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The Importance of Healthy Soil for Long-Term Food Security

Globally, conventional agriculture is still following the same model of working with the land that led to the great dust bowls of America in the 1930s. So are we walking straight into a global crisis without noticing it, asks Permaculture teacher and designer Aaron Jewell. Every single civilization has relied on topsoil and agriculture to provide food security for its …

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Interview: The success of the student divestment movement in Ireland

July 6th, 2017 With the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill subject to pre-legislative scrutiny in the Dáil last week, Lia Flattery looks back at the success of the student divestment movement in Ireland and the role it played in making divestment a national issue. In recent years, there has been growing pressure for universities and businesses worldwide to divest from the …