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The leaves on the tree of life are almost all microbes

The leaves on the tree of life are almost all microbes

Mary Hoff | 
Planet of the insects? Heck no. Planet of the microbes. Science has long struggled with estimating how many species of ...
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How crop insurance discourages use of sustainable cover crops

Kristin Ohlson | 
Cover crops feed soil microorganisms so they can, in turn, deliver more nutrients to the cash crop. They also improve ...

Can agroecology become mainstream?

Alastair Iles, Maywa Montenegro | 
So, what gives industrialized agriculture such staying power despite its adverse impacts, even as alternatives offer such benefits? And how ...

Failure to consider GMO’s effects on society, environment impede crop’s success

Jonathan Foley | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . GMOs ...

CRISPR offers opportunity for society to re-define GMOs

Maywa Montenegro | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . .Can ...

Can GMOs restore habitats, save endangered species?

Greg Breining | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  To some, GMOs are ...
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GMOs ‘no silver bullet,’ world needs ‘lower-tech’ solutions for food security challenges

Jonathon Foley | 
The world needs a new global food narrative that focuses less on technologies like genetic modification and more on how ...