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Native Shrubs: a Simple Fix for Drought-Stricken Crops in Sub-Saharan Africa

The use of native shrubs can help feed water to neighboring crops. This article is a good reminder that strategic crop placement is important.

The Exxons of Agriculture

It goes without saying that oil and coal companies should not have a seat at the policy table for decisions on climate change.

The Miracle of Mals

By banning pesticides in a referendum, the community of Mals in Southern Tyrol is set to garner worldwide attention. That does not mean that the conflict is …

Finding the Land that’s Right for You

At some point almost every permaculturist thinks about getting onto a piece of land.

For U.S. Tribes, a Movement to Revive Native Foods and Lands

On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging. Their efforts are …

Growing Soil

When talking about Growing Soil in the British Isles, we have long depended on the cow and its dung, whether dropped in the field or made into manure …

How Low-Tech Farming Innovations Can Make African Farmers Climate-Resilient

Farmers are observing changes in rainfall, temperature and other patterns in weather that have spurred them into shifting their farming methods.

Surfing Serendipity

Mary Pettis-Sarley is primarily concerned with knitting herself into the fabric of her world, and her world is anything but ordinary.

Reversing the Tide: Cities and Countries are Rebelling Against Water Privatization, and Winning

Private companies have been working to make a profit from water since the 1600s, when the first water companies were established in England and Wales.

Groundbreaking State Law Tested in Colorado Headwaters Stream

The infamous use-it-or lose-it rule is arguably the biggest barrier to water conservation and river-flow restoration in the western United States.

Cookin’ Dinner for the Revolution

Our community first began cooking together in Waveland, Mississippi in 2005 just after Hurricane Katrina.
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