fix articles 97768, sustainable agriculture
GMO Proliferation Bills (tags)
Sneak Attack on Organic food standards by USA (tags)
Industry sneak attack on organic standards rammed through congress.
eat Local Organic food and abate global starvation (tags)
How the environment and eating (Local Organic Food) is linked to Gandhi's ideology for transforming the world. Many links.
Solar Heated Homes ~ saving Money & energy Intelligently (tags)
Review of Sustainable Technologies for Renewable Energy. Many Links to sustainable technology, Recycling, organic gardening-farming, renewable energy, Permaculture and disaster relief web sites.
Californians Support Sustainable Agriculture! (tags)
On March 6, 2004 residents of Mendocino county passed a measure banning the cultivation of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops -- also known as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) -- within their county. Mendocino county’s Measure H is being used as a model for at least seven other counties in California where local residents are well on their way to passing similar measures. Californians feel that local measures seeking to ban the cultivation of GE crops are critical steps to take in the promotion of economically and ecologically sustainable agriculture.
Independent Science Panel Report On GM In Food (tags)
8.98 million farmers adopted sustainable agriculture practices on 28.92 million hectares in Asia, Latin America and Africa; reliable data from 89 projects show higher productivity and yields: 50-100% increase in yield for rainfed crops, and 5-10% for irrigated crops; top successes include Burkina Faso, which turned a cereal deficit of 644 kg per year to an annual surplus of 153 kg, Ethiopia, where 12 500 households enjoyed 60% increase in crop yields, and Honduras and Guatemala, where 45 000 families increased yields from 400-600 kg/ha to 2,000-2,500 kg/ha.