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Delaying vote on California's Delta Tunnels gives estuary hope

The $25 billion California Water Fix proposes to construct several massive underground tunnels that will update California's water infrastructure by diverting more water, making the delivery more reliable and improving environmental...

source: By Megan Martens
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Climate change has become more and more real for Americans over the past few decades. Sea level rise has been a problem on the East Coast, wildfires have been getting more intense on the West Coast. And weather in the Midwest and...

source: MarketPlace

It's been nearly two years since the 2018 farm bill was signed into law, legalizing industrial hemp production nationwide and fueling hopes of a hemp farming boom. But that hasn't panned out yet, with growers around the country still struggling to reap the benefits of the...

source: POLITICO

Farmers can use a variety of practices to keep their soils healthy. Some of these practices include not tilling the land, planting cover crops between growing seasons and rotating the type of crop grown on each field. However, research published in Agricultural & Environmental...

source: American Society of Agronomy via Phys.org

Will switchgrass, a tall, resilient and fast-growing native plant once familiar to pioneers, become the next cash crop for farmers in states in the Chesapeake Bay drainage? In a convergence of promising developments, a new study gives switchgrass lofty environmental grades...

source: Bay Journal

The magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted political priorities across the globe, drawing attention away from the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. However, this pandemic should reinforce efforts to transition to sustainable practices in all sectors,...

source: The Parliament Magazine

As climate warming stokes longer fire seasons and more severe fires in North American boreal forests, calculating how much carbon each fire burns grows more urgent. The amount depends more on available fuels than fire weather, shows new research from Northern Arizona University...

source: Michigan Tech


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