Monthly Archives: May 2020

Desert Control turning deserts into fertile land

Norwegian startup, which aims to help the UAE to become food secure, finds India as a potential major market Hyderabad: Climate change and global warming degrade land, spread deserts and rise temperatures in a vicious cycle. It is estimated that 12 … Continue reading

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Sustainable agroecosystems: Cropping using regenerative agricultural principles

Richard Teague, from Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Texas A&M University, provides more insight into sustainable agroecosystems, focussing on cropping using regenerative agricultural principles Over the last century, intensive farming practices have had significant negative consequences for the soil and surrounding ecosystems. … Continue reading

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Agroforestry: Boost Food Production And Reduce Climate Change

Combining agriculture with forestry promises myriad economic and environmental benefits for those who take it up. https://extranewsfeed.com/agroforestry-boost-food-production-and-reduce-climate-change-5326f1d1ec5f by Dave Olsen Forest is a self-regulating ecosystem. When trees or leaves fall, they decompose into the soil, providing additional nutrients for more … Continue reading

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Wildlife habitat destruction and deforestation will cause more deadly pandemics like coronavirus, scientists warn

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
CNBC – PUBLISHED SAT, MAY 9 2020 – https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/09/coronavirus-wildlife-habitat-destruction-will-cause-more-pandemics.html KEY POINTS Habitat destruction like deforestation and agricultural development on wildland are increasingly forcing disease-carrying wild animals closer to humans, allowing new strains of infectious diseases to…

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