Showing posts from August 16, 2010

Pavlovsk Seed Bank Faces Destruction

John Vidal, environment editor - 8 Aug 2010 The Guardian 'Priceless collection' in Russia was never registered so does not officially exist, say developers
 Russian president Medvedev has ordered an inquiry into the station being turned into private housing. Photograph: Frans Lanting/Corbis

Mankind is Using up Global Resources Faster Than Ever

By Louise Gray -
 - 16 Aug 2010 The growing world population and increasing consumption have pushed the world into ‘eco-debt’ a month earlier this year, according to the latest statistics on global resources.

Climate Change Debate Rises with Pakistan Floods

By Zofeen Ebrahim - KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug 16, 2010 (IPS) "If this is not... Please also read: "Is Climate Change a Four-Letter Word?"

Uncovering the Lies That Are Sinking the Oil

Truthout - 16 Au '10 - by: Dahr Jamail and Erika Blumenfeld The rampant use of...

Fields Soaked Near Winnipeg and Manitoba's Interlake; Farmers Try to Stay Afloat

By: Jen Skerritt and Matt Preprost - Winnipeg Free Press - 16/08/2010 CBC photo Yields, quality to take a hit.... Please also read, "Is Climate Change a Four-Letter Word?"

Could Zero Tillage Prove to be a Boon for Developing-World Farmers?

By Abby Massey - Worldwatch Institute In agriculture, sometimes less... Canadian wheat field l.p. photo