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Sustainability is a buzzword in today’s world as people become more interested in taking care of our natural resources for the generations to come. What does this word mean though? Sustainabil…

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Raise your hand if you enjoy mowing your lawn. You can’t see me, but I’m not raising my hand. I don’t have a particularly large yard, but mowing the grass is not something I look forward to, even though I love to look at a freshly mowed lawn. I’ve heard of robot lawn mowers, but until last week, I had never seen one in action. I was asked if I’d like to try out the Husqvarna Automower at my ...

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A medida que se aceleran las vacunaciones contra el COVID-19, también lo hacen los plazos para que las empresas reincorporen a sus trabajadores a la oficina. El retorno al trabajo más rápido de lo esperado significa que los directores ejecutivos y los departamentos de recursos humanos están sometidos a una mayor presión para tomar decisiones difíciles. Entre ellas, la rapidez con la que se ...

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El entrenador del Real Madrid, Zinédine Zidane, aseguró que su equipo no saldrá este miércoles a Anfield a "dosificar los esfuerzos" porque afrontan la vuelta de cuartos de la 'Champions' con la intención de "ganar el partido" pese al 3-1 favorable del partido de ida. "Nosotros no vamos a dosificar los esfuerzos, venimos aquí a ganar el partido. El Real Madrid -siempre- cuando está en el campo ...

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OPINION  The Family Farm Action Alliance applauds the reintroduction of the Climate Stewardship Act in both chambers of Congress. The legislation is reminiscent of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. It’s stacked with sweeping provisions centered on voluntary incentives for conservation, renewable energy and local food-system programs. The Family Farm Action Alliance is optimistic that if enacted the legislation would offer both immediate and long-term relief to farmers struggling to navigate a consolidated food system in a changing climate.

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The span of time is hard to fathom. A human lifespan is just one dot on the line of time. Time passes quickly for us but seems slow in the sense of its vastness stretching back through history.

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Cuando los incendios forestales arrasaron Oregón el pasado Día del Trabajo, se quemaron enormes extensiones de bosque, incluidas 63 mil hectáreas de tierras privadas más pequeñas. La ley estatal de Oregón exige a los propietarios de bosques que replanten sus tierras en los dos años siguientes a un incendio forestal, pero muchos no han podido hacerlo: Solían depender en gran medida de los ...

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Tel Aviv — Científicos israelíes de la Universidad de Tel Aviv (TAU) anunciaron que pueden hacer menos letal el cáncer cerebral más mortal que existe después de lograr detener el crecimiento de los tumores, tanto en ratones como en un modelo de laboratorio con células humanas, bloqueando proteínas específicas. Quien sufre de glioblastoma, considerado uno de los cánceres más agresivos que ...

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When wildfires ripped through Oregon last Labor Day, they burned huge swaths of forest, including 63,000 acres of smaller, private lands. Oregon state law requires forest owners to replant their land within two years of a wildfire, but many haven’t been able to: They used to rely heavily on state-run tree nurseries, but Oregon closed its nursery more than a decade ago. “We’re scratching our ...

If farmers could earn a $5-per-acre discount on crop insurance for planting cover crops, more farmers might add the conservation practice to their operations. At least that’s the case in Iowa – where 1,700 farmers have enrolled more than 500,000 acres of cover crops since fall 2019. And that’s not counting farmers and landowners who enrolled in the program in fall 2020. Those applications are still being reviewed and confirmed, according to the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.