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Ecosystem of the Forests!

Forests- the name, most people generally term synonymous with wildness, disorganized environment. For some rare nature lovers, however, a dense forest is no different from a heritage site. So in this article, let us have a bit of insight into how this diversity of wildness and natural heritage coexist in …

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Paper Bags or Plastic Bags?

Well, it is a very old question, whenever it comes to check – out after grocery shopping – plastic or paper bag? Well, it seems to be a very easy choice but there are a number of details and inputs hidden in both of them. From re-usability to endure the …

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What Is The Greenhouse Effect?

The Earth’s surface enjoys relatively mild and stable temperatures, unlike other planets that form part of the solar system- which have excessively cold temperatures, or are exposed to the scorching sun. The reason why the Earth enjoys these temperatures is that it has the benefit of thin gases which cloak …

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Plant Breeding for Farmers, by Farmers

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to talk to Kristina Hubbard of Organic Seed Alliance about their innovative Participatory Plant Breeding program. Organic Seed Alliance is a nonprofit organization that works to advance “the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed.” OSA’s work is focused on …

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Farmers’ Rights for Reducing Hunger and Poverty

Juanita Chaves Posada, working on behalf of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) is passionate about informing smallholder farmers in developing countries about their rights. The rights she is championing flow from what subsistence farmers have cultivated, protected, and shared for thousands of years – seeds – and our food …

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