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This week Awesome Stories brings you regenerative agriculture, diversity, kindness, and better teaching.
Regenerating the Planet
Embracing regenerative agriculture may be our best plan to both reverse climate change and repair ecosystems. According to research from the Rodale Institute, regenerative agriculture might be able to sequester up to 40% of current CO2 emissions, and maybe even 100% if pasture lands were treated the same way! Regenerative agriculture is the term for agriculture that attempts to help nature while growing food. Methods include no-tillage, organic fertilizers, composting, rotating crops, and resting fields to help soils heal and regenerate. Of course, we would also need to dramatically reduce the use of fossil fuels, but this might be our best way to actually reverse or stabilize climate change. As with most reform, the key is creating enough public awareness and political will. Will you help?
Balancing Diversity and Social…
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