial in Australia has shown that genetically modified banana trees can resist the deadly fungus that causes Panama disease, which has devastated banana crops in Asia, Africa, and Australia and is a major threat for banana growers in the Americas....
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Agriculture, Food Security
Finnish bakery becomes first in Europe to sell insect loaf
Daily MailMailonline, Molly Rose Pike
A new stomach churning bread recipe could be the solution to ending world hunger according to one bakery in Finland. A Scandinavian bakery group has said it will be the first in the world to offer bread made out of insects at...
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Forestry & Logging
Scientists chase deadly monkeypox virus deep in African rain forest
Toronto StarLena H. Sun, The Washington Post
MANFOUETE, Congo Republic — Along a narrow, winding river, a team of American scientists is travelling deep into the Congo rain forest to a village that can be reached only by boat. The scientists are from the Centers for Disease Control and...
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