Posts tagged regenerative land use
Juice company dumped orange peels in deforested area. Here’s what it looks like 16 years later

A couple of ecologists named Daniel Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs had an idea for a local orange juice company in Costa Rica — little did they know, their idea would lead to a discovery of a lifetime.

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Using the Scale of Permanence as a Tool for Land Evaluation

Whether looking for land to purchase for farming or planning the use of an existing property you own, the task of understanding and taking advantage of the unique environmental qualities your site has to offer can be daunting. As with any ecosystem, the ecology of a farm is complex, and takes time to unravel. Taking the time up front to properly understand your landscape means a greater likelihood of success down the line.

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Loess Plateau: Policies and Practices for Regenerating Farmland and Revitalizing Rural Economies

Projects to restore soil fertility, increase flood resilience, and boost agricultural yields and incomes in the western Loess Plateau areas of China suggests that it’s possible to rebuild rural villages and towns by renovating infrastructure, redeveloping local resources, and cultivating tourism, value-added agricultural products, and crafts.

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How to Create Fertility Without Buying Fertilizer

There is a common misconception in the farming world that’s harming your profits and potentially your future. We’re led to believe – in increasingly clever and technical ways – that we need fertilisers in order to increase the productivity of pasture or meadow. But just as humans aren’t ‘statin deficient’ when they have a heart attack; grasslands aren’t ‘fertiliser deficient’ if their performance is poor.

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Regeneration: The Next Stage of Organic Food and Farming—And Civilization

The basic menu for a Regeneration Revolution is to unite the world’s 3 billion rural farmers, ranchers and herders with several billion health, environmental and justice-minded consumers to overturn “business as usual” and embark on a global campaign of cooperation, solidarity and regeneration.

According to food activist Vandana Shiva, “Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the health crisis, the climate crisis, and the crisis of democracy.”

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Beyond Organic: How Regenerative Farming Can Save Us From Global Catastrophe

A growing corps of organic, climate, environmental, social justice and peace activists are promoting a new world-changing paradigm that can potentially save us from global catastrophe. The name of this new paradigm and movement is regenerative agriculture, or more precisely regenerative food, farming and land use.

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