News & Events

with Jairo Restrepo

08/05/2019

For farmers, young people, students, technicians & all lovers of learning how to cultivate living soils, food and happy hearts.

"Organic agriculture is dedicated to  rescuing the old dreams of...

Kirsten James and Barbara Grady

08/02/2019

Last year California set a goal to become carbon-neutral by 2045. Some called it unrealistic, while we call it mission-critical. But how do we get there? As we search for ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to prevent...

Dr. Max Liboiron

12/21/2018

Nain is the most northern Inuit community in Nunatsiavut, Canada. It was ...

Ellen Knickmeyer / AP

07/31/2019

(WASHINGTON) — A conservative lawyer and writer who argues for selling off the nation’s public lands is now in charge of a nearly quarter-billion acres in federally held rangeland and other wilderness.

Interior...

07/26/2019

This remarkable Fair is devoted to recovering traditional community trading practices based on knowledge sharing, respect for nature, equity, promoting food sovereignty, responsible consumption and linkage with other...

Joseph G. Allen

07/25/2019

Joseph G. Allen is assistant professor at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and faculty adviser to the Harvard Healthy Building Materials Academy.

Here’s a question: Do you think that a chemical...

Lyndsay Walsh

07/23/2019

Do you prefer to hear good news or bad news first? I will begin by giving you the (unsurprisingly) bad news. Today’s world is an unequal place. Standards of living vary massively both between and within countries.

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Daniela Schulman

07/23/2019

“The land that my father has given me, I hope to be able to pass on to my children in good condition, so that they can pass it on to future generations and that for them it will be even better than when I received it,”...

07/11/2019

Citizens and environmentalists fear irreversible damage if the Canadian company, Argonaut Gold, carries out its plans to begin operations in the Cerro del Gallo mining project which would exploit 20 thousand 270 hectares...

Carlos García

07/09/2019

Argonaut Gold would exploit more than 20 thousand hectares that include old deposits.

The Canadian company, Argonaut Gold, is planning to exploit minerals in the town of San Antón de las Minas....

11/27/2017

[The Education Collaborative is including this 2017 news as background information on the current protests in Dolores Hidalgo.]

Toronto, Ontario - Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX: AR) (the “...

Gene Palumbo and Elisabeth Malkin

03/29/2017

[The Education Collaborative is including this 2017 news as background information on the current protests in Dolores Hidalgo.]

SAN SALVADOR — Lawmakers in El Salvador voted...

06/18/2019

On Tuesday, June 18, more than 1,500 people from communities in the southern region of Dolores Hidalgo gathered in a meeting attended by the president of the municipality, Miguel Angel Rayas. They demanded that he deny...

Pat Thomas

06/21/2019

If the biotech industry has its way, the meat, eggs and milk on your plate could soon come from genetically engineered farm animals—and without laws requiring these products to be labeled, you’ll never know.

Just a...

Janet Cotter

06/20/2019

On June 11, President Donald Trump issued an executive order to "streamline" GMO regulations in the US. Trump's order also aims to brainwash the US people into accepting GMOs. There is to be no open debate on the topic....

Desmond Brown

06/20/2019

ANKARA, With two-thirds of the world’s population projected to be living in cities by 2050, increasing pressure continues to be placed on forests which are being cleared to make way for agricultural production.

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Baher Kamal

05/20/2019

Amazingly organised social communities, bees ensure food chain. ‘Bee’ grateful to them… at least on their World Day! While the (surprisingly) still called homo sapiens continue to destroy Mother Nature, bees and...

05/07/2019

Where, when, and how work is done is changing. Advances in artificial intelligence, automation, and data processing continue to shift responsibilities from workers to digital systems. These disruptions are often...

Phil McCausland

05/20/2019

Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California....

Bob Quinn

05/10/2019

Agricultural chemicals aren't helping us to be better farmers or make more money. Rather they are harming our health and undermining the economic and agronomic viability of our farms.

As a kid growing up on a...

05/06/2019

A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without...

05/07/2019

From October 10-13, 2019, the Mexican Network for Our Seeds will host its second encuentro--”Building Bridges Between the Country and the City: In Defense of our Food and Biocultural Diversity.” The...

Desmond Brown

04/29/2019

Jamaica and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are embracing renewable energy as part of their plans to become decarbonised in the coming decades.

The Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, has...