Published on Sep 13, 2013
Snapshot of the benefits of cover crops and when and how to plant them in the Midwest. Filmed at a cover crop field day, at Mark Jacobs' Farm in...
Plastic Bottle Recycling Increases for 24th YearLast Updated on 2014-10-20 10:02:31Plastic bottle recycling grew 120 million pounds in 2013, edging up 4.3 percent, to top 2.9 billion pounds for the year, according to figures released by the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers and the American Chemistry Council.
The recycling rate for plastic bottles climbed 0.4 percent to 30.9 percent for the year.
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Pentagon: global warming will change how US military trains and goes to warLast Updated on 2014-10-14 16:58:49Global warming is changing the way the US trains for and goes to war – affecting war games, weapons systems, training exercises, and military installations – according to the Pentagon.
The defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, will tell a high-level meeting of military leaders on Monday that the Pentagon is undertaking sweeping changes to operation systems and installations to keep up with a growing threat of rising seas, droughts, and natural disasters caused by climate change. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Living Planet Report Last Updated on 2014-10-01 11:38:42
The Living Planet Report is the world's leading, science-based analysis on the health of our planet and the impact of human activity. Knowing we only have one planet, WWF believes that humanity can make better choices that translate into clear benefits for ecology, society and the economy today and in the long term. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Kashmir monsoon floods leave 460 dead and displace almost a millionLast Updated on 2014-09-12 11:25:32Authorities in Pakistan and India are struggling to cope with raging monsoon floods which have killed more than 460 people, displaced nearly a million people, and still threaten many more.
Pakistani military specialists blew up dykes with explosives to divert water from rivers running close to three cities, while Indian authorities admitted that relief efforts had not yet reached about 300,000 people in Kashmir. Click here to read more.
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