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Extreme Adaptation: Navigating the Troubled Waters of the ‘New Normal’

Water. H-2-O. It’s the dominant molecule of our lives. We are 60% water (on average). Life as we know it is only possible because our…

Building Better Biochar Breakthroughs: A Roadmap for Biochar Research

What is the first thing you think when you hear “Black Gold”? Is it the theme song for the Beverly Hillbillies? A baritone “Texas Tea”?…

Always Follow the Nitrogen

“Follow the money” is a reliable tactic for figuring out people’s actions. Money is scarce, people want it, and do stuff with it. For plants,…

The ‘Carbon Market Bazaar’: Future Windfall for Producers or Just Hot Air?

I’m a fan of action movies, where a Middle Eastern bazaar is a popular place for high-speed chases. Even without the careening bullets and motorcycles,…

Get out the Map! A Soil Health Roadmap for Washington

Soil has been called “the living skin of the Earth.” The effort to maintain the health of this “living skin” in Washington got a boost…

Recent News Stories on Agriculture and Climate Change – Why Now?

Perspectives on Sustainability and our sister blog AgClimate.net, we have been discussing impacts on agriculture resulting from a changing climate for years now. We also…

Why the World Stays Green

The world is green with plants. The world also has thousands of species of plant-eating insects and other organisms. Why don’t all those insects eat…

Will I be able to get fries with that? A new approach for answering life’s big questions about the future of food

It’s been a long, hot, dry, fiery, smoky summer in much of the American West. That’s where the U.S. gets most of its fruits and…
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