January 13, 2015 @ 12:40 pm By Samantha Hurst Eco and sustainability visionaries are joining forces in groves with Sustainability Partnerships, a growing eco cooperative comprised of sustainability projects and visionaries; a non-profit, and a Pay It Forward company located in Los Angeles, California. The cooperative is donating 1 Million equity shares to support new … Continue reading Eco Visionaries Unite With Sustainability Partnerships to Yield Support, Funding, & Fruitation For Various Projects
FEROZE VARUN GANDHI The Hindu NO SAY: “Schemes like NREGA focus on creating jobs and roads, while resisting localised decision-making.” Picture shows farmers involved in NREGA work in Srikakulum, Andhra Pradesh. India’s small farmers have been struggling for centuries now and they need social and governmental action to change their future Of India’s 121 million … Continue reading An uncertain Hobbesian life
TRUCKEE, Calif. — One of the primary roles of public libraries is to respond to the specific resource needs of their communities. Sometimes those needs result in unexpected services, such as in Alameda and Richmond, Calif., Basalt, Colo., and LaCrosse, Wisc., where seed-lending libraries have emerged to serve their residents. At seed libraries, patrons “check … Continue reading Future of libraries: Sowing the seeds of agri-terrorism?
Agriculture Minister K.P. Mohanan inaugurating the National Agrifest-2014, a seven-day agriculture festival, at the Vallliyurkavu Temple grounds at Mananthavady in Wayanad district on Saturday. Panchayats that shift to the system by August eligible for award Agriculture Minister K.P. Mohanan has said that the government will execute various projects to promote organic cultivation in the State. … Continue reading Incentives for local bodies to go organic
AMPATI: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma officially launched the Mission Organic in South West Garo Hills District during the day-long conclave on Clean & Green Mission under IBDLP at Betasing Block on Friday under the theme, “Promising an organic revolution for transformation of Meghalaya.”The conclave is a convergence programme of the Horticulture, Agriculture and C&RD departments … Continue reading CM launches Mission Organic programme in SWGH
The Soil Association has hit back at suggestions that organic farming could be worse for the environment than conventional farming methods. Climate expert Lord John Krebs told the Oxford Farming Conference on Wednesday (7 January) that organic farming might do more damage to the environment due to increased land required and carbon released from the … Continue reading Soil Association ‘bemused’ by organic farming criticism