#crops News

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A boom in plastic greenhouses in the Central Highlands city of Dalat may protect farmers from the impacts of erratic weather, but their environmental toll is building in the agriculture-heavy region.
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The Indonesian government plans to audit all palm oil companies operating in the country, in a bid to tackle an ongoing shortage and high prices of cooking oil.
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This year, an early and hotter start to the summer has forced a change in the crop cycle in Gilgit-Baltistan, high up in the Hindu Kush Himalayas.
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Reducing NOx pollution can mitigate crop decline caused by climate change, according to researchers.
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#crops Opinion

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Recommendations to price agricultural emissions in New Zealand have now been submitted to the government. However, numerous uncertainties surround the scheme, which will need to be addressed if it’s to work properly.
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Mammal extinctions make it harder for flora to survive too, researchers have found.
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Food & Agriculture

Ending hunger sustainably

Saving the planet does not have to come at the expense of feeding the poor, and vice versa. If governments can implement a series of relatively low-cost initiatives with private-sector support, the world can still wipe out global hunger by 2030 without jeopardising the fight against climate change.
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Import bans bring social issues to the fore forcing agribusiness to assess their obligations to their workforces. Are such regulatory bans the best way to address the social issues prevalent in the industry?

Food & Agriculture

Meat is mayhem

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#crops Videos

Smallholder cooperatives are breaking new ground
EB Studio How are sustainable agricultural practices transforming smallholder livelihoods for the better?
The family is the most important thing to Dayak council chief Florianus Tihai
EB Studio The indigenous Dayak people of Kalimantan, Indonesia are working with an agribusiness giant to retain their time-honoured customs and practices while expanding the local economy.
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From conflict to co-existence: Earthworm Foundation has come up with a solution to managing human-elephant conflict in palm oil plantations in Sabah.
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Narrated by renowned environmentalist David Attenborough, Netflix's latest documentary series is a stunning insight into the world of animals and an urgent plea to protect their fast disappearing habitats.
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#crops Podcasts

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EB Studio An alliance between an environmental group and an agribusiness company aims to reduce encroachment by smallholder coffee farmers in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, one of Sumatra’s last stands of lowland forest.
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EB Studio As global attention focuses on forests and the plight of orangutans, the untold part of the palm oil story is people. What is the industry doing to protect palm oil workers' rights and those of the people who defend their land as the industry expands?
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EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In this first episode of the series Tomorrow's cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how cold chain can secure the future of food in the world's most populous continent.
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