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India to give land for I2U2-backed food parks

15 July 2022

Projects aimed at food security India will provide "appropriate land" for "food parks" across the country that will be built in collaboration with Israel, United States and the United Arab Emirates. The plan for the "integrated food parks" was announced in a Joint Statement after the leaders of the…

Georgian Agriculture Minister discusses country’s food security with US officials

8 July 2022

Food safety and transfer of modern technology and knowledge to farmers in Georgia were discussed between Agriculture Minister Otar Shamugia and United States officials in Washington, the Ministry announced on Friday.  During his visit to the capital, Shamugia held meetings with Cary Fowler, the US…

At U.N.'s COP26 climate summit, Indigenous voices are calling for more than lip service

30 October 2021

Ron Turney, a water protector of the White Earth Nation tribe, has been diligently photographing what he says shows the effects of drilling fluid spills and an aquifer breach in northern Minnesota, where a Canadian energy company finished replacement of a crude oil pipeline in September. The Line 3…

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Eviction filings were projected to soar during the pandemic. So why doesn’t the data show that they have? JOHN MOORE / GETTY IMAGES

What Happened to the Eviction Tsunami?

11 January 2022

Since the pandemic began, housing experts (including one of the authors of this article) have been predicting that the pandemic’s economic fallout would produce an eviction “tsunami” that could put as many as 40 million people out of their homes. The experts are still waiting. When the pandemic…

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Application of NASA SPoRT-Land Information System (SPoRT-LIS) Soil Moisture Data for Drought

NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) has opened a new open, online webinar series: Application of NASA SPoRT-Land Information System (SPoRT-LIS) Soil Moisture Data for Drought. This 3-part webinar series is focused on the introduction of the NASA Land Information System (LIS)…