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July 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Guardian' launches campaign to highlight piecemeal destruction of nature

Check out the Piece by Piece campaign at http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/series/piece-by-piece

Please pass on to friends, contacts, campaign groups and anybody interested - and urge them to add information about and pictures of any developments they are worried about in the UK via the simple links so we can build up a full picture of the scale of gradual destruction.

Do also get in touch if you have news or… Continue

Added by Juliette Jowit on July 28, 2010 at 18:13 — 1 Comment

Innovation of the Week: For Pest Control, Following Nature’s Lead

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.



By Molly Theobald…



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Added by Danielle Nierenberg on July 28, 2010 at 18:08 — No Comments

Makutano Junction Soap Opera

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.





The last place most of us look to for useful…

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Added by Danielle Nierenberg on July 21, 2010 at 21:30 — No Comments

Innovation of the Week: Beating the Heat to Reduce Post-Harvest Waste

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.





By: Molly Theobald…



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Added by Danielle Nierenberg on July 15, 2010 at 19:01 — 1 Comment

“There is enough on earth for everybody's need, but not for everybody's greed”, Mahatma Gandhi

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Just a note to explain how prawn culture or…

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Added by Manipadma Jena on July 14, 2010 at 19:46 — No Comments

BBC article on the Access and Benefit-Sharing Protocol

Hello everyone,

I've just published an article on the Biodiversity Convention's ABS protocol on the BBC website. The protocol is meant to control access to genetic resources and traditional knowledge, and ensure that the benefits…

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Added by Krystyna Swiderska on July 13, 2010 at 16:08 — No Comments

Entries invited for 2010 Environmental Media Awards

Journalists who report on environmental issues might be interested in the 2010 Media Awards, co-funded by Thomson Reuters Foundation, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the COMplus Alliance of Communicators for Sustainable Development. The deadline for entries is 31 July 2010.



Six regional winners each receive a cash prize of US$500 while the global winner will be awarded US$5000 and a travel grant to attend the award ceremony which will be held in Nagoya, Japan… Continue

Added by Mike Shanahan on July 8, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

Creating Food Sovereignty for Small-Scale Farmers

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet.



By Ronit Ridberg



In part one of this two-part interview, award-winning writer, activist and academic Raj Patel talks about food sovereignty and global agricultural policies.…



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Added by Danielle Nierenberg on July 7, 2010 at 16:53 — No Comments

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