Land Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Land Institute
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Roasting? 8 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat

By Anne Harding, Contributing WriterDate: 25 July 2014 Time: 12:55 PM ETWith the hottest June on record behind us, and a quadrupling of extreme heat events predicted   by the end of this century, humans are facing a heat-adaptation challenge. Sweltering ... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Crops of the past and future

Perennial agriculture isn’t limited to grains and a handful of vegetables—fruit orchards are the ultimate example of perennial agriculture.Perennials are growing all around us—in fields, forests, and grasslands. These plants regenerate themselves each ... [Published Resilience - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

7 Plants That May Save the World

Perennial WheatGrains are the staple food of humanity: the vast majority of people on the planet eat either rice, wheat, or corn on a daily basis, and those are all annual crops. The issue with annuals, which complete their life cycle in a few months ... [Published Inhabitat - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Plants, Azolla, Algae
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

CCGA identifies ‘blue skies’ research areas to improve global food security

The recommendations offered by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in its publication, “Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate ( www.tinyurl.com/mb4pj5s ), follow directly from its analysis of the challenges to increased global ... [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Special church events 7-19-14

* Brett Graves of Shiloh Ranch Ministries in Solomon will be the guest speaker at a special service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Faith Free Will Baptist Church, 611 Willis.The Shiloh Ranch Praise Band E2:8 will lead the song service in praise and worship ... [Published Salina Journal - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Waterworks: Why the Planet Depends on These Kansas Farmers

Editor's note: This story is one in a series on a crisis in America's Breadbasket—the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer and its effects on a region that helps feed the world. Read the previous installment here .MANHATTAN, Kansas—In America’s Breadbasket, ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Food prairie

It takes a tremendous amount of ongoing work to disrupt the tendency of the land in the Plains to try to become a prairie, or the land in the Northeast to become a forest. Ecosystem succession is a force of nature to contend with, and it requires huge ... [Published Resilience - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

PUBLIC FORUM: Letters for Sunday, July 13, 2014

Learn about ‘fair share’in property taxesWhen the Legislature’s Blue Ribbon Commission begins its look at the state’s taxes this summer, invariably there will be talk of business needing to pay its “fair share.” That’s certainly true, but what is fai ... [Published Logansport Pharos Tribune - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Prince Mired commends efforts of institute for deaf’s director

AMMAN — HH Prince Mired, president of the Higher Council for the Affairs of People with Disabilities, on Thursday presented Brother Andrew A.L.de Carpentier, director of the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf, with a sign language interpretation licenc ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Farming for the Future

(Photos: Dahr Jamail; Edited:  JR / TO )As the impacts of anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) continue to escalate, drought, wildfires, flooding and other extreme weather events continue to intensify and last longer as a result.In parts of Africa, ... [Published Global Research - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Natural Land Institute announces board officers, trustees

ROCKFORD — The Natural Land Institute recently held elections for officer and trustee positions on its board. Officers for a one-year term include: Dan Williams, board president; Mark Keister, board vice president; Tom Ptacin, treasurer; Ellwyn Englof, ... [Published Rockford Register Star - Jun 18 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Webinar: Land Institute Founder Wes Jackson on Sustainable Ag

SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION: In April, Green Builder Media launched the Celestia Project, our vision of a biophilic future in which we live in harmony with nature, with an examination of food and our modern agricultural practices. To ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]

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..."It does actually take a while for your core temperature to start to decrease," she said. "Short breaks are usually not going to be enough to make a difference."
..." Co-founded in 2006 by Dr. Sasha Kramer and Baudeler Magloire, SOIL utilizes EcoSan or ecological sanitation, a "low cost approach where human wastes are collected, composted, and recycled for use in agriculture and reforestation."
"I have never been contacted by someone identifying themselves as a Walmart representative," said Shaw, 57, a mail carrier in Ellsworth. "I'm getting to feel more like the buyer is Walmart. I probably won't know it even if it comes to the point of closing."

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Roasting? 8 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 25 2014]
Riordan Clinic plans affiliate clinics among ot... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 25 2014]
Crops of the past and future [Published Resilience - Jul 23 2014]
Perennial grains and food forests to save soils [Published Farming Futures - Jul 23 2014]
7 Plants That May Save the World [Published Inhabitat - Jul 22 2014]
Recent trends in farm land values more stable [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Jul 21 2014]
CCGA identifies ‘blue skies’ research areas to ... [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - Jul 20 2014]
Special church events 7-19-14 [Published Salina Journal - Jul 19 2014]
Saving soil: digging for solutions beneath our ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 15 2014]
Chicago Council on Global Affairs identifies ‘b... [Published Fence Post - Jul 14 2014]
Targeting productive lands [Published El Universal Venezuela - Jul 14 2014]
Food prairie [Published Resilience - Jul 14 2014]
Waterworks: Why the Planet Depends on These Kan... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 13 2014]
PUBLIC FORUM: Letters for Sunday, July 13, 2014 [Published Logansport Pharos Tribune - Jul 13 2014]
Prince Mired commends efforts of institute for ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 11 2014]
Venezuelan Farmers on Disputed Land Say They Ha... [Published Venezuelanalysis.com - Jul 04 2014]
Cathy Davis [Published Memphis Daily News - Jun 30 2014]
Are farm land values headed for a downturn? [Published SoyBean Digest - Jun 30 2014]
Farming for the Future [Published Global Research - Jun 25 2014]
Digging for Solutions in the Ground Beneath Our... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 24 2014]
How Overlooked Plants Like the Potato Bean Can ... [Published Wired News - Jun 24 2014]
Walmart Express confirms project in Ellsworth [Published Salina Journal - Jun 19 2014]
Natural Land Institute announces board officers... [Published Rockford Register Star - Jun 18 2014]
Cathedrals for Climate Change [Published theCSRfeed - May 23 2014]
Webinar: Land Institute Founder Wes Jackson on ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
Survey shows drop in Iowa cropland value [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 08 2014]
Saving Rustbelt Cities [Published Cato @ Liberty - Feb 18 2014]
LandsofAmerica.com Partners With The REALTORS® ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 05 2014]
REALTOR® University: Give the Gift of Education [Published RIS Media - Dec 23 2013]
Todd Renfrew Joins the Exclusive Haute Living R... [Published PRWeb - Dec 09 2013]
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Cathedrals for Climate Change [Published theCSRfeed - May 23 2014]
Why aren’t we studying the logic and wisdom of nature to develop solutions that will last lifetimes? SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION: Wes Jackson, sustainable agriculture expert and founder of The Land Institute, builds cathedrals. Not the ...
Webinar: Land Institute Founder Wes Jackson on ... [Published theCSRfeed - May 07 2014]
SOURCE: Green Builder Media DESCRIPTION: In April, Green Builder Media launched the Celestia Project, our vision of a biophilic future in which we live in harmony with nature, with an examination of food and our modern agricultural practices. To ...
Saving Rustbelt Cities [Published Cato @ Liberty - Feb 18 2014]
Randal O'Toole What should be done about the nation’s rustbelt cities–or, as they are being repackaged by marketers, “ Legacy Cities ”? The populations of at least a dozen major cities declined by more than 10 percent between 2000 and 2010, including ...
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