Evergreen Agriculture: A Solution for Degraded Landscapes


Widespread land degradation is an increasing threat to ecosystem health, food production systems and livelihoods across sub-Saharan Africa. Processes such as soil erosion, biodiversity loss and deforestation, which are largely human-driven, significantly reduce the land’s capacity to deliver key ecosystem services including storm and drought buffering, soil nutrient availability, and thus food and fodder production.

Mining for Fertilizer: How Mosaic Manages Environmental Impacts

By Gina-Marie Cheeseman

There are over seven billion people in the world and every one of them needs to eat to live. Feeding a growing world population means that crop yields have to be improved. Fertilizers are important to improve crop yields in order to feed a growing global population.

From Trash to Treasure: Domtar's Mill Byproducts Used as Fertilizer

Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report
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Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.

New Report: Water and Climate Risks Are a Growing Threat to U.S. Corn Production

Growing number of food, livestock and retail companies are responding with push for more sustainable growing practices
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BOSTON, MA, June 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A new Ceres report released today shows that water and climate change risks are rising in the $67 billion U.S. corn sector, contributing to production and price volatility and growing concern by corn buyers that the nation’s largest crop needs to be grown more sustainably.

The World’s A Dirty Place. The PeePoo Bag Helps Clean It Up.

Many developing countries are without even basic sanitation. But the PeePoo bag is changing that.

The World Health Organization estimates that as many as 894 million people are without potable water. That’s water for basic needs like drinking, cooking and — going potty.

It’s hard to believe, but the average human produces somewhere between 66 and 132 lbs of poop each year. Wow! And that’s dwarfed only by the amount of urine we produce — about 132 gallons.

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