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Saving the Planet Can Be Fun

Saving the Planet Can Be Fun

By: IPSnews.net – Paul Virgo Published: May 23, 2010 ROME – Saving the planet from environmental catastrophe is undoubtedly very important, but one of the reasons many people are not doing their bit could be that being green does not seem much fun. Activists frequently tell us, with good reason, that things such as driving […]

The Whiskey Island Fish Pepper Project

The Whiskey Island Fish Pepper Project

By: Scott Carlson Published: Urbanite #71 May 10 On a cold and wet October day, Mick Kipp and I went to One Straw Farm to see a bit of Maryland’s heritage ripening in the ground. Kipp drove his truck up the muddy road between the fields and stopped at a row of low bushes with […]

2010 Arizona Book Award Winners Announced

2010 Arizona Book Award Winners Announced

By: Arizona Book Publishing Association Published: May 2, 2010 The Arizona Book Publishing Association is pleased to announce the 2010 Arizona Book Award Winners. The winners received their Glyph Awards at a gala banquet at Phoenix Country Club on May 1, 2010. The Embodying Arizona and the Best Book Glyph Award Winners were revealed that […]

Desert oases as genetic refugia of heritage crops: Persistence of forgotten fruits in the mission orchards of Baja California, Mexico

Desert oases as genetic refugia of heritage crops: Persistence of forgotten fruits in the mission orchards of Baja California, Mexico

By: Gary Paul Nabhan, Jesus Garcia, Rafael Routson, Kanin Routson and Micheline Cariño-Olvera Published: April, 2010 The first introductions of agricultural crops to desert oases of Baja California, Mexico were initiated by Jesuit missionaries between 1697 and 1768 and historic records from these Jesuits provided a detailed benchmark by which temporal changes in agro-biodiversity can […]

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