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Survivors of Typhoon Rai, the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines for the past year, are choosing to stay put and rebuild their homes, for fear that relocation would cut off their source of income and affect their livelihoods.
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The world’s third largest emitter of the potent greenhouse gas, India is hesitant to join global phasedown efforts.
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Sponsored Government and industry should consider a “blend of solutions” and welcome innovation to ensure Earth's survival, said sustainability leaders at Ecosperity Week 2021.
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Maintaining crop genetic diversity needs the involvement of farming communities, and a system for sharing the benefits with them.
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#crops Opinion

A Bohemian waxwing eating mountain ash berries. Lisa Hupp, USFWS/Flickr
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?
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Communities on the frontlines of global warming impacts rarely have a say in decisions made to protect them. This must change.

Food & Agriculture

Meat is mayhem

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#crops Videos

Smallholder cooperatives are breaking new ground
Sponsored How are sustainable agricultural practices transforming smallholder livelihoods for the better?
The family is the most important thing to Dayak council chief Florianus Tihai
Sponsored 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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Sponsored 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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Sponsored 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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Sponsored [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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